Statistics without Mathematics

by David J Bartholomew

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ISBNs
  • 9781473902442
  • 9781473934337
  • 9781473934320

This is a book about the ideas that drive statistics. It is an ideal primer for students who need an introduction to the concepts of statistics without the added confusion of technical jargon and mathematical language.

It introduces the intuitive thinking behind standard procedures, explores the process of informal reasoning, and uses conceptual frameworks to provide a foundation for students new to statistics. It showcases the expertise we have all developed from living in a data saturated society, increases our statistical literacy and gives us the tools needed to approach statistical mathematics with confidence.

Key topics include:

  • Variability
  • Standard Distributions
  • Correlation
  • Relationship
  • Sampling
  • Inference  

An engaging, informal introduction this book sets out the conceptual tools required by anyone undertaking statistical procedures for the first time or for anyone needing a fresh perspective whilst studying the work of others.


  • SAGE Publications; October 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473934337
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Statistics without Mathematics
  • Author: David J Bartholomew
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473902442
  • 9781473934337
  • 9781473934320

In The Press

Bartholomew brings a wealth of experience to this book, explaining all of the most fundamental concepts in statistics with insight but without technicalities. This is an excellent read for the learner or the teacher, to establish or reinforce a proper understanding of what statistics is really all about.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781473902442
  • 9781473934337
  • 9781473934320