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Basic Statistical Analysis

Basic Statistical Analysis - 8th edition

Basic Statistical Analysis - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780205495979

ISBN10: 0205495974

Basic Statistical Analysis by Richard Sprinthall - ISBN 9780205495979
Edition: 8TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
Basic Statistical Analysis by Richard Sprinthall - ISBN 9780205495979

ISBN13: 9780205495979

ISBN10: 0205495974

Edition: 8TH 07

Summary

The material in this user-friendly text is presented as simply as possible to ensure that students will gain a solid understanding of statistical procedures and analysis.

The goal of this book is to demystify and present statistics in a clear, cohesive manner. The student is presented with rules of evidence and the logic behind those rules. The book is divided into three major units: Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, and Advanced Topics in Inferential Statistics.

Features

  • Written in an easy-to-read, engaging literary style with many new and interesting examples to hold student interest.
  • Includes definitions of key concepts in the glossary to prevent student confusion over terminology.
  • Provides a convenient summary at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning.
  • More than 400 problems and test questions throughout the text allow students to apply what they have learned.
  • Introduces students to the language of research methodology and the basics of research reasoning (Ch. 9) prior to commencing work on any inferential techniques, such as the independent t or Pearson r.
  • Provides methods for finding percentiles in Chapter 5.
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