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The Resource The numbers game : the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life, Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot

The numbers game : the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life, Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot

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The numbers game : the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life
Title
The numbers game
Title remainder
the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life
Statement of responsibility
Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Numbers saturate the news, politics, and life. The average person can use basic knowledge and common sense to put the never-ending onslaught of facts and figures in their proper place
Cataloging source
DLC
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Blastland, Michael
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA141.15
LC item number
.B535 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Dilnot, A. W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Number concept
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
Label
The numbers game : the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life, Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-202) and index
Contents
Counting: use strawberry jam -- Size: it's personal -- Chance: the tiger that isn't -- Up and down: a man and his dog -- Averages: the white rainbow -- Performance: the whole elephant -- Risk: bring home the bacon -- Sampling: drinking from a fire hose -- Data: know the unknowns -- Shock figures: wayward tee shots -- Comparison: mind the gap -- Causation: think twice -- Last word
Control code
ocn233549611
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 210 p.
Isbn
9781592404230
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008030130
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The numbers game : the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life, Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-202) and index
Contents
Counting: use strawberry jam -- Size: it's personal -- Chance: the tiger that isn't -- Up and down: a man and his dog -- Averages: the white rainbow -- Performance: the whole elephant -- Risk: bring home the bacon -- Sampling: drinking from a fire hose -- Data: know the unknowns -- Shock figures: wayward tee shots -- Comparison: mind the gap -- Causation: think twice -- Last word
Control code
ocn233549611
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 210 p.
Isbn
9781592404230
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008030130
Other physical details
ill.

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