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The Numbers Game

The Commonsense Guide to Understanding Numbers in the News, in Politics, and in Life

by Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot

Hardcover, 210 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $22 |

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The Numbers Game
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The Commonsense Guide to Understanding Numbers in the News, in Politics, and in Life
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Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot

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The team from BBC Radio's More or Less demonstrates how to better understand the world and make more responsible consumer choices using accessible mathematical principles, in a lighthearted guide that redefines the concepts of averages, risks, and statistics. 30,000 first printing.