ix, 177 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
CHAPTER 1: Statistics in a Nutshell
CHAPTER 2: Descriptive Statistics
CHAPTER 3: Charts and Graphs
CHAPTER 4: The Binomial Distribution
CHAPTER 5: The Normal Distribution
CHAPTER 6: Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
CHAPTER 7: Confidence Intervals
CHAPTER 8: Hypothesis Tests
CHAPTER 9: The t-Distribution
CHAPTER 10: Correlation and Regression
CHAPTER 11: Two-Way Tables
CHAPTER 12: A Checklist for Samples and Surverys
CHAPTER 13: A Checklist for Judging Experiments
CHAPTER 14: Ten Common Statistical Mistakes
'Statistics Essentials For Dummies' not only provides students enrolled in Statistics I with an excellent high-level overview of key concepts, but it also serves as a reference or refresher for students in upper-level statistics courses. Free of review and ramp-up material, Statistics Essentials For Dummies sticks to the point, with content focused on key course topics only. It provides discrete explanations of essential concepts taught in a typical first semester college-level statistics course, from odds and error margins to confidence intervals and conclusions. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical statistics concepts as they help high school students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom who just need a refresher of the core concepts.
Statistics essentials for dummies.