5 edition of **Understanding statistics** found in the catalog.

Understanding statistics

William Mendenhall

- 26 Want to read
- 33 Currently reading

Published
**1980**
by Duxbury Press in North Scituate, Mass
.

Written in English

- Statistics.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statement | William Mendenhall, Lyman Ott. |

Contributions | Ott, Lyman, joint author. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA276.12 .M46 1980 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ix, 459 p. : |

Number of Pages | 459 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4416921M |

ISBN 10 | 0878722416 |

LC Control Number | 79020914 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 5411569 |

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