Why you need to select and report the appropriate statistics, and include raw data!

Some fun examples with cartoons!

The original version of this can be found here, produced by Ben Orlin on his fun blog #mathwithbaddrawings, which is incidentally also quite a fun hastag if you are twitter inclined!

Why Not to Trust Statistics

Re-blogging for fun/posterity!

Originally entitled why not to trust statistics, I think its more a reminder that a) you should use your brain, and b) you should select the appropriate tools for the job.

Why Not to Trust Statistics

Why you should use your brain (and have moral standards) when applying statistics, and look at the raw data (and use your brain) when interpreting that of others

 

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