## How NOT To Lie With Statistics “On Average”

If you drove to work at 20 mph and returned from work at 30 mph, what was your average speed for the round trip? If you answered 25 mph, read on to learn why that is incorrect.

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# Darrell Huff

## How NOT To Lie With Statistics “On Average”

If you drove to work at 20 mph and returned from work at 30 mph, what was your average speed for the round trip? If you answered 25 mph, read on to learn why that is incorrect.

Musings on engaging with data more meaningfully