By Brian P. Macfie,Philip M. Nufrio

This sensible textual content presents scholars with the statistical instruments had to research facts, and indicates how records can be utilized as a device in making expert, clever coverage judgements. The authors' procedure is helping scholars examine what statistical measures suggest and concentrate on examining effects, instead of memorizing and using dozens of statistical formulae. The booklet comprises greater than 500 end-of-chapter difficulties, solvable with the easy-to-use Excel spreadsheet program built through the authors. This template permits scholars to go into numbers into the proper sheet, chill out, and learn the information. This entire, hands-on textbook calls for just a heritage in highschool algebra and has been completely classroom-tested in either undergraduate and graduate point classes. No previous services with Excel is needed. A disk with the Excel template and the knowledge units is integrated with the booklet, and options to the end-of-chapter difficulties might be supplied at the M.E. Sharpe website.

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