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Just the essential concepts you need to get ahead in statistics

This practical guide sticks to the point with discrete explanations of essential concepts taught in a typical first semester statistics course. From graphs and confidence intervals to regression and hypothesis testing, the nitty-gritty information presented here is perfect to use in studying for exams, doing homework, or as a quick reference.

  • Chart your statistics course — get a handle on charts, graphs, and descriptive stats from standard deviations to correlations

  • Know your distributions — understand the probabilities for the normal, binomial, and t

  • Do the analysis — handle hypothesis tests, confidence intervals, regression, and two-way tables with ease

  • Take it to the limit — get the lowdown on sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem

  • Roll up your sleeves — discover the many experiments, surveys, and tests you'll encounter in statistics

Open the book and find:

  • Descriptive stats, charts, and graphs

  • Binomial, normal, and t-distributions

  • The Central Limit Theorem

  • Correlation and regression

  • Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals

  • Probabilities for two-way tables

  • Checklists for evaluating surveys and experiments

  • Ten common statistical mistakes

Learn to:

  • Exactly what you need to know about statistical ideas and techniques

  • The "must-know" formulas and calculations

  • Core topics in quick, focused lessons

About the Author

Deborah Rumsey, PhD, is an Auxiliary Professor and Statistics Education Specialist at The Ohio State University. She is the author of Statistics For Dummies, Statistics II For Dummies, Statistics Workbook For Dummies, and Probability For Dummies.

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