Cartoon Guide to Statistics

Cartoon Guide to Statistics

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by Larry Gonick, Woollcott Smith, Woolcott Smith
     
 

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If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on "People's Court," or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy.

The Cartoon Guide to Statistics covers all the

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If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on "People's Court," or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy.

The Cartoon Guide to Statistics covers all the central ideas of modern statistics: the summary and display of data, probability in gambling and medicine, random variables, Bernoulli Trails, the Central Limit Theorem, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, and much more—all explained in simple, clear, and yes, funny illustrations. Never again will you order the Poisson Distribution in a French restaurant!

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A very clever effort at explaining the meaning and use of the major statistical methods through the medium of captioned cartoon drawings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062731029
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
07/28/1993
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
166,886
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

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