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Statistics Hacks Tips and Tools for Measuring the World and Beating the Odds

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ISBN-10: 0596101643

ISBN-13: 9780596101640

Edition: 2006

Authors: Bruce Frey

List price: $29.99
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Why leave your life to chance, when you can hack probability to take control of your fate? Using the tools of inferential statistics, you can understand the way things work, discover relationships, describe huge populations by seeing just small bits, make uncannily accurate predictions, and even make a little money with a well-placed wager here and there. "Statistics Hacks presents useful techniques from statistics, educational and psychological measurement, and experimental research design to solve a variety of problems in the world of social science, but also in the worlds of business, games, and gambling. You'll learn how to: * Play smart when you play Texas Hold 'Em, blackjack,…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/30/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 358
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Credits
Preface
The Basics
Discovering Relationships
Measuring the World
Beating the Odds
Playing Games
Thinking Smart
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