Statistics For The Terrified / Edition 4

ISBN-10: 0131930117

ISBN-13: 9780131930117

Pub. Date: 09/12/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written in a personal and informal style, this book helps readers make the leap from apprehension to comprehension. Statistics For The Terrified 4/e teaches students how to use SPSS, one of the most widely used statistical software packages. This book successfully encourages readers grasp the meaning of basic statistical concepts and to solve statistical problems

Overview

Written in a personal and informal style, this book helps readers make the leap from apprehension to comprehension. Statistics For The Terrified 4/e teaches students how to use SPSS, one of the most widely used statistical software packages. This book successfully encourages readers grasp the meaning of basic statistical concepts and to solve statistical problems through a unique blend of humor, logic, and common sense. Examples problems are provided using SPSS for every key concept along with step-by-step assistance, without the need for lengthy theoretical discussions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131930117
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/12/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I Essentials for Statistics

1 Effective Strategies for Studying Statistics

2 Overcoming Math Anxiety

3 How to Use SPSS

SECTION II Describing Univariate Data

4 Frequency Distributions

5 Descriptive Statistics

6 The Normal Curve

7 Percentiles and Standard Scores

SECTION III Correlation Coefficients and Linear Regression

8 Correlation Coefficients

9 Linear Regression

SECTION IV Inferential Statistics

10 Introduction to Inferential Statistics

11 The t Test

12 Analysis of Variance

13 Non-parametric Statistics: Chi-square

14 Postscript

A Basic Math Concepts

B Proportions of Area under the Normal Curve

C Random Selection

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