Statistics For The Terrified

Paperback | August 29, 2006

byGerald Kranzler, Janet Moursund, John H. Kranzler

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Written in a personal and informal style, this book helps readers make the leap from apprehension to comprehension.  Statistics For The Terrified 4/e  teaches students how to use SPSS, one of the most widely used statistical software packages. This book successfully encourages readers grasp the meaning of basic statistical concepts and to solve statistical problems through a unique blend of humor, logic, and common sense. Examples problems are provided using SPSS for every key concept along with step-by-step assistance, without the need for lengthy theoretical discussions.

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Written in a personal and informal style, this book helps readers make the leap from apprehension to comprehension.  Statistics For The Terrified 4/e  teaches students how to use SPSS, one of the most widely used statistical software packages. This book successfully encourages readers grasp the meaning of basic statistical concepts and...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.99 × 6.01 × 0.48 inPublished:August 29, 2006Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0131930117

ISBN - 13:9780131930117

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Table of Contents

SECTION I  Essentials for Statistics

 

1    Effective Strategies for Studying Statistics

2    Overcoming Math Anxiety

3     How to Use SPSS

 

SECTION II  Describing Univariate Data

 

4     Frequency Distributions

5     Descriptive Statistics

6     The Normal Curve

7     Percentiles and Standard Scores

 

SECTION III  Correlation Coefficients and Linear Regression

 

8     Correlation Coefficients

9     Linear Regression

 

SECTION IV  Inferential Statistics

 

10    Introduction to Inferential Statistics

11   The t Test

12   Analysis of Variance

13   Non-parametric Statistics: Chi-square

14   Postscript

 

      A      Basic Math Concepts

      B      Proportions of Area under the Normal Curve

      C      Random Selection