How to Lie With Statistics, by Darrell Huff, Pictures by Ir

How to Lie With Statistics, by Darrell Huff, Pictures by Ir

Postby admin » Thu May 12, 2016 2:51 am

How to Lie With Statistics
by Darrell Huff
Pictures by Irving Geis
© 1954 by Darrell Huff and Irving Geis

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Table of Contents

• Acknowledgments
• Introduction
• 1. The Sample with the Built-in Bias
• 2. The Well-Chosen Average
• 3. The Little Figures That Are Not There
• 4. Much Ado About Practically Nothing
• 5. The Gee-Whiz Graph
• 6. The One-Dimensional Picture
• 8. Post Hoc Rides Again
• 9. How to Statisticulate
• 10. How to Talk Back to a Statistic

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