Basic statistical analysis

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Allyn and Bacon, Sep 1, 1999 - Mathematics - 626 pages
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This readable revision is presented as simply as possible to ensure that readers will gain a solid understanding of statistical procedures. The goal of this book is to demystify statistics. Presented with rules of evidence and the logic behind those rules.

The book is divided into three major units: Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, and Advanced Topics in Inferential Statistics. Includes definitions of key concepts in the glossary to prevent confusion over terminology. Presents a brief biography of six people who have had the most impact on the field of statistics. Offers new and easier methods for finding percentiles in Chapter 5.

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User Review  - csweder - LibraryThing

Really, a book that attempts to make learning about statistics fun? Well, it wasn't fun, but I guess my eyes didn't bleed either. (Not much at least.) Read full review

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User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

Simple easy to read text book on Stats. Hard part is to remember the formulas when find solutions to problems. Keeping notes on the nitty-gritty is a good principle when reading through each chapter. Read full review

Contents

Graphs and Measures of Central Tendency
19
Variability
43
The Normal Curve and z Scores
61
Copyright

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