Coolidge, Frederick L. 1948-

Statistics : a gentle introduction / Frederick L. Coolidge. - 3rd ed. - Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, c2013. - xxiv, 458 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-450) and index.

1. A gentle introduction -- 2. Descriptive statistics: understanding distribution of numbers -- 3. Statistical parameters: measures of central tendency and variation -- 4. Standard scores, the z distribution, and hypothesis testing -- 5. Inferential statistics: the controlled experiment, hypothesis testing, and the z distribution -- 6. An introduction to correlation and regression -- 7. The t test for independent groups -- 8. The t test for dependent groups -- 9. Analysis of variance (ANOVA): one-factor completely randomized design -- 10. After a significant analysis of variance: multiple comparison tests -- 11. Analysis of variance (ANOVA): one-factor repeated-measures design -- 12. Factorial ANOVA: two-factor completely randomized design -- 13. Post hoc analysis of factorial ANOVA -- 14. Factorial ANOVA: additional designs -- 15. Nonparametric statistics: the chi-square test -- 16. Other statistical parameters and tests -- Appendix A: z distribution -- Appendix B: t distribution -- Appendix C: Spearman's correlation -- Appendix D: The chi-square distribution -- Appendix E: F distribution -- Appendix F: Tukey's table.

9781412991711 (pbk.) 1412991714 (pbk.)

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Mathematical statistics.

QA276.12 / .C67 2013