about the author acknowledgements foreword 1 introducing statistics 2 some basic maths 3 graphing data 4 choosing a suitable graph 5 summarizing data 6 statistics and ICT 7 lies and statistics 8 choosing a sample 9 collecting information 10 reading tables of data 11 regression: describing relationships between things 12 correlation: measuring the strength of a relationship 13 chance and probability 14 probability models 15 deciding on differences taking it further appendix index
Understand Statistics will teach you everything you need to know to interpret, analyse and present figures.
Alan Graham has lectured in Mathematics Education at the Open University for over 30 years. His particular interest is statistics and he has written a number of books and OU course units in this field. He is also the author of Teach Yourself Basic Mathematics.