A comprehensive guide to statistics—with information on collecting, measuring, analyzing, and presenting statistical data—continuing the popular 101 series.
Data is everywhere. In the age of the internet and social media,
we’re responsible for consuming, evaluating, and analyzing data on
a daily basis. From understanding the percentage probability that
it will rain later today, to evaluating your risk of a health
problem, or the fluctuations in the stock market, statistics impact
our lives in a variety of ways, and are vital to a variety of
careers and fields of practice.
Unfortunately, most statistics text books just make us want to take
a snooze, but with Statistics 101, you’ll learn the basics
of statistics in a way that is both easy-to-understand and apply.
From learning the theory of probability and different kinds of
distribution concepts, to identifying data patterns and graphing
and presenting precise findings, this essential guide can help turn
statistical math from scary and complicated, to easy and fun.
Whether you are a student looking to supplement your learning, a
worker hoping to better understand how statistics works for your
job, or a lifelong learner looking to improve your grasp of the
world, Statistics 101 has you covered.