Use Excel 2013s statistical tools to transform your data into knowledge Conrad Carlberg shows how to use Excel 2013 to perform core statistical tasks every business professional, student, and researcher should master. Using real-world examples, Carlberg helps you choose the right technique for each problem and get the most out of Excels statistical features, including recently introduced consistency functions. Along the way, he clarifies confusing statistical terminology and helps you avoid common mistakes.
Youll learn how to use correlation and regression, analyze variance and covariance, and test statistical hypotheses using the normal, binomial, t, and F distributions. To help you make accurate inferences based on samples from a population, this edition adds two more chapters on inferential statistics, covering crucial topics ranging from experimental design to the statistical power of F tests. Becoming an expert with Excel statistics has never been easier!
Youll find crystal-clear instructions, insider insights, and complete step-by-step projectsall complemented by extensive web-based resources. Master Excels most useful descriptive and inferential statistical tools Tell the truth with statisticsand recognize when others dont Accurately summarize sets of values Infer a populations characteristics from a samples frequency distribution Explore correlation and regression to learn how variables move in tandem Use Excel consistency functions such as STDEV. S() and STDEV.
P() Test differences between two means using z tests, t tests, and Excels Data Analysis Add-in Use ANOVA to test differences between more than two means Explore statistical power by manipulating mean differences, standard errors, directionality, and alpha Take advantage of Recommended PivotTables, Quick Analysis, and other Excel 2013 shortcuts