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The Cartoon Guide to Statistics

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9780062731029

ISBN10:
0062731025
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Pub. Date:
12/3/2009
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HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on "People's Court," or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy.The Cartoon Guide to Statistics covers all the central ideas of modern statistics: the summary and display of data, probability in gambling and medicine, random variables, Bernoulli Trails, the Central Limit Theorem, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, and much more--all explained in simple, clear, and yes, funny illustrations. Never again will you order the Poisson Distribution in a French restaurant!

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 WHAT IS STATISTICS?
1(6)
CHAPTER 2 DATA DESCRIPTION
7(20)
CHAPTER 3 PROBABILITY
27(26)
CHAPTER 4 RANDOM VARIABLES
53(20)
CHAPTER 5 A TALE OF TWO DISTRIBUTIONS
73(16)
CHAPTER 6 SAMPLING
89(22)
CHAPTER 7 CONFIDENCE INTERVALS
111(26)
CHAPTER 8 HYPOTHESIS TESTING
137(20)
CHAPTER 9 COMPARING TWO POPULATIONS
157(24)
CHAPTER 10 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN
181(6)
CHAPTER 11 REGRESSION
187(24)
CHAPTER 12 CONCLUSION
211(10)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 221(3)
INDEX 224


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