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STATISTICS SUCCESS in 20 Minutes a Day (2006)

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A good knowledge of statistics is essential to success on many tests and applicable for a wide range of careers. STATISTICS SUCCESS in 20 Minutes a Day helps both novices and knowledgeable-but-rusty students gain practical skills in statistics. Structured as a series of 20 lessons, this book covers all major topics in the field, such as calculating a standard score, finding the margin of errors, and making informed decisions about experiments. Hundreds of jargon-free exercises provide essential practice in solving statistics problems. Statistics Success provides a thorough course in statistics skills that fits into any busy schedule. It includes:
- Pretest - to pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses
- Lessons - practice exercises in test format providing you with plenty of practice for test taking
- Posttest - to show you the progress you've made
- Tips for preparing for important standardized tests

CONTENTS

Introduction
Pretest
Lesson 1: Populations, Samples, and Variables
Lesson 2: Studies
Lesson 3: Describing and Displaying Categorical Data
Lesson 4: Dotplots and Stem-and-Leaf Plots
Lesson 5: Measures of Central Tendency for Numerical Data
Lesson 6: Measures of Dispersion for Numerical Data
Lesson 7: Histograms and Boxplots
Lesson 8: Describing and Displaying Bivariate Data
Lesson 9: Basic Ideas in Probability
Lesson 10: Discrete Probability Distributions
Lesson 11: Continuous Probability Distribution
Lesson 12: Sampling Distributions and the t-Distribution
Lesson 13: The Law of Large Numbers and the Central Limit Theorem
Lesson 14: Sample Surveys
Lesson 15: Confidence Intervals for Proportions
Lesson 16: Hypothesis Testing for Proportions
Lesson 17: Confidence Intervals and Tests of Hypotheses for Means
Lesson 18: The Matched-Pairs Design and Comparing Two Treatment Means
Lesson 19: Confidence Intervals for Comparing Two Treatment or Population Means
Lesson 20: Analyzing Categorical Data
Posttest
Appendix: How to Prepare for a Test

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