Lies, Damned Lies, or Statistics: How to Tell the Truth with Statistics
by Jonathan A. Poritz
Publisher: Colorado State University, Pueblo 2017
Number of pages: 143
This is a first draft of a free textbook for a one-semester, undergraduate statistics course. Table of Contents: One-Variable Statistics - Basics; Bi-variate Statistics - Basics; Linear Regression; Probability Theory; Bringing Home the Data; Basic Inferences.
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