to Lie with Statistics

How to Lie with Statistics


Over Half a Million Copies Sold–an Honest-to-Goodness Bestseller Darrell Huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, the tabulation method, the interview technique, or the way the results are derived from the figures, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to full rather than to inform.

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What non-fiction books should everyone read to better themselves?(r/AskReddit)

How to Lie With Statistics by Darrell Huff

It’s a pretty quick read about how true information can be used in misleading ways.

Edit: Two other redditors have pointed out that you can find it for free here.

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