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Statistics for people who (think they) hate statistics

Author: Neil J Salkind
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5. edView all editions and formats

Now in its fifth edition, this text teaches an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is informative, personable, and clear


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil J Salkind
ISBN: 9781452277714 1452277710
OCLC Number: 940608668
Description: xxvii, 483 s. : illustrations
Contents: PART I. YIPPEE! I'M IN STATISTICS1. Statistics or Sadistics? It's Up to YouPART II. SIGMA FREUD AND DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS2. Means to an End: Computing and Understanding Averages3. Vive la Difference: Understanding Variability4. A Picture Really Is Worth a Thousand Words5. Ice Cream and Crime: Correlation Coefficients6. Just the Truth: An Introduction to Understanding Reliability and ValidityPART III. TAKING CHANCES FOR FUN AND PROFIT7. Hypotheticals and You: Testing Your Questions8. Are Your Curves Normal? Probability and Why It CountsPART IV. SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENCE: USING INFERENTIAL STATISTICS9. Significantly Significant: What It Means for You and Me10. Only the Lonely: The One-Sample z Test11. t(ea) for Two: Tests Between the Means of Different Groups12. t(ea) for Two (Again): Tests Between the Means of Related Groups13. Two Groups Too Many? Try Analysis of Variance14. Two Too Many Factors: Factorial Analysis of Variance15. Cousins or Just Good Friends? Testing Relationships Using the Correlation Coefficient16. Predicting Who'll Win the Super Bowl: Using Linear Regression17. What to Do When You're Not Normal: Chi-Square and Some Other Nonparametric Tests18. Some Other (Important) Statistical Problems You Should Know About19. A Statistical Software SamplerPART V. TEN THINGS YOU'LL WANT TO KNOW AND REMEMBER20. The Ten (or More) Best Internet Sites for Statistics Stuff21. The Ten Commandments of Data CollectionAppendix A. SPSS in Less Than 30 MinutesAppendix B. TablesAppendix C. Data SetsAppendix D. Answers to Practice QuestionsAppendix E. Math: Just the Basics
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