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Numbers Rule Your World free pdf This title offers an infinitely entertaining look at everyday statistics that help readers beat the odds - at work, play, and life! What are the chances that you'll strike it rich? That you'll get to work on time? That your kids will get to ride Space Mountain in under 90 minutes? Whether you're good at math or not, numbers play a huge role in life. This endlessly fascinating book by renowned statistician Kaiser Fung reveals the everyday applications of statistics in action, from stock charts and test scores, to theme parks and traffic jams. You'll discover what it means to be an 'average Joe', how Disney calculates waiting times, and why highway engineers build ramps. You'll also learn behind-the-scenes, time-saving business tips, calculated stock risks, and odds-on lottery strategies. It's one wild ride on the number-crunching rollercoaster that adds up to one terrific read.

About Kaiser Fung

Kaiser Fung is a statistician with more than a decade of experience in applying statistical methods to unlocking the relationship between advertising and customer behaviors. His blog, "Junk Charts," pioneered the genre of critically examining data and graphics in the mass media. Since 2005, "Junk Charts" has received rave reviews from Science magazine, the Guardian, Yahoo!, and Stanford University Libraries. He is an adjunct professor at New York University where he teaches practical statistics to professionals, and holds statistics, business, and engineering degrees from Cambridge, Harvard, and Princeton Universities. Fung is also a fellow of the Royal Statistics Society.

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Author : Kaiser Fung
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional
Data Published : 01 March 2010
ISBN : 0071626530
EAN : 9780071626538
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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