School of Mathematical Sciences

Matt Parker article on statistics in The Guardian

2 October 2010

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School of Mathematical Sciences: Matt Parker 
‘The simple truth about statistics’ Guardian.co.uk 
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Matt Parker writes that with the power of the internet nobody should be fooled by statistics. He says: “It is by not presenting all of the information and selectively choosing definitions that statistics can appear to lie. But such claims will not stand up under cross-examination.”