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Do you want to better understand the statistics you hear everyday – and recognize if you’re being misled? Here is a straightforward introduction to the principles of this vital field of mathematics. Assuming minimal knowledge and using examples from a wide variety of everyday contexts, this book makes even complex concepts and techniques easy to grasp.

NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

AUTHOR INSIGHTS
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience.

TEST YOURSELF
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of statistics.

FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

TRY THIS
Innovative exercises illustrate what you’ve learnt and how to use it.