Millions, Billions, Zillions: Defending Yourself in a World of Too Many Numbers

by

Write The First Customer Review
Millions, Billions, Zillions: Defending Yourself in a World of Too Many Numbers - Kernighan, Brian
Filter Results
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

An essential guide to recognizing bogus numbers and misleading data Numbers are often intimidating, confusing, and even deliberately deceptive--especially when they are really big. The media loves to report on millions, billions, and trillions, but frequently makes basic mistakes or presents such numbers in misleading ways. And misunderstanding numbers can have serious consequences, since they can deceive us in many of our most important decisions, including how to vote, what to buy, and whether to make a financial ...

Millions, Billions, Zillions: Defending Yourself in a World of Too Many Numbers 2018, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691182773

Hardcover

Select