Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780470911082) is now being published as Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293521). While this version features an older Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the new release and should not be considered a different product.
Stymied by statistics? No fear ? this friendly guide offers clear, practical explanations of statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that show you how these concepts apply to your everyday life.
Statistics For Dummies shows you how to interpret and critique graphs and charts, determine the odds with probability, guesstimate with confidence using confidence intervals, set up and carry out a hypothesis test, compute statistical formulas, and more.
Packed with practical advice and real-world problems, Statistics For Dummies gives you everything you need to analyze and interpret data for improved classroom or on-the-job performance.
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The easy way to get down with statistics
Stymied by statistics? Fear not! In easy-to-understand terms, this friendly guide shows you how to collect, graph, and critique data; decipher distributions; calculate confidence intervals and hypothesis tests; analyze data with correlation, regression, and two-way tables; and much more.
The world of statistics — get a handle on the quantity and quality of statistics you encounter in everyday life
Get the big picture — explore data using graphs and charts and describe data using means, medians, standard scores, percentiles, and more
Results may vary — understand common statistical distributions and find out how to work with random variables, standard error, the Central Limit Theorem, and more
Guesstimate with confidence — use standard error, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests to make conclusions about a population
Dig into statistical studies and their analyses — get the scoop on polls, experiments, correlation, linear regression, two-way tables, and independence
Open the book and find:
Plain-English explanations of statistical jargon
Information on organizing, graphing, and critiquing data
The 411 on random variables; the binomial, normal, t-, and sampling distributions; and the Central Limit Theorem
Pointers for conducting, interpreting, and critiquing polls and experiments
Data analysis tools for regression, confidence intervals, hypothesis tests, and two-way tables
Plenty of examples and figures to illustrate important concepts and methods
Grasp statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations
Interpret and critique graphs and charts, determine probability, and work with confidence intervals
Critique and analyze data from polls and experiments
Deborah J. Rumsey, PhD, is a professor of statistics and the director of the Mathematics and Statistics Learning Center at The Ohio State University. She is the author of Statistics Workbook For Dummies, Statistics II For Dummies, and Probability For Dummies.
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