Vidyarjan Nugget # 15: Book titled “How to lie with statistics”

Published in 1954, “How to lie with statistics” book pretends to educate us on how to lie with statistics. But the real and noble intent is to make us aware of pitfalls of blindly trusting statistics. It provides detailed elaboration along with illustrations, on how statistics can be used to deceive facts. In final chapter, it provides a list of five simple questions to ask, which can help uncover the truth. The book is available for free to read online.

The link to this learning resource is http://bit.ly/vnl0015.

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