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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

Label
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
Genre
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dilnot, A. W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Number concept
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Mathematics
  • Number concept
  • Statistics
  • Number concept
Label
The numbers game : the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life, Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0822/2008030130.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Control code
ocn233549611
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781592404230
Lccn
2008030130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-copy20090330-125
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o233549611
  • (OCoLC)233549611
Label
The numbers game : the commonsense guide to understanding numbers in the news, in politics, and in life, Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0822/2008030130.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Control code
ocn233549611
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 210 pages
Isbn
9781592404230
Lccn
2008030130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-copy20090330-125
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o233549611
  • (OCoLC)233549611

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