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# The complete idiot's guide to statistics [electronic resource] / by Robert A. Donnelly.

Authors: Donnelly, Robert A. Jr.
Call number: eBook
Publisher: New York, NY : Alpha, c2007.
Publication date: c2007.
Subject: Statistics.
Title: The complete idiot's guide to statistics [electronic resource] / by Robert A. Donnelly.
Statistics
Edition: 2nd ed.
Physical description: xx, 395 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents note: Part 1: Basics -- 1: Let's get started -- 2: Data, data everywhere and not a drop to drink -- 3: Displaying descriptive statistics -- 4: Calculating descriptive statistics: measures of central tendency (mean, median, and mode) -- 5: Calculating descriptive statistics: measures of dispersion -- Part 2: Probability Topics -- 6: Introduction to probability -- 7: More probability stuff -- 8: Counting principles and probability distributions -- 9: Binomial probability distribution -- 10: Poisson probability distribution -- 11: Normal probability distribution -- Part 3: Inferential Statistics -- 12: Sampling -- 13: Sampling distributions -- 14: Confidence intervals -- 15: Introduction to hypothesis testing -- 16: Hypothesis testing with one sample -- 17: Hypothesis testing with two samples -- Part 4: Advanced Inferential Statistics -- 18: Chi-square probability distribution -- 19: Analysis of variance -- 20: Correlation and simple regression -- Appendixes -- A: Solutions to "your turn" -- B: Statistical tables -- C: Glossary -- Index.
Notes: Includes index.
Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin USA, Inc., 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 9013 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6419 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 6789 KB)
Summary note: From the Publisher: Not a numbers person? No problem! This new edition is aimed at high school and college students who need to take statistics to fulfill a degree requirement and follows a standard statistics curriculum. Readers will find information on frequency distributions; mean, median, and mode; range, variance, and standard deviation; probability; and more. Emphasizes Microsoft Excel for number-crunching and computations.