2 edition of **language of basic statistics** found in the catalog.

language of basic statistics

John Newson

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Published
**1971** by Longman .

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by John Newson and Michael Matthews. |

Contributions | Matthews, Michael. |

ID Numbers | |
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Open Library | OL19546401M |

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