Teach Yourself: Statistics: A Complete Introduction

Editor/Author Graham, Alan
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-44-419117-2
Category: Mathematics & Statistics - Statistics
Image Count: 119
Book Status: Available
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Statistics--A Complete Introduction is a straightforward introduction to the principles of this vital field of mathematics. You don't have to have much knowledge on the subject as this book will walk you through it step-by-step. With examples from a wide variety of everyday contexts, this book makes even complex concepts and techniques easy for you to grasp.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Meet the author
  • Introduction
  • 1 Introducing statistics
  • 2 Some basic maths
  • 3 Graphing data
  • 4 Choosing a suitable graph
  • 5 Summarizing data
  • 6 Lies and statistics
  • 7 Choosing a sample
  • 8 Collecting information
  • 9 Spreadsheets to the rescue
  • 10 Reading tables of data
  • 11 Regression: describing relationships between things
  • 12 Correlation: measuring the strength of a relationship
  • 13 Chance and probability
  • 14 Probability models
  • 15 Deciding on differences
  • Taking it further
  • Appendix: Choosing the right statistical technique