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A concise and up to date adaptation of the top-selling Understandable Statistics, Written by Charles Henry Brase and Corrinne Pellillo Brase, Understanding Basic Statistics is a very effective tool for learning how to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret data. This non-intimidating reference is especially designed explain statistics in a friendly and...
A concise and up to date adaptation of the top-selling Understandable Statistics, Written by Charles Henry Brase and Corrinne Pellillo Brase, Understanding Basic Statistics is a very effective tool for learning how to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret data. This non-intimidating reference is especially designed explain statistics in a friendly and approachable way, therefore lessening student anxiety in taking up the course. The applied approach is also key to the book's success, allowing readers and users to see the importance of statistics in the actual world. The new edition has been updated with new exercises and additional features to better develop the reader's statistical skills and critical thinking. There are sections devoted to explaining tools like SPSS, Minitab, graphing calculator and MS Excel. Understanding Basic Statistics (ISBN 9780547132495) contains 11 chapters, including an introduction to statistics and the experimental design, followed by data organization and related topics (like graphs and histograms, frequency distribution tables, etc.). It explains averages and variation, measures of central tendency, mean, median and mode, percentiles, and measures of variation. It also covers correlation and regression, elementary probability theory (including simple probability rules and counting techniques), random variables, binomial probability, and binomial distribution. Students will learn all about sampling distributions and normal curves, estimation, hypothesis testing, and inferences about differences. The latter part of the book deals with additional topics on inference, including the Chi-Square and standard deviation, among others. Authors Charles Henry Brase and Corrinne Pellillo Brase are famous for their contributions in the field of mathematics and statistics education. They co-authored Understandable Statistics: Concepts & Methods, College Algebra, and several editions of Understanding Basic Statistics. sic Statistics. Both have taught at reputable universities in the country, including the University of Hawaii and Regis University in Denver.
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