## Statistics: A Tool for the Social SciencesAimed at undergraduate students taking course in statistics for sociology and the social sciences, this work assumes only high school algebra. This edition features a more applied social science perspective, especially with regard to multivariate analysis and the interpretation of results. |

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### Contents

WHAT IS STATISTICS? | 1 |

MEASUREMENT | 18 |

FROM A SINGLE VARIABLE | 50 |

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