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By Brian P. Macfie,Philip M. Nufrio

This sensible textual content presents scholars with the statistical instruments had to learn info, and indicates how data can be utilized as a device in making expert, clever coverage judgements. The authors' strategy is helping scholars study what statistical measures suggest and concentrate on studying effects, in preference to memorizing and utilizing dozens of statistical formulae. The e-book comprises greater than 500 end-of-chapter difficulties, solvable with the easy-to-use Excel spreadsheet program built by way of the authors. This template permits scholars to go into numbers into the correct sheet, chill out, and research the information. This accomplished, hands-on textbook calls for just a heritage in highschool algebra and has been completely classroom-tested in either undergraduate and graduate point classes. No previous services with Excel is needed. A disk with the Excel template and the knowledge units is integrated with the publication, and options to the end-of-chapter difficulties could be supplied at the M.E. Sharpe website.

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