Walking the tightrope of life, 24 Life Nets undergird you, secure your steps, and empower you for new life. New thought combined with cutting-edge findings in psychology, psychiatry, sleep medicine, chemistry, nutrition, herbs, and age-old theology turn insurmountable problems into miracles. Full color throughout with photo spreads from freelance National Geographic photographers will add inspiration to a highly educational book written in simple, understandable language. Within you will find the remarkable clinical discoveries of our nation's top Ph.D.s, M.D.s, psychiatrists, psychologists, sleep medicine specialists, chemists, biologists, nutritionists, and U.S. Department of Agriculture P...
Fundamentals of Statistics covers topics on the introduction, fundamentals, and science of statistics. The book discusses the collection, organization and representation of numerical data; elementary probability; the binomial Poisson distributions; and the measures of central tendency. The text describes measures of dispersion for measuring the spread of a distribution; continuous distributions for measuring on a continuous scale; the properties and use of normal distribution; and tests involving the normal or student's ‘t’ distributions. The use of control charts for sample means; the ranges and fraction defective; the chi-squared distribution; the F distribution; and the bivariate distributions are also considered. The book deals with the idea of mathematical expectation and its relationship with mean, variance, and covariance, as well as weighted averages, death rates, and time series. Students studying for advanced level education or higher national certificates in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, or Pharmacy, as well as university students taking such courses will find the book invaluable.
For many people, entrepreneurship represents an opportunistic stepping-stone to a life of great wealth and independence. Yet the harsh reality is that setting up a small business creates immense risk and unprecedented challenge. Far from deterring people from embarking on such an adventure, Professor Chris Jones provides a superbly authentic survival guide, inspiring new business owners to make intelligent decisions and do the right things. He speaks from experience, but not the type you might imagine. This is no ordinary academic. Having spent over five difficult years building and running an ultimately unsuccessful business, he is ideally positioned to appreciate exactly when and where things can go wrong. Now a successful and respected advocate of good business practice, Prof Jones provides hope that by focusing upon what really matters, almost all new business owners can survive the perilous waters and ride the waves to prosperous safety.
Excerpts from the journals, letters, and memoirs of the Barton and Jones families of Virginia's Shenandoa Valley provide a firsthand glimpse of ordinary people caught up in the hardships of the Civil War