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Making Sense of Statistics

A Non-mathematical Approach

  • Authors
  • Michael Wood

Part of the Palgrave Study Guides book series (PASTSK)

About this book

Introduction

Making Sense of Statistics provides a thorough, but accessible, introduction to statistics and probability, without the distractions of mathematics. The book does not require you to use any algebraic formulae or equations, but it does explain how and why methods work, and exactly what answers mean. Guidance is provided on how to design investigations, analyze data and interpret results. There are exercises and case studies from a variety of areas of application, and an accompanying website from which interactive spreadsheet models and data files can be downloaded.

Keywords

average correlation Excel Hypothese probability SPSS standard deviation statistics

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