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The cartoon guide to statistics

Author: Larry Gonick; Woollcott Smith
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, [1993] ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
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Illustrates the principles of statistics through humorous cartoons.
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Genre/Form: Caricatures and cartoons
Humoristische Darstellung
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Cartoons
Caricatures et dessins humoristiques
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Gonick; Woollcott Smith
ISBN: 0062731025 9780062731029
OCLC Number: 27976835
Description: 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is statistics? --
Data description --
Probability --
Random variables --
A tale of two distributions --
Sampling --
Confidence intervals --
Hypothesis testing --
Comparing two populations --
Experimental design --
Regression --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Larry Gonick & Woollcott Smith ; [illustrations by Larry Gonick].
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Provides a humorous tour through modern statistics as it is practiced in a wide variety of fields - from the humanities to the sciences. The book begins with a brief history of the subject, then  Read more...

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"Gonick is so consistently witty and clever that the reader is barely aware of being given a thorough grounding.""--Omni""Gonick is one of a kind.""--Discover"

 
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The cartoon guide to statistics by Larry Gonick, & Woollcott Smith

by wppalmer (WorldCat user published 2014-05-02) Very Good Permalink

CITATION: Gonick, L. & Criddle, C. (2005). The cartoon guide to statistics. New York: HarperCollins Publishers (Collins Reference).

Reviewer: Dr W. P. Palmer

Cartoon guides exist for at least ten different subjects including the Modern World, chemistry physics and sex....
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