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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
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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
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298242
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DLC
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Blastland, Michael
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Dilnot, A. W
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True
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  • Number concept
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
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the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life
Label
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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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781592404230
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008030130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • ocn233549611
  • OCoLC
Label
The numbers game : the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life, Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781592404230
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008030130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn233549611
  • OCoLC

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