Statistics for the Terrified

Statistics for the Terrified

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Intended as a supplemental text for courses in statistics and research methods; as a refresher for students who have already taken a statistics course; or as a primer for new students of elementary statistics.Statistics for the Terrified, 3/E, is a user-friendly introduction to elementary statistics, intended primarily for the reluctant, math anxious/avoidant person. Written in a personal and informal style, with healthy doses of humor and encouragement, the aim of the text is to help students make the leap from apprehension to comprehension of elementary statistics. It presents state-of-the-art self-help strategies (based on the cognitive behavioral techniques of rational emotive therapy) that help students manage their math anxiety so they can relax and build confidence while learning statistics.show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 12mm | 299.37g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • illustrations, glossary
  • 0130983403
  • 9780130983404

Table of contents

I. ESSENTIALS FOR STATISTICS. 1. Effective Strategies for Studying Statistics. 2. Overcoming Math Anxiety. 3. Basic Math Concepts. II. DESCRIBING UNIVARIATE DATA. 4. Frequency Distributions. 5. Descriptive Statistics. 6. The Normal Curve. 7. Percentiles and Standard Scores. III. CORRELATION COEFFICIENTS AND LINEAR REGRESSION. 8. Correlation Coefficients. 9. Linear Regression. IV. INFERENTIAL STATISTICS. 10. Introduction to Inferential Statistics. 11. The t Test. 12. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). 13. Non-Parametric Statistics: Chi-square. 14. Postscript. APPENDICES. A. Proportions of Area Under the Normal Curve. B. Table of Random Numbers. C. Critical Values of t. D. Critical Values of F. E. Critical Values of Chi-Squared. F. Glossary of Formulas.show more

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