Almost all the statistics in the news, on social media or in scientific reports are based on just a few core concepts, including measurement (ensuring we count the right thing), causation (determining whether one thing causes another) and sampling (using just a few people to understand a whole population). Ideal for students facing statistical research for the first time, or for anyone interested in understanding more about the numbers in the news. The catalog record links to supplemental online resources for student and teachers.
Statistics All-in-One For Dummies is packed with lessons, examples, and practice problems to help you slay your stats course. This book teaches you how to interpret graphs, determine probability, critique data, and so much more.
The fun and friendly guide to mastering IBM's Statistical Package for the Social Sciences. Covering the latest release and updates to SPSS 27.0, and including more than 150 pages of basic statistical theory, it helps you understand the mechanics behind the calculations, perform predictive analysis, produce informative graphs, and more.
Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline. From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues to grow by leaps and bounds. For those who slept through Stats 101, this book is a lifesaver.