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Use and abuse of statistics

W. J. Reichmann

Use and abuse of statistics

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical statistics -- Popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published London: Methuen, 1961.

    StatementW.J. Reichmann.
    SeriesPelican books
    The Physical Object
    Pagination345p. :
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19062699M


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