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About The Author
Deborah Rumsey, PhD, is an Auxiliary Professor and Statistics Education Specialist at The Ohio State University. She is the author of Statistics For Dummies, Statistics II For Dummies, Statistics Workbook For Dummies, and Probability For Dummies.
Chapter 1: Statistics in a Nutshell.
Chapter 2: Descriptive Statistics.
Chapter 3: Charts and Graphs.
Chapter 4: The Binomial Distribution.
Chapter 5: The Normal Distribution.
Chapter 6: Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem.
Chapter 7: Confidence Intervals.
Chapter 8: Hypothesis Tests.
Chapter 9: The t-distribution.
Chapter 10: Correlation and Regression.
Chapter 11: Two-Way Tables.
Chapter 12: A Checklist for Samples and Surveys.
Chapter 13: A Checklist for Judging Experiments.
Chapter 14: Ten Common Statistical Mistakes.
Appendix: Tables for Reference.