200% of Nothing: An Eye-Opening Tour through the Twists and Turns of Math Abuse and Innumeracy
by A. K. Dewdney (Author)
- New Book
With the razor-sharp wit that made him popular as the "Mathematical Recreations" columnist for Scientific American, Dewdney exposes all the slick tricks and subtle schemes used by advertisers, politicians, stockbrokers, car dealers, and just about anybody who tries to impress us with numbers. Amusing examples of every kind of math abuse taken from real-life cases.
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Wiley (February 9, 1996)
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