# Statistics Essentials For Dummies

Just the essential concepts you need to get ahead in statistics

This practical guide sticks to the point with discrete explanations of essential concepts taught in a typical first semester statistics course. From graphs and confidence intervals to regression and hypothesis testing, the nitty-gritty information presented here is perfect to use in studying

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## Overview

Just the essential concepts you need to get ahead in statistics

This practical guide sticks to the point with discrete explanations of essential concepts taught in a typical first semester statistics course. From graphs and confidence intervals to regression and hypothesis testing, the nitty-gritty information presented here is perfect to use in studying for exams, doing homework, or as a quick reference.

• Chart your statistics course — get a handle on charts, graphs, and descriptive stats from standard deviations to correlations
• Know your distributions — understand the probabilities for the normal, binomial, and t
• Do the analysis — handle hypothesis tests, confidence intervals, regression, and two-way tables with ease
• Take it to the limit — get the lowdown on sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
• Roll up your sleeves — discover the many experiments, surveys, and tests you'll encounter in statistics

Open the book and find:

• Descriptive stats, charts, and graphs
• Binomial, normal, and t-distributions
• The Central Limit Theorem
• Correlation and regression
• Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals
• Probabilities for two-way tables
• Checklists for evaluating surveys and experiments
• Ten common statistical mistakes

Learn to:

• Exactly what you need to know about statistical ideas and techniques
• The "must-know" formulas and calculations
• Core topics in quick, focused lessons

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## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470618394
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/17/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
859,459
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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