No wonder the ﬁnancial markets have been in turmoil lately: people can’t do mathematics any more.
Last week, Jon Stewart pointed out that Fox News’s poll lacks a bit of credibility:
considering the entire sample adds up to 120 per cent.
This is no anomaly. On my Ad.ly page, analysing the Tweeters who follow me:
100 per cent is now 122 per cent.
When various governments announced their economic stimulus plans, did they include some rule on inﬂating statistics?Posted by Jack Yan, 08:27
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