## BioStats Basics: A Student Handbook provides introductory-level biology students with a practical and accessible introduction to statistical research. Engaging and informal, the book avoids excessive theoretical and mathematical detail to focus on how core statistical methods are put to work in biology. Students learn the essentials in probability that enable skillful experiment design and the correct use of statistical tests. Everyday examples, are drawn from ecology, animal physiology, animal behavior, medicine, and other areas of biology, are used the clarify methods. The accompanying Web site, www.whfreeman.com/gould is closely integrated with the text, providing crucial tutorials (explanations of tests alongside simulations) plus data analysis tools for completing the text’s exercises.BioStats Basics |

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### Contents

Cause and Effect | 1 |

Tests covered in | 10 |

Data | 13 |

Tests covered in 11 | 40 |

Tests covered in 3 Binomial Distributions | 41 |

But Which One Is Different? | 163 |

Hoary Extensions of the TwoWay ANOVA | 169 |

Points to Remember | 178 |

Testing Unpaired TwoSample Data | 222 |

More Than the Basics | 232 |

Answers to Exercises | 335 |

Statistics Labs | 361 |

Selected Statistical Tables | 369 |

13 | 372 |

139 | 388 |

189 | 395 |

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