Data, Graphing, and Statistics by Rebecca Wingard-Nelson | 9780766025677 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Data, Graphing, and Statistics

Data, Graphing, and Statistics

by Rebecca Wingard-Nelson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766025675

ISBN-13: 9780766025677

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated

In a simple and direct style, Rebecca Wingard-Nelson unravels the mystery of data, graphing, and statistics. You will learn how to use data and to choose and create the best graph for different kinds of data. Graphs and data, including central tendency and distribution, are clearly explained. Whether you are learning this information for the first time -- on your own

Overview

In a simple and direct style, Rebecca Wingard-Nelson unravels the mystery of data, graphing, and statistics. You will learn how to use data and to choose and create the best graph for different kinds of data. Graphs and data, including central tendency and distribution, are clearly explained. Whether you are learning this information for the first time -- on your own or with a tutor -- or you would like to review your math skills, this book is a great choice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766025677
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Math Success Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
9 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction5
1.Data and Statistics6
2.Frequency Tables8
3.Ratios10
4.Percents12
5.Circle Graphs14
6.Bar Graphs16
7.Double-Bar Graphs18
8.Histograms20
9.Relative Frequency Histograms22
10.Distribution Shapes24
11.Line Graphs26
12.Double-Line Graphs28
13.Frequency Polygons30
14.Cumulative Frequency and Ogives32
15.Scatter Plots34
16.Line of Best Fit36
17.Choosing a Graph38
18.Misleading Graphs40
19.Line Plots42
20.Stem-and-Leaf Diagrams44
21.Central Tendency and Mean46
22.Median and Mode48
23.Weighted Mean50
24.Quartiles52
25.Box-and-Whiskers Plots54
26.Measures of Dispersion56
27.Applications of Dispersion58
28.Outliers60
Further Reading and Internet Addresses62
Index63

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