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Numbers Game: The Commonsense Guide to Understanding Numbers in the News, in Pol

By: Blastland, Michael & Dilnot

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 12/23/2012

Seller ID: 9781592404230

ISBN: 1592404235

Condition: USED


The Strunk & White of statistics team up to help the average person navigate the numbers in the news. Drawing on their hugely popular BBC Radio 4 show "More or Less, ," journalist Michael Blastland and internationally known economist Andrew Dilnot delight, amuse, and convert American mathphobes by showing how our everyday experiences make sense of numbers. The radical premise of "The Numbers Game" is to show how much we already know, and give practical ways to use our knowledge to become cannier consumers of the media. In each concise chapter, the authors take on a different theme?su... View more info