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Elementary Statistics

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780321422095

ISBN10:
0321422090
Format:
Hardcover w/CD
Pub. Date:
1/1/2008
Publisher(s):
Addison Wesley
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Summary

KEY MESSAGE:Elementary Statistics,Seventh Edition,is appropriate for someone learning introductory statistics who has experience with algebra. Elementary Statisticsis thorough and precise, and uses real data extensively. Readers find the book readable and clear, and they appreciate that the math level is right for a diverse population. The book thoroughly explains then illustrates concepts through an abundance of worked-out examples. The Nature of Statistics; Descriptive Statistics; Organizing Data; Descriptive Measures; Descriptive Methods in Regression and Correlation; Probability and Random Variables; The Normal Distribution; The Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean; Inferential Statistics; Confidence Intervals for One Population Mean; Hypothesis Tests for One Population Mean; Inferences for Two Population Means; Inferences for Population Proportions; Chi-Square Procedures; Analysis of Variance (ANOVA); Inferential Methods in Regression and Correlation For all readers interested in Elementary Statistics

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Nature of Statistics
Case Study: Top Films of All Time
Two Kinds of Statistics
The Technology Center
Simple Random Sampling
Other Sampling Designs
Experimental Designs
Descriptive Statistics
Organizing Data
Case Study: Preventing Infant Mortality
Variables and Data
Grouping Data
Graphs and Charts
Stem-and-Leaf Diagrams
Distribution Shapes; Symmetry and Skewness
Misleading Graphs
Descriptive Measures
Case Study: New York Yankees Y2K Salaries
Measures of Center
The Sample Mean
Measures of Variation; the Sample Standard Deviation
The Five-Number Summary; Boxplots
Descriptive Measures for Populations; Use of Samples
Descriptive Methods in Regression and Correlation
Case Study: Fat Consumption and Prostate Cancer
Linear Equations With One Independent Variable
The Regression Equation
The Coefficient of Determination
Linear Correlation
Probability, Random Variables, and Sampling Distributions
Probability and Random Variables
Case Study: The Powerball
Probability Basics
Events
Some Rules of Probability
Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions
The Mean and Standard Deviation of a Discrete Random Variable
The Binomial Distribution
The Normal Distribution
Case Study: Chest Sizes of Scottish Militiamen
Introducing Normally Distributed Variables
Areas Under the Standard Normal Curve
Working With Normally Distributed Variables
Assessing Normality; Normal Probability Plots
The Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean
Case Study: The Chesapeake and Ohio Freight Study
Sampling Error; the Need for Sampling Distributions
The Mean and Standard Deviation of x
The Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean
Inferential Statistics
Confidence Intervals for One Population Mean
Case Study: The Chips Ahoy! 1,000 Chips Challenge
Estimating a Population Mean
Confidence Intervals for One Population Mean When s Is Known
Margin of Error
Confidence Intervals for One Population Mean When s Is Unknown
Hypothesis Tests for One Population Mean
Case Study: Sex and Sense of Direction
The Nature of Hypothesis Testing
Terms, Errors, and Hypotheses
Hypothesis Tests for One Population Mean When s Is Known
P-Values
Hypothesis Tests for One Population Mean When s is Unknown
Inferences for Two Population Means
Case Study: Breast Milk and IQ
The Sampling Distribution of the Difference Between Two Sample Means for Independent Samples
Inferences for Two Population Means Using Independent Samples: Standard Deviations Assumed Equal
Inferences for Two Population Means Using Independent Samples: Standard Deviations Not Assumed Equal
Inferences for Two Population Means Using Paired Samples
Inferences for Population Proportions
Case Study: Double-Dipping ATM Fees
Confidence Intervals for One Population Proportion
Hypothesis Tests for One Population Proportion
Inferences for Two Population Proportions Using Independent Samples
Chi-Square Procedures
Case Study: Road Rage
The Chi-Square Distribution
Chi-Square Goodness-Of-Fit Test
Contingency Tables; Association
Chi-Square Independence Test
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
Case Study: Heavy Drinking Among College Students
The F-Distribution
One-Way ANOVA: The Logic
One-Way ANOVA: The Procedure
Inferential Methods In Regression and Correlation
Case Study: Fat Consumption and Prostate Cancer
The Regression Model
Analysis of Residuals
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