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Elementary Statistics Using Excel is a complete introduction to basic statistics, with a strong emphasis on understanding statistics concepts and the inclusion of Excel spreadsheet technology for the analysis of data. Statistics topics are presented with illustrative examples, many which use real data; identification of required assumptions; and underlying theory. Extensive Excel instructions are provided along with typical displays of results, as well as information about Excel's limitations and alternative approaches. DDXL (Version 2.0), a software add-in that enhances and expands the capability of Excel, and Appendix B data sets in the form of Excel workbooks are featured on the CD-ROM included with each copy of the book.
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