 # Maths and Stats

Help with mathematics and statistics is available for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and staff. Help with mathematics and statistics is available for any course. Learning, Teaching and Library offers a range of resources to help you develop your maths and stats skills.

Maths Resources
 Maths is Fun Easy step-by-step explanations with worked examples and exercises Maths First This website from Massey University is designed to promote individual learning in Mathematics
Statistics
###### Recorded Workshops

Below is a selection of workshop recordings to help with your understanding of statistics. Understanding statistics Part 1 (29min:51s) Understanding statistics Part 2 (40min:50s) Introduction to alternative statistics (26min:48s)
###### Formulae, examples and exercises
 Understanding statistics Analysis methods Research Design
Help with R
###### Recorded Workshops

Introduction to R Commander (52min:51s)

###### Practice Data
Help with Genstat
###### Recorded Workshops

Introduction to Genstat (58min:33s)

###### Practice data set for statistics workshops

Use this spreadsheet while attending statistics workshops.

Help with Minitab
###### Recorded Workshops

Introduction to Minitab (42min:45s)

###### Practice data set for statistics workshops

Use this spreadsheet while attending statistics workshops.

Help with SPSS
###### Recorded Workshops

Introduction to SPSS (46min:52s)

###### Practice data set for statistics workshops

Use this spreadsheet while attending statistics workshops.

Excel
###### Practice data set for statistics workshops

Use this spreadsheet while attending statistics workshops.

###### Descriptive Statistics in Excel: Video tips

Here are some useful videos to answer questions about descriptive statistics in Excel.

 An overview on how to use the “descriptive statistics” function in Excel. Introductory information on calculating some descriptive statistics in Excel. More advanced methods for calculating the mean, variance and standard deviation in Excel. A brief introduction to perform a correlation test with two variables in Excel. A brief introduction to calculating the correlation co-efficient with more than two variables. How to calculate a correlation with a significance test. How to install the ToolPak in Excel which gives the user more comprehensive statistical tools. Some further information on using the descriptive statistics functions.
Calculators

Instruction booklets for common makes: 