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15 December 2008

136 Pages | 15 b/w

ISBN: 9780199233564

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Statistics: A Very Short Introduction

David J. Hand

Very Short Introductions

  • Reveals the power of statistics as an essential tool for understanding modern life
  • Shows how rapid advances in computers and number-crunching software has revolutionized the discipline
  • Looks at many real-world examples, from the Challenger space-shuttle disaster, to the spread of modern epidemics, political elections, and business and finance
  • Accessibly written: explaining fascinating concepts while assuming no prior mathematical knowledge
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide