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Reading between the numbers

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2001 paperback, unmarked, unbroken spine, light wear, in very good condition.

This quirky, fast-paced excursion through the world of statistics brings basic statistical concepts down to earth for general readers by showing how statistics are applied in our everyday lives. Drawing on such diverse examples as how pills are manufactured, elections are forecast, and chess tournaments are structured, psychologist Joseph Tal familiarizes readers with variables, means, medians, scales of measurement, sampling, estimating, and other stock-in-trade tools of the statistician. An unusually lively, informal review of statistical concepts Reading Between the Numbers: Features dozens of fascinating, often whimsical examples drawn from real life and literature, and 100 vivid graphs and tables Makes statistics fun and easy for general readers interested in numbers Is the ideal quick-study guide for those who need to learn statistical methods for their jobs Focuses on the psychology behind statistics, rather than problem-solving Is based on the authors popular professional workshops and seminars

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Author(s):
Tal,Joseph
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0071364005
ISBN-13:
9780071364003
Number of pages:
285
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill

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About this item

2001 paperback, unmarked, unbroken spine, light wear, in very good condition.

This quirky, fast-paced excursion through the world of statistics brings basic statistical concepts down to earth for general readers by showing how statistics are applied in our everyday lives. Drawing on such diverse examples as how pills are manufactured, elections are forecast, and chess tournaments are structured, psychologist Joseph Tal familiarizes readers with variables, means, medians, scales of measurement, sampling, estimating, and other stock-in-trade tools of the statistician. An unusually lively, informal review of statistical concepts Reading Between the Numbers: Features dozens of fascinating, often whimsical examples drawn from real life and literature, and 100 vivid graphs and tables Makes statistics fun and easy for general readers interested in numbers Is the ideal quick-study guide for those who need to learn statistical methods for their jobs Focuses on the psychology behind statistics, rather than problem-solving Is based on the authors popular professional workshops and seminars

Author(s):
Tal,Joseph
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0071364005
ISBN-13:
9780071364003
Number of pages:
285
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill

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