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By Jefferson Hane Weaver

we are barraged with facts on a daily basis approximately well-being dangers, existence expectancy, and the probabilities of good fortune, yet to so much folks these types of numbers and possibilities suggest little or no. if you are concerned about how data can considerably impression your lifestyles yet don't need to strive against with the equations in a dry-as-dust textbook, this lighthearted, tongue-in-cheek, whirlwind journey of pleasing facts has every little thing you need.

Not basically will you be amused via J. H. Weaver's many unique examples, yet you are going to really examine anything approximately how statistics paintings. Even the main math phobic person can't face up to delving into the various provocative issues coated, including:

Dating--What are the probabilities of discovering your excellent mate?
Health--What are the chances that you'll have surgical procedure played this year?
Success--What is the possibility that this booklet could be a best-seller?

Weaver admirably succeeds in proving that records will be enjoyable, whereas exhibiting wisdom of the chances for any given state of affairs may also help stay away from hazards and bring up your probabilities of a profitable and relaxing life.

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