base rate fallacy
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Historically the reelection rate for members of Congress is in the area of 95 percent.
Paperback publishers distributed their titles in African-American neighborhoods because it expanded their market base.
With a mortality rate of 70 percent, the more cases that arise, the deadlier this epidemic becomes.
If ISIS “came into a base and killed hundreds of troops, then people would ask a lot more questions.”Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The accident rate in Asia has marred what was in 2014 a banner year for aviation safety.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The upper part of the stem is usually unbranched, but whorls of branches occur towards the base.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
In future years the poor-rate (so-called) will include, in addition to these, all other rates levyable by the Corporation.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
It is a vile world because it is an under-educated world, unreasonable, suspicious, base and ferocious.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
At any rate his stirring advice and the dispatches he brought roused the military authorities at Meerut into activity.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
If we turn again in a new direction, it will at any rate not be in the direction of a return to autocratic mediævalism.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock