From 1954, a timeless classic on the misuses of statistics. While over 50 years old, the examples given are still very relevant today. This is an excellent introductory text for the student who needs to be an intelligent user of statistical data. The book remains relevant as a wake-up call for people unaccustomed to examining the endless flow of numbers pouring from Wall Street, Madison Avenue, and everywhere else someone has an axe to grind, a point to prove, or a product to sell.
USED WITH: CRITICAL THINKING DAY 3: STATISTICAL LITERACY
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