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4 edition of **Basic statistics for medical and social science students** found in the catalog.

Basic statistics for medical and social science students

Albert Ernest Maxwell

- 88 Want to read
- 32 Currently reading

Published
**1978**
by Chapman and Hall, Wiley in London, New York
.

Written in English

- Psychometrics.,
- Statistics.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | A. E. Maxwell. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | BF39 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 126 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 126 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL21458961M |

ISBN 10 | 047099374X |

OCLC/WorldCa | 3541542 |

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