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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 step-by-step 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 worked-out problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.
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Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Statistics Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential subject.
|About the author|
Stan Gibilisco has authored or co-authored more than 50 nonfiction books in the fields of electronics, general science, mathematics, and computing. One of his books, the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing (McGraw-Hill, 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 contents|
Part I: Statistics Concepts
Chapter 1. Background Mathematics
Chapter 2. Learning the Jargon
Chapter 3. Basics of Probability
Chapter 4. Descriptive Measures
Test: Part I
Part II: Statistics in Action
Chapter 5. Sampling and Estimation
Chapter 6. Hypotheses, Prediction, and Regression
Chapter 7. Correlation, Causation, Order, and Chaos
Chapter 8. Practical Review Problems
Test: Part II
Answers to Quizzes, Tests, and Final Exam
Suggested Additional Reading