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Head First Statistics (Head First Series)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2009

    Good introduction for those afraid of math

    If you need to understand the basics of statistics and statistical concepts, but are terrified of math, then this is probably the book you need to check out. This book moves slowly through basic statistical concepts, using lots of pictures, graphs, and diagrams to make the explanation more meaningful. Again, if mathematics doesn't scare you, you'll be quickly bored by this book. But for those who are scared of math, this is a perfect book to help navigate the world of statistics.

    While this book doesn't cover a huge number of concepts (e.g. ANOVA is not covered at all), those it does cover are done well. When complete, the reader should have a good understanding of data visualization, basic statistics (mean, median, mode), the most common sampling distributions, regression analysis, and common parametric tests (including tests based off the normal and chi-square distribution).

    All in all, I think this book will be entertaining for most readers, and the material is presented in a way that is engaging and relevant. Most statistics students are naturally confused when discussing probability distributions, but this book presents it in the context of Las Vegas, which makes it much more understandable for the average reader.

    While not for everyone, this is a good introductory statistics book that makes difficult concepts much easier to understand. If you have a degree in statistics or are otherwise well-versed in the subject, you likely won't find what you're looking for here. However, those without math-based college degrees will find a fun read and good introduction to the subject of statistics.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted August 25, 2010

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