Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition
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Part I: Vital Statistics about Statistics.
Chapter 1: Statistics in a Nutshell.
Chapter 2: The Statistics of Everyday Life.
Chapter 3: Taking Control: So Many Numbers, So Little Time.
Chapter 4: Tools of the Trade.
Part II: Number-Crunching Basics.
Chapter 5: Means, Medians, and More.
Chapter 6: Getting the Picture: Graphing Categorical Data.
Chapter 7: Going by the Numbers: Graphing Numerical Data.
Part III: Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem.
Chapter 8: Random Variables and the Binomial Distribution.
Chapter 9: The Normal Distribution.
Chapter 10: The t-Distribution.
Chapter 11: Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem.
Part IV: Guesstimating and Hypothesizing with Confidence.
Chapter 12: Leaving Room for a Margin of Error.
Chapter 13: Confi dence Intervals: Making Your Best Guesstimate.
Chapter 14: Claims, Tests, and Conclusions.
Chapter 15: Commonly Used Hypothesis Tests: Formulas and Examples.
Part V: Statistical Studies and the Hunt for a Meaningful Relationship.
Chapter 16: Polls, Polls, and More Polls.
Chapter 17: Experiments: Medical Breakthroughs or Misleading Results?
Chapter 18: Looking for Links: Correlation and Regression.
Chapter 19: Two-Way Tables and Independence.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 20: Ten Tips for the Statistically Savvy Sleuth.
Chapter 21: Ten Surefi re Exam Score Boosters.
Appendix: Tables for Reference.