INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF LEARNING STATISTICS Now anyone with an interest in mastering statistics can do so -- without formal training, unlimited time, or a private tutor. In Statistics Demystified, best-selling science and math writer Stan Gibilisco provides an effective, anxiety-soothing, and totally painless way to learn or review statistics fundamentals. With Statistics Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers problems at the end of each chapter and part to help expose potential weaknesses, and a 100-question "final exam" to reinforce what you learned. If you want to build or refresh your understanding of statistics, here's a fast and entertaining self-teaching course that's specially designed to reduce anxiety. Get ready to: * Absorb statistics jargon and notation * Figure odds in games of chance and other situations using probability principles * Understand randomness and uncertainty * Discover the right ways to obtain data and mine it for meaning * Create and interpret tables and graphs * Take a "final exam" and grade it yourself! Statistics Demystified is a great springboard for more- advanced and more-specific statistics courses and subjects. Let it be your direct route to learning or brushing up on this essential topic.Stan Gibilisco is the author of 'Statistics Demystified', published 2004 under ISBN 9780071431187 and ISBN 0071431187.