Preface; 1. Introductory; 2. Frequency distributions; 3. Methods of moments; 4. Pearson's system of frequency curves; 5. Calculation; 6. Curves represented by series expansions; 7. Translation systems; 8. Frequency surfaces; 9. Standard errors; 10. Tests of goodness of fit; Appendices; Index.
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