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Essential Maths Skills for Exploring Social Data
A Student's Workbook

  • Rhys Jones - Teaching Fellow in Statistics and Director of the Science Scholar Programme at the University of Auckland., University of Auckland, New Zealand
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March 2020 | 186 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

For students anxious about statistics, this hands-on workbook is packed with clear explanations, real-world examples and practical exercises to gain the necessary maths skills to tackle statistics with confidence. Grounded in a social science context, it features:

·       Clear introductions to symbols and tasks

·       Multiple choice questions and exercises

·       Real world case studies and datasets

·       A glossary of terms

The book offers plenty of opportunities to practice through the accompanying online resources, which also includes datasets and a selection of author videos.

 
Introduction
 
Essential Numeracy
 
Percentages and Decimal Points
 
Ratio and Proportions
 
Tables
 
Introduction to Statistics
 
Graphs
 
Exploring Data and Descriptive Statistics
 
Observational Studies and Experiments
 
Polls and Surveys
 
How will I use Statistics?

I have passed this onto a colleague who I believe will make use of this book. It was too simple for me. I did not realise it was that basic. I know my colleague will enjoy it when I am able to meet up with them again.

Dr Judy Sayers
School of Education, Leeds University
March 11, 2021

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