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Statistical Analysis with Excel For Dummies

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 von: Joseph Schmuller 23,99 € Verlag: Wiley Format: EPUB Veröffentl.: 06.07.2016 ISBN/EAN: 9781119271161 Sprache: englisch Anzahl Seiten: 560

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Titelbeschreibung

<b>There's nothing random about it—this is <i>the</i> book on statistical analysis with Excel</b> <p>Stunned by statistics? Exhausted by Excel? Relax! <i>Statistical Analysis with Excel For Dummies, 4<sup>th</sup> Edition</i> shows you how to use the world's most popular spreadsheet program to crunch numbers and interpret statistics—even if you've never taken a statistics or advanced math course. In no time, you'll learn to use Excel to create and translate statistics in everyday life, understand common statistical terms, and improve your classroom or professional skills. <p>Statistics has a reputation for being a challenging, math-intensive pursuit—but it doesn't have to make your palms sweat. Using a minimum of equations and assuming no prior knowledge of statistics or Excel, this hands-on guide cuts through the jargon and shows you how to make sense of formulas and functions, charts and PivotTables, samples and normal distributions, probabilities and related distributions, trends and correlations, and much more. <ul> <li>Use Excel's tools to analyze and understand data</li> <li>Apply statistical analysis to predict trends and make decisions</li> <li>Interpret sales figures, gambling odds, and sports stats</li> <li>Develop a grading curve or medical correlations</li> </ul> <p>Forget the mumbo jumbo! This guide shows you that statistical analysis with Excel can be easy, fun, and useful!

Inhaltsverzeichnis

<p>Introduction 1</p> <p><b>Part 1: Getting Started with Statistical Analysis with Excel: A Marriage Made in Heaven</b><b> 7</b></p> <p>CHAPTER 1: Evaluating Data in the Real World 9</p> <p>CHAPTER 2: Understanding Excel’s Statistical Capabilities 31</p> <p><b>Part 2: Describing Data</b><b> 61</b></p> <p>CHAPTER 3: Show and Tell: Graphing Data 63</p> <p>CHAPTER 4: Finding Your Center 101</p> <p>CHAPTER 5: Deviating from the Average 117</p> <p>CHAPTER 6: Meeting Standards and Standings 135</p> <p>CHAPTER 7: Summarizing It All 151</p> <p>CHAPTER 8: What’s Normal? 171</p> <p><b>Part 3: Drawing Conclusions from Data</b><b> 183</b></p> <p>CHAPTER 9: The Confidence Game: Estimation 185</p> <p>CHAPTER 10: One-Sample Hypothesis Testing 199</p> <p>CHAPTER 11: Two-Sample Hypothesis Testing 217</p> <p>CHAPTER 12: Testing More Than Two Samples 249</p> <p>CHAPTER 13: Slightly More Complicated Testing 275</p> <p>CHAPTER 14: Regression: Linear and Multiple 295</p> <p>CHAPTER 15: Correlation: The Rise and Fall of Relationships 331</p> <p>CHAPTER 16: It’s About Time 351</p> <p>CHAPTER 17: Non-Parametric Statistics 363</p> <p><b>Part 4: Probability</b><b> 377</b></p> <p>CHAPTER 18: Introducing Probability 379</p> <p>CHAPTER 19: More on Probability 403</p> <p>CHAPTER 20: A Career in Modeling 417</p> <p><b>Part 5: The Part of Tens</b><b> 437</b></p> <p>CHAPTER 21: Ten Statistical and Graphical Tips and Traps 439</p> <p>CHAPTER 22: Ten Things (Twelve, Actually) That Just Didn’t Fit in Any Other Chapter 445</p> <p>APPENDIX A: When Your Worksheet Is a Database 471</p> <p>APPENDIX B: The Analysis of Covariance 487</p> <p>Index 501</p>

Autorenportrait

<p><b>Joseph Schmuller, PhD, </b>is a Research Scholar at the University of North Florida. He is a former member of the American Statistical Association and has taught statistics at the undergraduate, honors undergraduate, and graduate levels.</p>

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<p>Learn all of Excel's statistical tools</p> <p>Test your hypotheses and draw conclusions <p>Use Excel to give meaning to your data <p>Use <b>Excel</b> to interpret stats <p>Statistical analysis with Excel is incredibly useful—and this book shows you that it can be easy, too! You'll discover how to use Excel's perfectly designed tools to analyze and understand data, predict trends, make decisions, and more. Tackle the technical aspects of Excel and start using them to interpret your data! <p>Inside... <ul><li>Covers Excel 2016 for Windows® & Mac® users</li> <li>Check out new Excel stuff</li> <li>Make sense of worksheets</li> <li>Create shortcuts</li> <li>Tool around with analysis</li> <li>Use Quick Statistics</li> <li>Graph your data</li> <li>Work with probability</li> <li>Handle random variables</li></ul>