Statistics for the Utterly Confused is your user-friendly introduction to elementary statistics, designed especially for non-math majors
Required courses in statistics are cause for alarm among more than 500,000 undergraduates in such disciplines as nursing, allied health, pre-law, pre-medicine, business administration, and criminal justice. This super-accessible book demystifies the dreaded subject for non-math majors.
Statistics for the Utterly Confusedprovides a logical, step-by-step approach to introductory statistics, stripping away confusing material and clarifying key concepts without long, theoretical discussion and includes:
- Handy icons throughout the text offer easy visual aids
- 500 self-testing questions
- Technology Corner sections explain the latest software
- Provides more than 200 examples and solved problems
Table of contents
Part I: Descriptive Statistics.
Chapter 1. Graphical Displays of Univariate Data.
Chapter 2. Data Description - Numerical Measures of Central Tendency for Ungrouped Univariate Data.
Chapter 3. Data Description - Numerical Measures of Variability for Ungrouped Univariate Data.
Chapter 4. Data Description - Numerical Measures of Position for Ungrouped Univariate Data.
Chapter 5. Exploring Bivariate Data.
Chapter 6. Exploring Categorical Data.
Part II: Probability.
Chapter 7. Randomness, Uncertainty, and Probability.
Chapter 8. Discrete Probability Distributions.
Chapter 9. The Normal Probability Distribution.
Chapter 10. Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem.
Part III: Statistical Inference.
Chapter 11. Confidence Intervals.
Chapter 12. Hypothesis Tests - Larg Samples.
Chapter 13. Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Tests -Small Samples.
Chapter 14. Chi-Square Procedures.