In this book the author of Innumeracy : Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences
reveals the hidden mathematical angles in countless media stories. His real life perspective on the statistics we rely on and how they can mislead is for anyone interested in gaining a more accurate view of their world. The book is written with a humorous and knowledgeable style that makes it great reading.
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From Publishers Weekly
Math professor Paulos's irreverent investigation of the often faulty use of statistics and fact in newspaper articles.
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