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Don't Be Fooled by Statistics!

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Don't Be Fooled by Statistics!

Learn how advertisers and the media use numbers to bamboozle you
By The Blinkist Curators
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Do you remember those math classes in school where your teacher kept driving at the importance of statistics in your everyday life? Well... they were right. Statistics are all around us and they do a great job at providing context and magnitude to any given situation, which is also why advertisers and companies use statistics to influence your decisions and to legitimize their products. This intersection of mathematics and media is exactly what you'll be exploring in this collection of Blinks and Shortcast episodes. You'll get an introduction to statistical concepts, learn how to interpret statistics appropriately, and find out when and why you should be skeptical if the stats are too good to be true.

Don't Be Fooled by Statistics!

Learn how advertisers and the media use numbers to bamboozle you
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