The Complete Idiot's Guide to Statistics, 2nd Edition


Author: Robert Donnelly
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101097744
Category: Mathematics
Page: 416
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Not a numbers person? No problem! This new edition is aimed at high school and college students who need to take statistics to fulfill a degree requirement and follows a standard statistics curriculum. Readerswill find information on frequency distributions; mean, median, and mode; range, variance, and standard deviation;probability; and more. -Emphasizes Microsoft Excel for number-crunching and computations Download a sample chapter.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Statistics


Author: Robert A. D. Donnelly Jr., Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 142951390X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 400
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Every year 472,000 college students enroll in a statistics course. The odds are good they'll need some help. Aimed at high school and college students who need to take statistics to fulfill a degree requirement, this book follows a standard statistics curriculum with topics that include frequency distributions, probability, binomial distribution, poisson distribution, normal distribution, hypothesis testing, simple regression analysis, and more.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Statistics, 2nd Edition


Author: Robert Donnelly
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101082895
Category: Mathematics
Page: 416
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Not a numbers person? No problem! This new edition is aimed at high school and college students who need to take statistics to fulfill a degree requirement and follows a standard statistics curriculum. Readerswill find information on frequency distributions; mean, median, and mode; range, variance, and standard deviation;probability; and more. -Emphasizes Microsoft Excel for number-crunching and computations Download a sample chapter.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Economics, 2nd Edition


Author: Tom Gorman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101478381
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 432
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Dollars and sense. For both general readers and students, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Economics, Second Edition, clearly explains macroeconomics and microeconomics, covering the dynamics of the markets, consumer behavior, business, budgets and taxation, recession and expansion, unemployment and inflation, fiscal policy, and international trade. This user-friendly second edition also discusses depression, wartime economics, and situational economics such as healthcare and energy. ? With the economy topping the headlines every day, the timing is right for a second edition ? Will appeal to anyone getting an MBA or taking economics courses, as well as general readers who want to learn about economics in terms they can understand

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Physics


Author: Johnnie T. Dennis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592570812
Category: Science
Page: 364
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Intended for high school and college students required to take at least one physics course, this book offers an easy-to-understand, comprehensive companion to their school textbooks that brings real-world relevance, and even a touch of fun, to Einstein's favorite subject.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Statistics


Author: Robert A. Donnelly
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592576340
Category: Mathematics
Page: 395
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An updated manual with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel for computations offers an introduction to statistics, covering concepts and formulas, the interpretation of data through different types of charts, using computer applications to simplify things, and more advanced topics. Original.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing a Novel


Author: Tom Monteleone
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592571727
Category: Reference
Page: 328
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Drawing on his own personal expertise, as well as insights from such best-selling authors as Janet Evanovich, Peter Straub, and Whitley Streiber, a novelist and editor takes readers through the entire writing process, from developing a style and coming up with ideas, to creating believable settings and characters, to the final editing and rewriting tasks. Original. 15,000 first printing.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Adoption


Author: Christine Adamec
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780028621081
Category: Social Science
Page: 386
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Offers advice on making an adoption application stand out, the latest adoption trends, and ways to spot scams, with profiles of real-life adopters and adoptees

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Trigonometry


Author: Dmitriy Fotiyev,Izolda Fotiyeva, Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110158016X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 384
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- Follows a standard course curriculum. - Includes both polar coordinates and complex numbers, unlike the competition.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Geometry


Author: Denise Szecsei
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592571833
Category: Mathematics
Page: 376
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Offers an introduction to the principles of geometry, from theorems, proofs, and postulates to lines, angles, and polygons.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Social Security and Medicare


Author: Lita Epstein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592575190
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 324
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Presents a history of Society Security in the United States and covers the basics of collecting retirement benefits, disability benefits, Medicare, the new drug programs, proposed changes to and privatization of Social Security and Medicare, and other vital topics. Original. 12,000 first printing.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Calculus


