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# Making Sense of Statistics : Conceptual Overview - 4th edition

## ISBN13: 978-1884585708

ISBN13: 978-1884585708
ISBN10: 1884585701
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 06
Publisher: Pyrczak Publishing
Published: 2006
International: No

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# Making Sense of Statistics : Conceptual Overview - 4TH 06 edition

## ISBN13: 978-1884585708

Fred Pyrczak

ISBN13: 978-1884585708
ISBN10: 1884585701
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 06
Publisher: Pyrczak Publishing
Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

By providing an overview of descriptive and inferential statistics without formulas and computations, this text helps students who are struggling with statistical concepts. With its clear and to-the-point narrative and easy-to-digest layout, this short text is perfect for all courses where statistics are discussed. New to the Fourth Edition: greater coverage of correlational statistics with the addition of two new sections: Section 15 (Scattergram) and Section 16 (Multiple Correlation). Also new: a new section (Section 18) that explains the relationship between sample size and statistical significance.

Part A The Research Context

1. The Empirical Approach to Knowledge
2. Types of Empirical Research
3. Introduction to Sampling
4. Scales of Measurement
5. Descriptive and Inferential Statistics

Part B Descriptive Statistics

6. Frequencies, Percentages, and Proportions
7. Shapes of Distributions
8. The Mean: An Average
9. Mean, Median, and Mode
10. Range and Interquartile Range
11. Standard Deviation

Part C Descriptive Statistics

12. Correlation
13. Pearson
14. Coefficient of Determination
15. Scattergram
16. Multiple Correlation

Part D Inferential Statistics

17. Variations on Random Sampling
18. Sample Size
19. Standard Error of the Mean
20. Introduction to the Null Hypothesis
21. Decisions About the Null Hypothesis
22. Introduction to the t Test
23. Reports of the Results of t Tests
24. One-Way ANOVA
25. Two-Way ANOVA
26. Chi-Square
27. Limitations of Significance Testing

Appendix A. Computation of the Standard Deviation
Appendix B. Notes on Interpreting Pearson r and Linear Regression
Appendix C. Table of Random Numbers
Appendix D. More About the Null Hypothesis
Appendix E. Effect Size for the Difference Between Two Means
Comprehensive Review Questions

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