This user-friendly introduction to statistics, gives students a quick and painless guide to the fundamental concepts of the subject on one level. On another level it shows them how to design experiments statistically, and how to explore and analyse data, and indicates what can realistically be expected from any set of data. More importantly students are shown the art of guesstimation and how to recognise when something is 'not quite right'. Correct approaches, common misconceptions and common abuses of statistics are also covered, giving students a thorough grounding in what is often perceived as a complicated subject.
This simple and concise guide will be invaluable to all requiring a quick but thorough overview of statistics which can be used throughout their degree.
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This simple and concise guide will be invaluable to all requiring a quick but thorough overview of statistics that can be used throughout their degree.About the Author:
Both at the European Business Management School, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
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Book Description Butterworth-Heinemann, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0340631945