How to Lie with Statistics

Read Chapter 5 in How to Lie with Statistics (6 pages in total) and answer one of the following questions in your own words, in 3 to 4 sentences (or more).

Here is a link to the book: https://archive.org/details/HowToLieWithStatistics_201608/page/n31/mode/2up (Links to an external site.)

What does it mean to “truncate” a graph? How does this mislead readers?
What does it mean to “change the proportion between the ordinate and the abscissa?” How does this mislead readers?

Sample Solution

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