Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics Interactive eBook Student Version / Edition 5

Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics Interactive eBook Student Version / Edition 5

by Neil J. Salkind
     
 

ISBN-10: 1483303330

ISBN-13: 9781483303338

Pub. Date: 12/28/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The bestselling Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics is now in its Fifth Edition and now also available in an interactive e Book edition!

Continuing its hallmark use of humour, this text helps students develop an understanding of an often intimidating and difficult subject with an approach that is informative, personable, and clear. Author Neil

Overview

The bestselling Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics is now in its Fifth Edition and now also available in an interactive e Book edition!

Continuing its hallmark use of humour, this text helps students develop an understanding of an often intimidating and difficult subject with an approach that is informative, personable, and clear. Author Neil J. Salkind takes students through various statistical procedures, beginning with descriptive statistics, correlation, and graphical representation of data, and ending with inferential techniques and analysis of variance. In addition, the book covers SPSS and includes reviews of more advanced techniques, such as reliability, validity, and introductory non-parametric statistics. The new Fifth Edition offers more examples than ever before, and a new Real World Stats feature at the end of each chapter.

Interactive e Book Edition available!

The slimpack provides 180 day access to the interactive e Book edition which features embedded links to video and websites, a rollover glossary, rich search functionality and more.

Click here to see a video walk-through of the rich Interactive e Book features.

Click here to view a sample chapter from the Interactive e Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781483303338
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/28/2013
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
499,708
Product dimensions:
0.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. YIPPEE! I'M IN STATISTICS
1. Statistics or Sadistics? It's Up to You
PART II. SIGMA FREUD AND DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
2. Means to an End: Computing and Understanding Averages
3. Vive la Difference: Understanding Variability
4. Measurement
5. Ice Cream and Crime: Correlation Coefficients
6. Just the Truth: An Introduction to Understanding Reliability and Validity
PART III. TAKING CHANCES FOR FUN AND PROFIT
7. Hypotheticals and You: Testing Your Questions
8. Are Your Curves Normal? Probability and Why It Counts
PART IV. SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENCE: USING INFERENTIAL STATISTICS
9. Significantly Significant: What It Means for You and Me
10. Only the Lonely: The One-Sample z Test
11. t(ea) for Two: Tests Between the Means of Different Groups
12. t(ea) for Two (Again): Tests Between the Means of Related Groups
13. Two Groups Too Many? Try Analysis of Variance
14. Two Too Many Factors: Factorial Analysis of Variance
15. Cousins or Just Good Friends? Testing Relationships Using the Correlation Coefficient
16. Predicting Who'll Win the Super Bowl: Using Linear Regression
17. What to Do When You're Not Normal: Chi-Square and Some Other Nonparametric Tests
18. Some Other (Important) Statistical Problems You Should Know About
19. A Statistical Software Sampler
PART V. TEN THINGS YOU'LL WANT TO KNOW AND REMEMBER
20. The Ten (or More) Best Internet Sites for Statistics Stuff
21. The Ten Commandments of Data Collection
Appendix A. SPSS in Less Than 30 Minutes
Appendix B. Tables
Appendix C. Data Sets
Appendix D. Answers to Practice Questions
Appendix E. Math: Just the Basics

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