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Statistics for the Utterly Confused / Edition 2
     

Statistics for the Utterly Confused / Edition 2

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by Lloyd Jaisingh
 

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ISBN-10: 0071461930

ISBN-13: 9780071461931

Pub. Date: 12/22/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Statistics for the Utterly Confused, Second Edition

When it comes to understanding statistics, even good students can be confused. Perfect for students in any introductory non-calculus-based statistics course, and equally useful to professionals working in the world, Statistics for the Utterly Confused is your ticket to success. Statistical

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Statistics for the Utterly Confused, Second Edition

When it comes to understanding statistics, even good students can be confused. Perfect for students in any introductory non-calculus-based statistics course, and equally useful to professionals working in the world, Statistics for the Utterly Confused is your ticket to success. Statistical concepts are explained step-by-step and applied to such diverse fields as business, economics, finance, and more.

The message of Statistics for the Utterly Confused is simple: you don't have to be confused anymore. Updated and expanded to give you the latest changes in the field, this up-to-the-minute edition includes many new examples of Excel output, the most widely used of all statistics programs; a new chapter on Analysis of Variance (ANOVA); and 200 additions to the 700 self-testing questions and answers. The expert author's Web site also gives you tons of fresh examples, practice problems, and strategies--so you can go from utterly confused to totally prepared in no time!

Inside, you'll discover how to:

  • Grasp the meaning of everyday statistical concepts
  • Find out what's probable and what isn't
  • Read, understand, and solve statistics problems
  • Improve your scores on exams
  • Use your skills in any field

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071461931
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/22/2005
Series:
Utterly Confused Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
241,450
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: Descriptive Statistics

1. Graphical Displays

2. Numerical Measures of Central Tendency

3. Numerical Measures of Variability

4. Numerical Measures of Positions

5. Exploring Bivariate Data

6. Exploring Categorical Data

Part II: Probability

7. Randomness, Uncertainty, and Probability

8. Discrete Probability Distributions

9. The Normal Probability Distribution

10. Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem

Part III: Statistical Inference

11. Confidence Intervals: Large Samples

12. Hypothesis Tests: Large Samples

13. Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Tests: Small Samples

14. Chi-Square Procedures

15. One-Way Analysis of Variance

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