# Statistics DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

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### Overview

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

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

### Product Details

• ISBN-13: 9780071751339
• Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
• Publication date: 3/24/2011
• Series: Demystified Series
• Edition number: 2
• Pages: 398
• Sales rank: 510,157
• Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

### Meet the Author

Stan Gibilisco has authored or co-authored more than 50 nonfiction books in the fields of electronics, general science, mathematics, and computing. One of his books, the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing (McGraw-Hill, 1995), was named as a "Best Reference of 1996" by the ALA. Stan is considered the "father" of the DeMYSTiFieD series, with more than 14 titles published, including Physics DeMYSTiFieD, Optics DeMYSTiFieD, and Trigonometry DeMYSTiFieD.

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
Index

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