2 edition of **Understanding Statistics** found in the catalog.

Understanding Statistics

Lyman Ott

- 131 Want to read
- 39 Currently reading

Published
**1990**
by PWS-Kent Pub. Company in Boston
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Written in English

- Statistique -- Problèmes et exercices

**Edition Notes**

5

Contributions | Mendenhall, William, Beaver, Barbara M., Beaver, Robert J. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 342 p. |

Number of Pages | 342 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22193459M |

ISBN 10 | 0534923852 |

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Basics of Statistics Displaying and Describing Categorical Data Displaying and Describing Quanititative Data Descriptive measures 2. Designing Studies Sampling Methods Experiments and Observational Studies Randomness and Simulation 3.

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