Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences Quiz

John Allen Paulos
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Many statistics are often cited as ______. (from Chapter 5 - Statistics, Trade-Offs, and Society, Close)

2.

What word does Paulos use to describe fascination with averages? (from Chapter 5 - Statistics, Trade-Offs, and Society, Close)

3.

It is possible for correlations to be: (from Chapter 5 - Statistics, Trade-Offs, and Society, Close)

4.

What can severely affect one's poll? (from Chapter 5 - Statistics, Trade-Offs, and Society, Close)

5.

What great writer is mentioned in this chapter? (from Chapter 3 - Pseudoscience)

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