Read Darrell Huff, How to Lie with Statistics
LIBRARY, ONE DAY RESERVE; OR FIND IN OTHER LIBRARIES; OR ELSE BUY
Write a 1 page essay in Word, describing the general approach of the text. 1Â½ POINTS
Design a statistical lie. 1Â½ POINTS
- Invent your own lie, do not take yours from the text.
- Provide some data. True data is best; cite your source.
- Present it with an eye to deception, with the ring of â€˜truthâ€™.
- On a separate page, provide a 1 paragraph explanation (following the text),
as to why your lie might work.