[Homestead] statistics - how-to lie with numbers

Don Bowen don.bowen at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 5 15:48:43 EDT 2004

At 9/5/2004, you wrote:
>Same with polls. They are totally worthless.  I don't remember if it was
>part of the Statistical Math class (that prof was a real character) or part
>of a sociology class but how polls are manipulated is very interesting

Unless you can see the questions, most polls are worthless.  They are 
designed to be misleading or to sell a position.

Don Bowen
Awl Knotted Up Woodworking
Valley Center, CA             http://www.braingarage.com

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