Book Description

Review '?it would certainly help many students, particularly those on service courses, to grasp the concepts and see the wider picture.' (MSOR Newsletter, September 2007) Read more From the Back Cover Work through real-world problems From mean to median to probability ? understand the terms and crunch the numbers with ease Stymied by statistics? No fear ? this friendly guide offers clear, practical explanations of statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that show how these concepts apply to your everyday life. You?ll see how to take the margin of error out of opinion polls and how to analyze and interpret data for improved classroom or on-the-job performance. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English 'Get in, get out' information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: Interpret and critique graphs and charts Determine the odds with probability Guesstimate with confidence using confidence intervals Set up and carry out a hypothesis test Compute statistical formulas Read more See all Editorial Reviews