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Statistics for People Who Hate Statistics - Excel Edition

Statistics for People Who Hate Statistics - Excel Edition - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1412971027

Cover of Statistics for People Who Hate Statistics - Excel Edition 2ND 10 (ISBN 978-1412971027)
ISBN13: 978-1412971027
ISBN10: 1412971020
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No

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Statistics for People Who Hate Statistics - Excel Edition - 2ND 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-1412971027

Neil J. Salkind

ISBN13: 978-1412971027
ISBN10: 1412971020
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Utilizing the personable and clear approach that made Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics a bestseller, Neil J. Salkind focuses on the use of Excel as the primary analytic tool in the Second Edition of Statistics for People Who Think They Hate Statistics - Excel 2007 Edition. Salkind walks readers through various statistical procedures, beginning with correlations and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques and analysis of variance. Throughout the book, he reveals the full capabilities of Excel, beginning with Part I, which is an introduction to Excel to the end, where he presents an extensive overview of Excel functionality.

Key Features of the Second Edition:

  • Reflects all Excel material based on Excel 2007 including all screen grabs
  • Moves the reliability and validity chapter forward
  • Offers more examples throughout the text and more end of chapter exercises
  • Includes new and updated icons to explore certain topics in detail
  • Presents the answers to the Time to Practice exercises to follow in chapter rather than at end of book
  • Contains an Appendix detailing the differences between Excel 2003 to Excel 2007
  • Incorporates the use of the new Data Analysis Toolpak option
  • Covers formulas and functions in more detail

Table of Contents

Part I: Yippee! I'm in Statistics
Chapter 1: Statistics or Sadistics? It's Up to You

Part II: Sigma Freud and Descriptive Statistics
Chapter 2: Means to an End: Computing and Understanding Averages
Chapter 3: Vive la Diffrence: Understanding Variability
Chapter 4: A Picture Really Is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapter 5: Ice Cream and Crime: Computing Correlation Coefficients
Chapter 6: Just the Truth: An Introduction to Understanding Reliability and Validity

Part III: Taking Chances for Fun and Profit
Chapter 7: Hypotheticals and You: Testing Your Questions
Chapter 8: Are Your Curves Normal? Probability and Why It Counts

Part IV: Significantly Different: Using Inferential Statistics
Chapter 9: Significantly Significant: What It Means for You and Me
Chapter 10: t(ea) for Two: Tests Between the Means of Different Groups
Chapter 11: t(ea) for Two (Again): Tests Between the Means of Related Groups
Chapter 12: Two Groups Too Many? Try Analysis of Variance
Chapter 13: Two Too Many Factors: Factorial Analysis of Variance
Chapter 14: Cousins or Just Friends? Testing Relationships Using the Correlation Coefficient
Chapter 15: Predicting Who'll Win the Super Bowl: Using linear Regression
Chapter 16: What to Do When You're Not Normal: Chi-Square and Some other Nonparametric Tests Chapter 17: Some Other (Important) Statistical Procedures You Should Know About
Chapter 18: A Statistical Software Sampler
Part V: Ten Things You'll Want to Know and Remember
Chapter 19: The Ten Best Internet Sites for Statistics Stuff
Chapter 20: The Ten Commandments of Data Collection

Appendix A: SPSS in Less Than 30 Minutes
Appendix B: Tables
Appendix C: Data Sets
Appendix D: Your Reward: The Brownie Recipe

Glossary

Index

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