Making Sense of Statistics

Making Sense of Statistics

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Making Sense of Statistics provides a thorough, but accessible, introduction to statistics and probability, without the distractions of mathematics. The book does not require you to use any algebraic formulae or equations, but it does explain how and why methods work, and exactly what answers mean. Guidance is provided on how to design investigations, analyze data and interpret results. There are exercises and case studies from a variety of areas of application, and an accompanying website from which interactive spreadsheet models and data files can be downloaded.Perhaps this is a good thing, because it emphasises the fact that statistics is an uncertain and variable business. However, if you do ... Exercise 10.5.1 below asks you to work out a p value, but does not tell you how to do it. You are expected toanbsp;...

Title:Making Sense of Statistics
Author:Michael Wood
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2003-08-05


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