Statistics for the Utterly Confused

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 15, 2000 - Mathematics - 318 pages
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Statistics for the Utterly Confused is your user-friendly introduction to elementary statistics, designed especially for non-math majors

Required courses in statistics are cause for alarm among more than 500,000 undergraduates in such disciplines as nursing, allied health, pre-law, pre-medicine, business administration, and criminal justice. This super-accessible book demystifies the dreaded subject for non-math majors.

Statistics for the Utterly Confusedprovides a logical, step-by-step approach to introductory statistics, stripping away confusing material and clarifying key concepts without long, theoretical discussion and includes:

  • Handy icons throughout the text offer easy visual aids
  • 500 self-testing questions
  • Technology Corner sections explain the latest software
  • Provides more than 200 examples and solved problems
 

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A functional, handy book with straightforward coverage of all the topics you'd hit in Statistics 101. It is far more thorough than a Statistics for Dummies--and harder to read--and requires the reader ... Read full review

Contents

PART I Descriptive Statistics
1
PART II Probability
119
PART III Statistical Inference
213
Appendix
305
Index
315
About the Author
319
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Lloyd R. Jaisingh, Ph.D., is Professor of Mathematics at Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky. He has taught statistics for the past thirteen years at Morehead State University, and has published several articles in applied statistics as well as books dealing with elementary statistics and the use of technology in the classroom. He has received a number of grants and fellowships, and an award as Outstanding Researcher of the Year at Morehead State.

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