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As we saw in this chapter (Section 2.6), numerical data can be presented in ways that call attention to certain changes that the presenter might want emphasized. Can you think of any instances where a politician or other public figure presented data in a way that favored his or her particular viewpoint?

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Chapter 2, Problem 51E
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As we saw in this chapter (Section 2.6), numerical data can be presented in ways that call attention to certain changes that the presenter might want emphasized. Can you think of any instances where a politician or other public figure presented data in a way that favored his or her particular viewpoint?

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Interpretation:

An instance where a politician or other public figure presented their data in a scientific way is to be quoted.

Concept Introduction:

Presentation of numerical data is very important so as to get the right impact on the audience. There are numerous ways to represent figures, such as, scientific notation and graphs, which can be bar graphs, line graphs, histograms etc.

These types of presentations provide a clear picture of the scenario and they are easily understood as well.

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Politicians have to present the reports on the work done as well as the money spent by them in their constituencies for various works after a certain period of time. In those reports, scientific methods, such as, graphs as well a...

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