## Basic Statistical AnalysisProviding an introduction to applied statistics, this work covers areas including psychology, education, criminal justice and health sciences, with problems on such topics as teacher salaries, drug sales, sports scores, special education, brain differences, hormonal inputs, dogmatism and anxiety, and the use of illegal substances as a function of shyness. |

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### Contents

Introduction to Statistics | 3 |

Graphs and Measures of Central Tendency | 23 |

Variability | 47 |

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