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Proofiness How You're Being Fooled by the Numbers

ISBN: 9780143120070 | 0143120077
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Pub. Date: 9/27/2011

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The bestselling author of "Zero" shows how mathematical misinformation pervades and shapes daily lives. "Proofiness," as Seife explains in this eye-opening book, is the art of using pure mathematics for impure ends, and he reminds readers that bad mathematics has a dark side.

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