Statistics for Dummies
In the numbers explosion all around us in our modern-day dealings, the buzzword is data, as in, "Do you have any data to support your claim?" "The data supported the original hypothesis that . . ." and "The data bear this out. . . ." But the field of statistics is not just about data. Statistics is the entire process involved in gathering evidence to answer questions aboutIn the numbers explosion all around us in our modern-day dealings, the buzzword is data, as in, "Do you have any data to support your claim?" "The data supported the original hypothesis that . . ." and "The data bear this out. . . ." But the field of statistics is not just about data. Statistics is the entire process involved in gathering evidence to answer questions about the world, in cases where that evidence happens to be numerical data. Statistics For Dummies is for everyone who wants to sort through and evaluate the incredible amount of statistical information that comes to them on a daily basis. (You know the stuff: charts, graphs, tables, as well as headlines that talk about the results of the latest poll, survey, experiment, or other scientific study.) This book arms you with the ability to decipher and make important decisions about statistical results, being ever aware of the ways in which people can mislead you with statistics. Get the inside scoop on number-crunching nuances, plus insight into how you can
Determine the odds Calculate a standard score Find the margin of error Recognize the impact of polls Establish criteria for a good survey Make informed decisions about experiments This down-to-earth reference is chock-full of real examples from real sources that are relevant to your everyday life: from the latest medical breakthroughs, crime studies, and population trends to surveys on Internet dating, cell phone use, and the worst cars of the millennium. Statistics For Dummies departs from traditional statistics texts, references, supplement books, and study guides in the following ways:
Practical and intuitive explanations of statistical concepts, ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations. Clear and concise step-by-step procedures that intuitively explain how to work through statistics problems. Upfront and honest answers to your questions like, "What does this really mean?" and "When and how I will ever use this?" Chances are, Statistics For Dummies will be your No. 1 resource for discovering how numerical data figures into your corner of the universe....more
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Published September 19th 2003 by For Dummies (first published August 25th 2003)
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Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Part 1: Vital Statistics about Statistics 7
CHAPTER 1: Statistics in a Nutshell 9
CHAPTER 2: The Statistics of Everyday Life 23
CHAPTER 3: Taking Control: So Many Numbers, So Little Time 35
CHAPTER 4: Tools of the Trade 47
Part 2: Number-Crunching Basics 69
CHAPTER 5: Means, Medians, and More 71
CHAPTER 6: Getting the Picture: Graphing Categorical Data 95
CHAPTER 7: Going by the Numbers: Graphing Numerical Data 107
Part 3: Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem 133
CHAPTER 8: Random Variables and the Binomial Distribution 135
CHAPTER 9: The Normal Distribution 149
CHAPTER 10: The t-Distribution 165
CHAPTER 11: Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem 171
Part 4: Guesstimating and Hypothesizing with Confidence 187
CHAPTER 12: Leaving Room for a Margin of Error 189
CHAPTER 13: Confidence Intervals: Making Your Best Guesstimate 201
CHAPTER 14: Claims, Tests, and Conclusions 223
CHAPTER 15: Commonly Used Hypothesis Tests: Formulas and Examples 237
Part 5: Statistical Studies and the Hunt for a Meaningful Relationship 255
CHAPTER 16: Polls, Polls, and More Polls 257
CHAPTER 17: Experiments: Medical Breakthroughs or Misleading Results? 275
CHAPTER 18: Looking for Links: Correlation and Regression 293
CHAPTER 19: Two-Way Tables and Independence 311
Part 6: The Part of Tens 333
CHAPTER 20: Ten Tips for the Statistically Savvy Sleuth 335
CHAPTER 21: Ten Surefire Exam Score Boosters 349
Appendix: Tables for Reference 365
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