Learning to Live with Statistics: From Concept to Practice

Is it possible to demystify statistics? Can math phobia be overcome? Perhaps surprisingly, the answer is yes. Learning to Live with Statistics, based on years of teaching experience, explains basic statistical concepts and procedures in a straightforward, digestible way. Using familiar examples that highlight the relevance of the subject to everyday life, David Asquith provides clear guidelines for defining statistical problems and choosing the right tools for solving them. The result is a student-friendly text that explains how to do statistics, and how to understand the results. Practice exercises illustrate each of the techniques covered, and answers are provided for more than half of the exercises. The text also includes reference tables and a glossary.