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Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sage Pubns
Publication date June 1, 2000
Pages 385
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780761916215
ISBN-10 0761916210
Dimensions 1 by 7.50 by 10 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $87.95
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Written for people who want to learn or brush-up on the basics of statistics but question their abilities, this book offers a step-by-step introduction to the topic. The book begins with an introduction to the language of statistics and then covers descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. Throughout, the author offers readers:

- Difficulty Rating Index for each chapter′s material

- Tips for doing and thinking about a statistical technique

- Top tens for everything from the best ways to create a graph to the most effective techniques for data collection

- Steps that break techniques down into a clear sequence of procedures

- SPSS tips for executing each major statistical technique

- Practice exercises at the end of each chapter, followed by worked out solutions.

The book concludes with a statistical software sampler and a description of the best Internet sites for statistical information and data resources. Readers also have access to a website for downloading data that they can use to practice additional exercises from the book. Students and researchers will appreciate the book′s unhurried pace and thorough, friendly presentation.



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