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Numbers Rule Your World: The Hidden Influence of Probability and Statistics on Everything You Do

By Kaiser Fung ’95
Posted on August 18, 2010


(McGraw Hill) The author takes the reader inside the world of numbers, revealing the practical applications of statistics in our everyday lives, from stock charts and test scores to traffic jams. Fung is a statistician at Sirius XM Radio responsible for gleaning insight into advertising and customer behavior. He also is known as the Junk Charts blogger (http://junkcharts.typepad.com).

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