If you find yourself in a clutch (crisis) around the house, or even on the job, consider this foolproof problem-solving engineering graph:
Related to charts, if not to today’s prompt “clutch”, is this surprising statistic about a certain competition:
Even simpler, this insightful graph (certainly true of me!):
For some reason– perhaps the recent US election cycle?– many statistics have been dragged out and used to condemn or exalt, and we non-statisticians tend to nod and think we have learned something. But what is missing? A healthy skepticism and the understanding that correlation is not always causation.
Here are a few shocking graphs, using actual, publicly available numbers, for those of us who are desperate to discover a new conspiracy, or maybe for the statistic skeptics out there: