Learn how to decode the statistics that pop up on a daily basis. Learn how stats are used to find the average score on a test, how casinos use stats to ensure that the house will usually win, and more.
This book gives you the tools you need to make the grade in your statistics course. Learning to use MINITAB, Excel, and the TI-83/84 graphing calculator is made easy with output and instructions included throughout the text.
Based on the general theory of linear models, it provides an in-depth overview of the following: analysis of variance (ANOVA) for models with fixed, random, and mixed effects; regression analysis is also first presented for linear models with fixed, random, and mixed effects before being expanded to nonlinear models; statistical multi-decision problems like statistical selection procedures (Bechhofer and Gupta) and sequential tests; and design of experiments from a mathematical-statistical point of view.