TABLE OF CONTENTS

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INTRODUCTION
A MAYORAL FANTASY
DOES CAFFEINE MAKE PEOPLE MORE ALERT?
MODELS
THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA
MEASUREMENT
FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS
COMPARING FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS
GROUPED FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS
MODELS OF DISTRIBUTIONS
THE NORMAL CURVE
THE SUMMATION SIGN
STATISTICS
SCORE TRANSFORMATIONS
LINEAR TRANSFORMATIONS
REGRESSION MODELS
CORRELATION
HYPOTHESIS TESTING
THE SAMPLING DISTRIBUTION
TESTING HYPOTHESES ABOUT SINGLE MEANS
EXPERIMENTAL DESIGNS
ANALYSIS OF CROSSED DESIGNS
NESTED t-TESTS
THE t DISTRIBUTION
ONE AND TWO-TAILED t-TESTS
ERRORS IN HYPOTHESIS TESTING
ANOVA
CHI-SQUARE AND TESTS OF CONTINGENCY TABLES
TESTING A SINGLE CORRELATION
NORMAL CURVE AREAS
CRITICAL VALUES FOR THE t DISTRIBUTION
CRITICAL VALUES FOR THE CHI-SQUARE DISTRIBUTION
CRITICAL VALUES FOR CORRELATION COEFFICIENTS
CRITICAL VALUES FOR THE F DISTRIBUTION
BIBLIOGRAPHY and WEB RESOURCES
Scatterplot Execrises
Sampling Distribution Simulation Exercises