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Author Takahashi, Shin.

Title The manga guide to statistics / Shin Takahashi
Published San Francisco, Calif. : No Starch Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (211 pages) : illustrations
Contents Table of Contents; Preface; Our Prologue: Statistics with Heart-Pounding Excitement; Chapter 1: Determining Data Types; 1. Categorical Data and Numerical Data; 2. An Example of Tricky Categorical Data; 3. How Multiple-Choice Answers Are Handled in Practice; Exercise and Answer; Summary; Chapter 2: Getting the Big Picture: Understanding Numerical Data; 1. Frequency Distribution Tables and Histograms; 2. Mean (Average); 3. Median; 4. Standard Deviation; 5. The Range of Class of a Frequency Table; 6. Estimation Theory and Descriptive Statistics; Exercise and Answer; Summary
2. Calculating Arithmetic Mean, Median, and Standard Deviation3. Making a Cross Tabulation; 4. Calculating the Standard Score and the Deviation Score; 5. Calculating the Probability of the Standard Normal Distribution; 6. Calculating the Point on the Horizontal Axis of the Chi-Square Distribution; 7. Calculating the Correlation Coefficient; 8. Performing Tests of Independence; Index; Updates
Chapter 3: Getting the Big Picture:Understanding Categorical Data1. Cross Tabulations; Exercise and Answer; Summary; Chapter 4: Standard Score andDeviation Score; 1. Normalization and Standard Score; 2. Characteristics of Standard Score; 3. Deviation Score; 4. Interpretation of Deviation Score; Exercise and Answer; Summary; Chapter 5: Let's Obtain the Probability; 1. Probability Density Function; 2. Normal Distribution; 3. Standard Normal Distribution; 4. Chi-square Distribution; 5. t Distribution; 6. F distribution; 7. Distributions and Excel; Exercise and Answer; Summary
Chapter 6: Let's Look at the Relationship Between Two Variables1. Correlation Coefficient; 2. Correlation Ratio; 3. Cramer's Coefficient; Exercise and Answer; Summary; Chapter 7: Let's Explorethe Hypothesis Tests; 1. Hypothesis Tests; 2. The Chi-Square Test of Independence; 3. Null Hypotheses And Alternative Hypotheses; 4. P-value and Procedure For Hypothesis Tests; 5. Tests of Independence and Tests of Homogeneity; 6. Hypothesis Test Conclusions; Exercise and Answer; Summary; Let's Calculate Using Excel; 1. Making a Frequency Table
Summary Think you can't have fun learning statistics? Think again. The Manga Guide to Statistics will teach you everything you need to know about this essential discipline, while entertaining you at the same time. With its unique combination of Japanese-style comics called manga and serious educational content, the EduManga format is already a hit in Japan. In The Manga Guide to Statistics, our heroine Rui is determined to learn about statistics to impress the dreamy Mr. Igarashi and begs her father for a tutor. Soon she's spending her Saturdays with geeky, bespectacled Mr. Yamamoto, who patiently teac
Notes Includes index
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Subject Mathematical statistics -- Caricatures and cartoons -- Juvenile literature
Mathematical statistics -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature
Mathematical statistics -- Caricatures and cartoons -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematical statistics -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematical statistics.
Genre/Form Caricatures and cartoons.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.
Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1593271891