Maths | Science | Citizenship

Mythbusters #3: Statistics

Making a point: Few news articles are complete without statistics.

Do they do more harm than good? Left-handed people earn 10% less. We tell a lie every day. Which numbers should we trust? Here are seven myths about statistics, debunked.

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