The Cartoon Guide to Statistics
ISBN: 0062731025
EAN13: 9780062731029
Language: English
Publication Date: January 1, 1993
Pages: 230
Dimensions: 0.70" H x 9.10" L x 7.20" W
Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
A humorous and valuable tour through modern statistics, these inspired cartoons simplify the confusing concepts of statistics for easier studying. Includes bibliography and index.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Updated version featuring all new material. If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on People's Court, or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy. The Cartoon Guide to Statistics covers all the central ideas of modern statistics: the summary and display of data, probability in gambling and medicine, random variables, Bernoulli Trails, the Central Limit Theorem, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, and much more--all explained in simple, clear, and yes, funny illustrations. Never again will you order the Poisson Distribution in a French restaurant!