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A friendly, hands-on guide to the dreaded field of statistics
Competence in and understanding statistics is important to success in such fields as business and science, and is often a requirement for college students in a variety of programs. This handy guide complements author Deborah Rumsey's Statistics For Dummies by presenting exercises and fully worked solutions that let students and professionals practice and sharpen their statistical skills and understanding of the subject. Offering a simple, straightforward examination of the process and products of statistical computation-as well as a wealth of tips and tricks-Statistics Workbook For Dummies is an invaluable resource for reinforcing the concepts and practice of statistics.
|Series:||For Dummies Series|
|Product dimensions:||8.32(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.81(d)|
About the Author
Deborah Rumsey has a PhD in Statistics from The Ohio State University (1993). Upon graduating, she joined the faculty in the Department of Statistics at Kansas State University, winning the distinguished Presidential Teaching Award and earning tenure and promotion in 1998. In 2000, she returned to Ohio State and is now a Statistics Education Specialist/Auxiliary Faculty Member for the Department of Statistics. Dr. Rumsey has served on the American Statistical Association’s Statistics Education Executive Committee and as the Editor of the Teaching Bits Section of the Journal of Statistics Education. She’s the author of the book Statistics For Dummies (Wiley), and she has published many papers and given many professional presentations on the subject of statistics education. Her particular research interests are curriculum materials development, teacher training and support, and immersive learning environments. Her passions, besides teaching, include her family, fishing, bird watching, driving a John Deere tractor, and Ohio State Buckeye football (not necessarily in that order).
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I liked that there were many problems to practice, and answers that really helped me understand. I liked that I could work at my own pace from easy to hard problems. I really liked the tips on what your teacher might ask you and mistakes to avoid. I recommend this book to anyone wanting to get a better grade in their statistics class.