AUTHORS: Utts, Jessica M. - ©2005
A guide to understanding your world! Easy-to-understand descriptions and "plain English" explanations make SEEING THROUGH STATISTICS the popular choice to help you understand the fundamentals of probability and statistics. Jessica Utts focuses on concepts and introduces ideas in interesting real-world contexts so that you can see the relevance and usefulness of a sound understanding of statistics. You will learn to be a discriminating interpreter of studies in scholarly and scientific publications, to make sense of statistical information provided by the media, and to make better decisions when faced with uncertainty. To help you understand the material, the textbook includes plenty of case studies and numerous examples based on real data, as well as news stories, research summaries, and examples of misuses of statistics.