The Resource Excel 2016 for environmental sciences statistics : a guide to solving practical problems, Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton

Excel 2016 for environmental sciences statistics : a guide to solving practical problems, Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton

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Excel 2016 for environmental sciences statistics : a guide to solving practical problems
Title
Excel 2016 for environmental sciences statistics
Title remainder
a guide to solving practical problems
Statement of responsibility
Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
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eng
Summary
This book is a step-by-step exercise-driven guide for students and practitioners who need to master Excel to solve practical environmental science problems. If understanding statistics isn?t your strongest suit, you are not especially mathematically-inclined, or if you are wary of computers, this is the right book for you. Excel is an effective learning tool for quantitative analyses in environmental science courses. Its powerful computational ability and graphical functions make learning statistics much easier than in years past. However, Excel 2016 for Environmental Science Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Problems is the first book to capitalize on these improvements by teaching students and managers how to apply Excel 2016 to statistical techniques necessary in their courses and work. Each chapter explains statistical formulas and directs the reader to use Excel commands to solve specific, easy-to-understand environmental science problems. Practice problems are provided at the end of each chapter with their solutions in an appendix. Separately, there is a full Practice Test (with answers in an Appendix) that allows readers to test what they have learned. Includes 165 illustrations in color Suitable for undergraduates or graduate students Prof. Tom Quirk spent six years in educational research at The American Institutes for Research and Educational Testing Service. He is Professor of Marketing in the Walker School of Business & Technology at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri (USA). He holds a B.S. in Mathematics from John Carroll University, both an M.A. in Education and a Ph. D. in Educational Psychology from Stanford University, and an MBA from The University of Missouri-St. Louis. Dr. Meghan Quirk holds a Ph. D. in Biological Education and an M.A. in Biological Sciences from the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) and a B.A. in Biology and Religion at Principia College in Elsah, Illinois. She has co-authored an article on shortgrass steppe ecosystems in Photochemistry & Photobiology. She was a National Science Foundation Fellow GK-12, and currently teaches science in Bailey, Colorado. Howard F. Horton holds an MS in Biological Sciences from the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) and a BS in Biological Sciences from Mesa State College. He has worked on research projects in Pawnee National Grasslands and Long-Term Ecological Research at Toolik Lake, Alaska. He has co-authored articles in The International Journal of Speleology and The Journal of Cave and Karst Studies. He was a National Science Foundation Fellow GK-12. He is currently the Angler Outreach Coordinator with Colorado Parks and Wildlife
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Quirk, Thomas J
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333.7072/7
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GE45.S73
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Quirk, Meghan
  • Horton, Howard F.
Series statement
Excel for statistics
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Environmental sciences
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Excel 2016 for environmental sciences statistics : a guide to solving practical problems, Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
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https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-40057-0
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unknown
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sample size, mean, standard deviation, standard error of the mean -- Random number generator -- Confidence interval about the mean using the TINV function and hypothesis testing -- One-group t-test for the mean -- Two-group t-test of the difference of the means for independent groups -- Correlation and simple linear regression -- Multiple correlation and multiple regression -- One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Appendix E -- Index
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1 online resource (xvii, 252 pages)
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9783319400570
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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10.1007/978-3-319-40057-0
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illustrations (some color)
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not applicable
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)957156409
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Excel 2016 for environmental sciences statistics : a guide to solving practical problems, Thomas J. Quirk, Meghan H. Quirk, Howard F. Horton
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-40057-0
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sample size, mean, standard deviation, standard error of the mean -- Random number generator -- Confidence interval about the mean using the TINV function and hypothesis testing -- One-group t-test for the mean -- Two-group t-test of the difference of the means for independent groups -- Correlation and simple linear regression -- Multiple correlation and multiple regression -- One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Appendix E -- Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 252 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319400570
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
SpringerLink
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-40057-0
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957156409
  • (OCoLC)ocn957156409

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