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The complete idiot's guide to statistics

Author: Robert A Donnelly, Jr.
Publisher: New York, NY : Alpha, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Not a numbers person? No problem! This new edition is aimed at high school and college students who need to take statistics to fulfill a degree requirement and follows a standard statistics curriculum. Readers will find information on frequency distributions; mean, median, and mode; range, variance, and standard deviation; probability; and more. Emphasizes Microsoft Excel for number-crunching and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Donnelly, Jr.
ISBN: 9781592576340 1592576346
OCLC Number: 123509784
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 395 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Basics --
1: Let's get started --
2: Data, data everywhere and not a drop to drink --
3: Displaying descriptive statistics --
4: Calculating descriptive statistics: measures of central tendency (mean, median, and mode) --
5: Calculating descriptive statistics: measures of dispersion --
Part 2: Probability Topics --
6: Introduction to probability --
7: More probability stuff --
8: Counting principles and probability distributions --
9: Binomial probability distribution --
10: Poisson probability distribution --
11: Normal probability distribution --
Part 3: Inferential Statistics --
12: Sampling --
13: Sampling distributions --
14: Confidence intervals --
15: Introduction to hypothesis testing --
16: Hypothesis testing with one sample --
17: Hypothesis testing with two samples --
Part 4: Advanced Inferential Statistics --
18: Chi-square probability distribution --
19: Analysis of variance --
20: Correlation and simple regression --
Appendixes --
A: Solutions to "your turn" --
B: Statistical tables --
C: Glossary --
Index.
Other Titles: Complete idiot's guide
Statistics
Responsibility: by Robert A. Donnelly.

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From the Publisher: Not a numbers person? No problem! This new edition is aimed at high school and college students who need to take statistics to fulfill a degree requirement and follows a standard statistics curriculum. Readers will find information on frequency distributions; mean, median, and mode; range, variance, and standard deviation; probability; and more. Emphasizes Microsoft Excel for number-crunching and computations.

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