9780134462455

Elementary Statistics

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    9780134462455

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    0134462459

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2017
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For courses in Introductory Statistics

 

Real data brings statistics to life

From opinion polls and clinical trials to self-driving cars, statistics influences and shapes the world around us. Best-selling author Marty Triola is committed to keeping Elementary Statistics relentlessly current--with an unprecedented amount of up-to-the-minute real data--so that readers of all backgrounds understand the role of statistics in the world around them. In addition to an abundance of new data sets, examples, and exercises, the 13th Edition is designed to be even more flexible, with the addition of learning objectives as an organizational tool, larger data sets, and new topics in line with advancements in statistics. In addition, readers will find more support in an all-new series of videos, more opportunities for practice, and improved support for statistical software.

 

Elementary Statistics is part of a series that also includes an Essentials version as well as technology-specific texts, Elementary Statistics Using the TI 83/84 Plus Calculator and Elementary Statistics Using Excel . Data sets and other resources for this series are available at our website.

 

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Author Biography

Mario F. Triola is a Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Dutchess Community College, where he has taught statistics for over 30 years. Marty is the author of Essentials of Statistics, 5th Edition, Elementary Statistics Using Excel, 6th Edition, Elementary Statistics Using the TI-83/84 Plus Calculator, 4th Edition, and he is a co-author of Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences, 2nd Edition, Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life, 5th Edition, and Business Statistics.

 

Elementary Statistics is currently available as an International Edition, and it has been translated into several foreign languages. Marty designed the original Statdisk statistical software, and he has written several manuals and workbooks for technology supporting statistics education. He has been a speaker at many conferences and colleges. Marty’s consulting work includes the design of casino slot machines. He has worked with attorneys in determining probabilities in paternity lawsuits, analyzing data in medical malpractice lawsuits, identifying salary inequities based on gender, and analyzing disputed election results. He has also used statistical methods in analyzing medical school surveys, and analyzing survey results for the New York City Transit Authority. Marty has testified as an expert witness in New York State Supreme Court. The Text and Academic Authors Association has awarded Marty a “Texty” for Excellence for his work on Elementary Statistics.

 

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Statistics

2. Exploring Data with Tables and Graphs

3. Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data

4. Probability

5. Discrete Probability Distributions

6. Normal Probability Distributions

7. Estimating Parameters and Determining Sample Sizes

8. Hypothesis Testing

9. Inferences from Two Samples

10. Correlation and Regression

11. Goodness-of-Fit and Contingency Tables

12. Analysis of Variance

13. Nonparametric Tests

14. Statistical Process Control

15. Ethics in Statistics

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