Statistics Essentials For DummiesStatistics Essentials For Dummies not only provides students enrolled in Statistics I with an excellent high-level overview of key concepts, but it also serves as a reference or refresher for students in upper-level statistics courses. Free of review and ramp-up material, Statistics Essentials For Dummies sticks to the point, with content focused on key course topics only. It provides discrete explanations of essential concepts taught in a typical first semester college-level statistics course, from odds and error margins to confidence intervals and conclusions. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical statistics concepts as they help high school students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom who just need a refresher of the core concepts. The Essentials For Dummies Series |
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Contents
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Descriptive Statistics | 13 |
Charts and Graphs | 23 |
The Binomial Distribution | 35 |
The Normal Distribution | 45 |
Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem | 55 |
Confidence Intervals | 69 |
The tdistribution | 107 |
Correlation and Regression | 113 |
TwoWay Tables | 127 |
A Checklist for Samples and Surveys | 137 |
A Checklist for Judging Experiments | 147 |
Ten Common Statistical Mistakes | 155 |
Tables for Reference | 163 |
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