Basic Statistics : Tales of Distributions

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-05-22
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Learn statistical reasoning and problem solving from a best-selling author who uses a wealth of examples from the social and behavioral sciences,, education,, nursing/allied health, and business fields--as well as examples from everyday life-to help you learn and understand. Praised for his clear explanations, Spatz shows you how to start with a data set, identify the questions it poses, determine and carry out statistical procedures, and using plain English, tell the story the data reveal.

Table of Contents

Frequency Distributions and Graphs
Central Tendency and Variability
Other Descriptive Statistics
Correlation and Regression
Theoretical Distributions Including the Normal Distribution
Samples, Sampling Distributions, and Confidence Intervals
Hypothesis Testing and Effect Size: One-Sample Designs
Hypothesis Testing, Effect Size, and Confidence Intervals: Two-Sample Designs
Analysis of Variance: One-Way Classification
Analysis of Variance: One-Factor Repeated Measures
Analysis of Variance: Factorial Design
The Chi-Square Test
More Nonparametric Tests
Choosing Tests and Writing Interpretations
Arithmetic and Algebra Review
Grouped Frequency Distributions and Central Tendency
Glossary of Words
Glossary of Symbols
Glossary of Formulas
Answers to Problems
Inside Back Cover: Decision Tree for Statistics
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