Through the use of critical thinking questions and data-based exercises Exercising Essential Statistics helps students apply the techniques described in Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts, Fourth Edition. This accompanying workbook gives students the opportunity to practice these techniques through hands-on, carefully crafted exercises. Various examples are provided from human resource management, organizational behavior, budgeting, and public policy to illustrate how public administrators interact with and analyze data. To pair this companion workbook with Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts, Fourth Edition use bundle ISBN: 978-1-5063-7366-9. Click here to see more information about the main text.

Central Tendency

Central Tendency

Note to students: This chapter includes questions and exercises relating to the textbook introduction to Section III (Descriptive Statistics), indicated by SI (Section Introduction).

Q & A

  • What are descriptive statistics? Give some examples. (SI)

    Descriptive statistics provide summary information about variables, such as their average and frequency ...

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