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Statistics II for Dummies

Statistics II for Dummies
Author: Deborah J. Rumsey
ISBN 13: 9780470466469
ISBN 10: 470466464
Edition: 1
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: 2009-08-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 408
List Price: $19.99

The fun and easy way to enhance your grasp of statistics

Need to expand your statistics knowledge and move on to Statistics II? This friendly, hands-on guide gives you the skills you need to take on multiple regression, analysis of variance (ANOVA), Chi-square tests, nonparametric procedures, and other key topics. Statistics II For Dummies also provides plenty of test-taking strategies as well as real-world applications that make data analysis a snap, whether you're in the classroom or at work.

  • Begin with the basics — review the highlights of Stats I and expand on simple linear regression, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests

  • Start making predictions — master multiple, nonlinear, and logistic regression; check conditions; and interpret results

  • Analyze variance with ANOVA — break down the ANOVA table, one-way and two-way ANOVA, the F-test, and multiple comparisons

  • Connect with Chi-square tests — examine two-way tables and test categorical data for independence and goodness-of-fit

  • Leap ahead with nonparametrics — grasp techniques used when you can't assume your data has a normal distribution

Open the book and find:

  • Up-to-date methods for analyzing data

  • Full explanations of Statistics II concepts

  • Clear and concise step-by-step procedures

  • Dissection of computer output

  • Lots of tips, strategies, and warnings

  • Ten common errors in statistical conclusions

  • Everyday statistics applications

  • Tables for completing calculations used in the book

Learn to:

  • Increase your skills in data analysis

  • Sort through and test models

  • Make predictions

  • Apply statistics to real-world situations