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Statistics Demystified, 2nd Edition (Demystified)by Stan Gibilisco
Synopses & ReviewsPublisher Comments:Your chances of mastering statistics just increased!Fully updated with allnew quizzes and test questions, Statistics DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is the ideal resource for learning, or refreshing your knowledge of, realworld statistics. You can use the book as a supplemental classroom text or as a selfcontained course without an instructor. All exercises and problems reflect realworld scenarios, and presentations of how "manipulated" statistics can mislead the public are included. This handson guide contains eight chapters in two parts. Each chapter ends with a multiplechoice quiz. Each part ends with a multiplechoice test. A comprehensive multiplechoice final exam concludes the course. Statistics DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition features
Hard stuff made easy! Statistics Concepts; Background Mathematics; Learning the Jargon; Basics of Probability; Descriptive Measures; Statistics in Action; Sampling and Estimation; Hypotheses, Prediction, and Regression; Correlation, Causation, Order, and Chaos; Practical Problems Synopsis:MULTIPLY your chances of learning STATISTICS
Trying to understand statistics but feeling a bit uncertain? Here's your solution. Statistics Demystifed, Second Edition helps you master this fundamental topic with ease. Written in a stepbystep format, this practical guide begins by reviewing background mathematics, probability basics, and descriptive measures. The book goes on to demonstrate statistics in action with coverage of sampling, estimation, hypotheses, prediction, regression, correlation, causation, order, and chaos. Detailed examples, concise explanations, and workedout problems make it easy to understand the material, and endofchapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a nobrainer You'll learn about: The probability fallacy Random sampling Estimation Assumptions and testing Chaos, bounds, and randomness Variance and standard deviation Correlation and cause/effect relations The use of statistics in medicine, law, math, and engineering Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Statistics Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential subject. About the AuthorStan Gibilisco has authored or coauthored more than 50 nonfiction books in the fields of electronics, general science, mathematics, and computing. One of his books, the McGrawHill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing (McGrawHill, 1995), was named as a "Best Reference of 1996" by the ALA. Stan is considered the "father" of the DeMYSTiFieD series, with more than 14 titles published, including Physics DeMYSTiFieD, Optics DeMYSTiFieD, and Trigonometry DeMYSTiFieD.
Table of ContentsPART ONE: STATISTICS CONCEPTS; Ch 1. Background Mathematics; Ch 2. Learning the Jargon; Ch 3. Basics of Probability; Ch 4. Descriptive Measures; Test: Part One; PART TWO: STATISTICS IN ACTION; Ch 5. Sampling and Estimation; Ch 6. Hypotheses, Prediction, and Regression; Ch 7. Correlation, Causation, Order, and Chaos; Ch 8. Some Practical Problems; Test: Part Two; Final Exam; Answers to Quiz, Test, and Exam Questions; Suggested Additional Reading and Reference; Index
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