Statistics in a Nutshell

Statistics in a Nutshell

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by Sarah Boslaugh
     
 

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Need to learn statistics for your job? Want help passing a statistics course? Statistics in a Nutshell is a clear and concise introduction and reference for anyone new to the subject. Thoroughly revised and expanded, this edition helps you gain a solid understanding of statistics without the numbing complexity of many college texts.

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Need to learn statistics for your job? Want help passing a statistics course? Statistics in a Nutshell is a clear and concise introduction and reference for anyone new to the subject. Thoroughly revised and expanded, this edition helps you gain a solid understanding of statistics without the numbing complexity of many college texts.

Each chapter presents easy-to-follow descriptions, along with graphics, formulas, solved examples, and hands-on exercises. If you want to perform common statistical analyses and learn a wide range of techniques without getting in over your head, this is your book.

• Learn basic concepts of measurement and probability theory, data management, and research design • Discover basic statistical procedures, including correlation, the t-test, the chi-square and Fisher’s exact tests, and techniques for analyzing nonparametric data • Learn advanced techniques based on the general linear model, including ANOVA, ANCOVA, multiple linear regression, and logistic regression • Use and interpret statistics for business and quality improvement, medical and public health, and education and psychology • Communicate with statistics and critique statistical information presented by others

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449361143
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/10/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
594
Sales rank:
352,782
File size:
13 MB
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