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Description - The Cartoon Guide to Statistics by Larry Gonick

Updated version featuring all new material. If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on "People's Court," or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy. The Cartoon Guide to Statistics covers all the central ideas of modern statistics: the summary and display of data, probability in gambling and medicine, random variables, Bernoulli Trails, the Central Limit Theorem, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, and much more-all explained in simple, clear, and yes, funny illustrations. Never again will you order the Poisson Distribution in a French restaurant!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780062731029
ISBN-10: 0062731025
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 187mm x 15mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 27-Apr-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Larry Gonick

Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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