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How to think about statistics

Author: John L Phillips
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman and Co., 2000.
Series: Series of books in psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"Everyday we are bombarded with statistics tailored to influence opinions, sell pain relievers, or win votes. John Phillips's How to Think about Statistics is the best guide available for you to make sense of the numbers encountered in the media, at work, or at school."
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John L Phillips
ISBN: 0716736543 9780716736547
OCLC Number: 41482356
Description: xiv, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. Frequency Distributions --
Ch. 3. Measures of Central Tendency --
Ch. 4. Measures of Variability --
Ch. 5. Interpreting Individual Measures --
Ch. 6. Correlation --
Ch. 7. Description to Inference: A Transition --
Ch. 8. Precision of Inference --
Ch. 9. Significance of a Difference between Two Means --
Ch. 10. More on the Testing of Hypotheses --
Ch. 11. Correlation, Causality, and Effect Size --
Ch. 12. Summary.
Series Title: Series of books in psychology.
Responsibility: John L. Phillips.
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