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

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: 3/24/2011
  • Series: Demystified Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 398
  • Sales rank: 404,771
  • 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.

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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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