2 edition of Statistics basics found in the catalog.
Jennifer K. Cowel
Includes bibliographical references (p. 118-119).
|Statement||Jennifer K. Cowel ; introduction adapted by Rainer U. Hilgenfeld ; foreword by Leanne Laidler ; reviewed by Maureen Connors Potter.|
|LC Classifications||RA409 .C757 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 125 p. :|
|Number of Pages||125|
|LC Control Number||2009285668|
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