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    Minitab?
    Does any minitab-like software for Mac exist? I have some numbers to crunch, and it'd be nice to do it at home. I only need basic regression for now, but I'll need something more advanced further along.

    Thanks in advance!

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    Have you considered running your windows version of Minitab on your Mac via Parallels?

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    Yeah, I have. Problem is that I've already used my parallels trial version, and being a poor student, I'd rather not spend money on it. Plus, I've got to save my Minitab trial for when I've got a home exam in statistics later this semester. Right now I'm just going to do some simple regression with maybe a dummy or two.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hclincha View Post
    Yeah, I have. Problem is that I've already used my parallels trial version, and being a poor student, I'd rather not spend money on it. Plus, I've got to save my Minitab trial for when I've got a home exam in statistics later this semester. Right now I'm just going to do some simple regression with maybe a dummy or two.
    Ok.. I see. I was ASSuming you owned a copy of Minitab for Windows.. Which as I'm sure you are aware is about $1200 (USD). I figured "Hey if he has already dropped that kind of money, what's another $79 for Parallels to be able to use it.

    I highly doubt you'll be able to find a Freeware version of a $1200 piece of software... If you do... please let us know.

    Sorry I couldn't be of much help.

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    I can see your point. I was kinda assuming the "there's always someone who's open-sourced it" thing, which often holds true.

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    I would assume that your course wouldn't require mini-tab, and would either offer something to use, or offer a low cost alternative. I've never seen a college course that required you to purchase a $1200 peice of software.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jhorra View Post
    I would assume that your course wouldn't require mini-tab, and would either offer something to use, or offer a low cost alternative. I've never seen a college course that required you to purchase a $1200 peice of software.
    It's installed on all the computers at school, I just wanted to do this at home
    Quote Originally Posted by technologist View Post
    Thanks!

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    I have minitab through my university for free for both my mac and PC. It's great although I don't use it to ofter.

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