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' This text was written for a "terminal" [+] introductory class in Statistics suitable students in Business, Communications, Economics, Psychology, Social Science, or liberal arts; that is, this is the first and last class in Statistics for most students who take it. It also covers logic and reasoning at a level suitable for a general education course. Accordingly, the text is not geared toward theory, numerical analysis, or sophisticated formulae; neither does it contain a bestiary of techniques or named probability distributions. Rather, I hope to help students to think logically about quantitative evidence and to translate real-world situations into mathematical questions; and to expose students to a few important statistical and probabilistic concepts and to some of the difficulties,... Show More


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