An introduction to statistics which features explanations, reinforced with examples and applications. Among the applications are case studies using actual research data to demonstrate important concepts and techniques. Examples incorporate more computer techniques and draw on a wide range of material from psychology, political science, criminal justice and other social sciences. The text features a treatment of regression analysis: simple regression, multiple regression and model building, with a selection of "real world" case studies and over 1,000 exercises. There are also sample print-outs for leading statistical software packages including MINITAB, SAS, and SPSS. m
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For a general education Introductory Statistics course.This introduction to statistics presents balanced coverage of both the theory and application of statistics and at the same time helps students develop and enhance their critical thinking skills. It shows students how to analyze data that appear in situations in the world around them and features an abundance of examples and exercises--nearly all based on current, real-world applications pulled from journals, magazines, news articles, and commerce.From the Publisher:
This book presents balanced coverage of the theory and application of statistics while enhancing students' critical thinking skills. It teaches students how to analyze data that appear in situations in the world around them--almost all of the examples and exercises are based on current, real-world applications pulled from journals, magazines, news articles, and commerce. This text shows students that knowledge of statistics is important to their own lives.
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Book Description Macmillan USA, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0023791853
Book Description Macmillan USA, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0023791853