The Numbers Game: The Commonsense Guide to Understanding Numbers in the News, in Politics, and in Life

The Numbers Game: The Commonsense Guide to Understanding Numbers in the News, in Politics, and in Life

Michael Blastland


The Strunk and White of information workforce as much as aid the common individual navigate the numbers within the information

Drawing on their highly renowned BBC Radio four express More or Less, journalist Michael Blastland and the world over identified economist Andrew Dilnot satisfaction, amuse, and convert American mathphobes through exhibiting how our daily studies make feel of numbers.

the unconventional premise of The Numbers online game is to teach how a lot we already be aware of and provides functional how you can use our wisdom to turn into cannier shoppers of the media. If you have ever puzzled what "average" particularly potential, no matter if the scare tales approximately melanoma hazard may still persuade you to alter your habit, or even if a narrative you learn within the paper is biased (and how), you would like this booklet. Blastland and Dilnot exhibit the way to continue to exist and thrive at the torrent of numbers that pours via lifestyle.

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