Author: W. Michael Kelley
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592574718
Category: Mathematics
Page: 336
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Let's face it: most students don't take calculus because they find it intellectually stimulating. It's not . . . at least for those who come up on the wrong side of the bell curve! There they are, minding their own business, working toward some non-science related degree, when . . . BLAM! They get next semester's course schedule in the mail, and first on the list is the mother of all loathed college courses . . . CALCULUS! Not to fear-The Complete Idiot's Guide to Calculus, Second Edition, like its predecessor, is a curriculum-based companion book created with this audience in mind. This new edition continues the tradition of taking the sting out of calculus by adding more explanatory graphs and illustrations and doubling the number of practice problems! By the time readers are finished, they will have a solid understanding (maybe even a newfound appreciation) for this useful form of math. And with any luck, they may even be able to make sense of their textbooks and teachers.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga with Kids


Author: Jodi B. Komitor,Eve Adamson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0786534354
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 300
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Can you think of an activity that promotes concentration, motor skill development and self-confidence for kids? And, is fun and healthy for kids and adults to enjoy together? It's Yoga! With "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga with Kids," you can learn how to get kids interested and started in yoga, teach them how to stretch, concentrate and express creativity using their mind and body. This book is full of various stretching exercises, poses and activities for adults and kids to enjoy together or individually. Kids will love to use their imagination to pose as a tree, a tiger, a butterfly and many others!

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Game Theory


Author: Edward C. Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101478845
Category: Mathematics
Page: 384
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Gain some insight into the game of life... Game Theory means rigorous strategic thinking. It is based on the idea that everyone acts competitively and in his own best interest. With the help of mathematical models, it is possible to anticipate the actions of others in nearly all life's enterprises. This book includes down-to-earth examples and solutions, as well as charts and illustrations designed to help teach the concept. In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Game Theory, Dr. Edward C. Rosenthal makes it easy to understand game theory with insights into: ? The history of the disciple made popular by John Nash, the mathematician dramatized in the film A Beautiful Mind ? The role of social behavior and psychology in this amazing discipline ? How important game theory has become in our society and why

Idiot's Guides: Statistics, 3E


Author: Robert A. Donnelly, Jr., Ph.D.,Fatma Abdel-Raouf, Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 146545408X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 336
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Statistics is a class that is required in many college majors, and it's an increasingly popular Advanced Placement high school course. In addition to math and technical students, many business and liberal arts students are required to take it as a fundamental component of their majors. A knowledge of statistical interpretation is vital for many careers. Idiot's Guides: Statistics explains the fundamental tenets in language anyone can understand. Content includes: - Calculating descriptive statistics - Measures of central tendency: mean, median, and mode - Probability - Variance analysis - Inferential statistics - Hypothesis testing - Organizing data into statistical charts and tables

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess Openings


Author: William Aramil
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 144065185X
Category: Games & Activities
Page: 208
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It's your move... The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Chess Openings provides all readers need to know to solidify their opening game and get on the road to victory. In it, the authors provide a step-by-step walk-through of 100 of the most effective opening moves. Each opening strategy is clearly and succinctly explained, with numerous illustrations that bolster the reader's understanding. ?Step-by-step advice and strategies, as well as helpful illustrations ?Approximately 605 million people worldwide play chess; the World Chess Federation estimates that more than 285 million play chess online

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Home-Based Business, 3E


Author: Barbara Weltman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101097736
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 384
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A successful career - at your own front door! For anyone who wants to make extra money, escape the corporate rat race, or just take more pleasure out of working from home, small business guru Barbara Weltman shows readers how to make their dreams come true. Completely updated, this guide explores the ins and outs of seed money, its impact on the home and family, the best business for each individual, and much more. ?Features the most current information on everything from Internet businesses to taxes and guerrilla marketing ?Includes in-depth resource and web sections, as well as a listing of the 100 best home-based businesses to get into and how

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Research Methods


Author: Laurie Rozakis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592571925
Category: Reference
Page: 327
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A guide worth looking into...for students of all kinds. Applicable to any field of study, this guide takes the novice researcher step- by-step through the process of extensive, credible research. From choosing a topic to presenting the information, this guide is full of tips on how to tell good sources from bad, evaluate information, and use it to support an original thesis.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Football


Author: Joe Theismann,Brian Tarcy,Brian Billick
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0786548363
Category: Football
Page: 360
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From high school games to the NFL, this guide features the basics of offense and defense, players, rules, strategies, and even what to wear. New coverage for this edition includes how the draft works, new technology on the field, and XFL, arena league, expansion teams, and NFL Europe