## Practical Statistics Simply ExplainedFor those who need to know statistics but shy away from math, this book teaches how to extract truth and draw valid conclusions from numerical data using logic and the philosophy of statistics rather than complex formulae. Lucid discussion of averages and scatter, investigation design, more. Problems with solutions.Reprint of the 1968 edition. |

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### Contents

Introduction | 11 |

Nature of Probability | 19 |

Sampling | 37 |

Averages and Scatter | 51 |

Design of Investigations | 92 |

Significance Tests | 137 |

Miscellaneous Questions | 331 |

Answers | 360 |

Tables of Squares and Square Roots | 392 |

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