"How to Lie with Statics" Podcast #2

This post included Sattera, Amanda, and Adowa. The group covered chapters 3 and 4 and analyzed a recommended article about how graphs are used to help lie in statics. The main topics were sample size, sample quality, types of averages, and reading graphs. 

How to lie with statistics 2nd podcast

Comments (1)

Mark Miles (Teacher)
Mark Miles

Good second podcast, but it's clear you didn't record with everyone present.

For next time, please respond to the following prompts:

  1. Explain why advertisers often rely on a very small sample to substantiate their claims.
  2. What does the author mean on Page 45 when he says, “Hardly anybody is exactly normal in any way…?”