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A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper: Making Sense of the Numbers in the Headlines (Penguin science)
A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper: Making Sense of the Numbers in the Headlines (Penguin science)
"Useful guide to avoid falling prey to some basic number fallacies and misinterpretations. Good fun, too"
Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences (Penguin Press Science)
Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences (Penguin Press Science)
"Similar concept and content, another one, which will both educate and entertain"
How to Lie with Statistics (Penguin Business)
How to Lie with Statistics (Penguin Business)
"Huff's classic on massaging data and visual representation thereoff, a must read"
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
"Guide to correct visual representation of graphical data, also showcasing examples of how it should not be done"
How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business
How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business
"More focused on measurement than numeracy per se but useful in the context nevertheless"
Speed Mathematics: Secret Skills for Quick Calculation
Speed Mathematics: Secret Skills for Quick Calculation
"A book for improving your mental arithmetic speed, so you can quickly check (back of the envelope) any dubious claims - fast mental calculation tends to impress in work situations, too"
Wrong: Why Experts Keep Failing Us - and How to Know When Not to Trust Them
Wrong: Why Experts Keep Failing Us - and How to Know When Not to Trust Them
"More on the conceptual problems with expert advice and research biases, again tangentially related but very useful additional knowledge on the subject"