Statistics DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Statistics DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Stan Gibilisco
     
 

Your chances of mastering statistics just increased!

Fully updated with all-new quizzes and test questions, Statistics DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is the ideal resource for learning, or refreshing your knowledge of, real-world statistics. You can use the book as a supplemental classroom text or as a self-contained course without an instructor.

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Your chances of mastering statistics just increased!

Fully updated with all-new quizzes and test questions, Statistics DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is the ideal resource for learning, or refreshing your knowledge of, real-world statistics. You can use the book as a supplemental classroom text or as a self-contained course without an instructor.

All exercises and problems reflect real-world scenarios, and presentations of how "manipulated" statistics can mislead the public are included. This hands-on guide contains eight chapters in two parts. Each chapter ends with a multiple-choice quiz. Each part ends with a multiple-choice test. A comprehensive multiple-choice final exam concludes the course.

Statistics DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition features

  • Chapter-opening objectives offering insight into what you’re going to learn in each step
  • Questions at the end of every chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
  • “Still Struggling?” icon providing specific recommendations for those having difficulty with certain subtopics
  • A final exam for overall self-assessment
  • “Curriculum Tree” that shows how the topic covered in the book fits into a larger curriculum
  • Exercises and problems that reflect real-world scenarios

Hard stuff made easy!

Statistics Concepts; Background Mathematics; Learning the Jargon; Basics of Probability; Descriptive Measures; Statistics in Action; Sampling and Estimation; Hypotheses, Prediction, and Regression; Correlation, Causation, Order, and Chaos; Practical Problems

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071751339
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/24/2011
Series:
Demystified Series
Pages:
398
Sales rank:
503,418
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: Statistics Concepts

Chapter 1. Background Mathematics

Chapter 2. Learning the Jargon

Chapter 3. Basics of Probability

Chapter 4. Descriptive Measures

Test: Part I

Part II: Statistics in Action

Chapter 5. Sampling and Estimation

Chapter 6. Hypotheses, Prediction, and Regression

Chapter 7. Correlation, Causation, Order, and Chaos

Chapter 8. Practical Review Problems

Test: Part II

Final Exam

Answers to Quizzes, Tests, and Final Exam

Suggested Additional Reading

Index

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