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Elementary Statistics : Picturing the World

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9780130107343

ISBN10:
0130107344
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

For algebra based Introductory Statistics courses. Prentice Hall has teamed the proven authorship and pedagogical expertise of Ron Larson with Betsy Farber's 30 years of statistics teaching experience to write an innovative and approachable text and state-of-the-art support package that will appeal to today's visually oriented and more technologically savvy students. Written for student success, every aspect of Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World has been carefully crafted to help students learn statistics.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Statistics
Where You've Been
0(1)
Where You're Going
1(27)
An Overview of Statistics
2(6)
Data Classification
8(6)
Case Study: Rating Television Shows in the United States
14(1)
Experimental Design
15(7)
Technology: Using Technology in Statistics
22(2)
Chapter Summary
24(1)
Review Exercises
25(2)
Chapter Quiz
27(1)
Descriptive Statistics
Where You've Been
28(1)
Where You're Going
29(73)
Frequency Distributions and Their Graphs
30(14)
More Graphs and Displays
44(11)
Measures of Central Tendency
55(13)
Measures of Variation
68(16)
Case Study: Sunglass Sales in the United States
84(1)
Measures of Position
85(8)
Technology: Monthly Milk Production
93(1)
Using Technology to Determine Descriptive Statistics
94(2)
Chapter Summary
96(1)
Review Exercises
97(4)
Chapter Quiz
101(1)
Probability
Where You've Been
102(1)
Where You're Going
103(47)
Basic Concepts of Probability
104(11)
Conditional Probability and the Multiplication Rule
115(9)
The Addition Rule
124(8)
Case Study: Probability and Parking Lot Strategies
132(1)
Counting Principles
133(10)
Technology: Composing Mozart Variations with Dice
143(1)
Chapter Summary
144(1)
Review Exercises
145(3)
Chapter Quiz
148(1)
Cumulative Test
149(1)
Discrete Probability Distributions
Where You've Been
150(1)
Where You're Going
151(41)
Probability Distributions
152(12)
Binomial Distributions
164(13)
Case Study: Binomial Distribution of Airplane Accidents
177(1)
More Discrete Probability Distributions
178(7)
Technology: Using Poisson Distributions as Queuing Models
185(1)
Chapter Summary
186(1)
Review Exercises
187(4)
Chapter Quiz
191(1)
Normal Probability Distributions
Where You've Been
192(1)
Where You're Going
193(57)
Introduction to Normal Distributions
194(8)
The Standard Normal Distribution
202(10)
Applications of Normal Distributions
212(9)
Case Study: Birth Weights in America
221(1)
The Central Limit Theorem
222(12)
Technology: Age Distribution in the United States
234(1)
Normal Approximations to Binomial Distributions
235(9)
Chapter Summary
244(1)
Review Exercises
245(4)
Chapter Quiz
249(1)
Confidence Intervals
Where You've Been
250(1)
Where You're Going
251(47)
Confidence Intervals for the Mean (Large Samples)
252(13)
Case Study: Shell Lengths of Loggerhead Sea Turtles
265(1)
Confidence Intervals for the Mean (Small Samples)
266(8)
History of Statistics---Timeline
274(1)
Confidence Intervals for Population Proportions
275(8)
Technology: Most Admired Polls
283(1)
Confidence Intervals for Variance and Standard Deviation
284(6)
Using Technology to Construct Confidence Intervals
290(2)
Chapter Summary
292(1)
Review Exercises
293(3)
Chapter Quiz
296(1)
Cumulative Test
297(1)
Hypothesis Testing with One Sample
Where You've Been
298(1)
Where You're Going
299(67)
Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
300(15)
Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (n ≥ 30)
315(14)
Case Study: Human Body Temperature: What's Normal?
329(1)
Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (n &glt; 30)
330(10)
Hypothesis Testing for Proportions
340(6)
Technology: The Case of the Vanishing Women
346(1)
Hypothesis Testing for the Variance and Standard Deviation
347(9)
A Summary of Hypothesis Testing
356(2)
Using Technology to Perform Hypothesis Testing
358(2)
Chapter Summary
360(1)
Review Exercises
361(4)
Chapter Quiz
365(1)
Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples
Where You've Been
366(1)
Where You're Going
367(49)
Testing the Difference Between Two Means (Large Independent Samples)
368(11)
Case Study: Oatbran and Cholesterol Level
379(1)
Testing the Difference Between Two Means (Small Independent Samples)
380(9)
Testing the Difference Between Two Means (Dependent Samples)
389(11)
Testing the Difference Between Two Proportions
400(7)
Technology: Tails Over Heads
407(3)
Chapter Summary
410(1)
Review Exercises
411(4)
Chapter Quiz
415(1)
Correlation and Regression
Where You've Been
416(1)
Where You're Going
417(47)
Correlation
418(14)
Linear Regression
432(9)
Case Study: Correlation of Body Measurements
441(1)
Measures of Regression and Prediction Intervals
442(10)
Multiple Regression
452(5)
Technology: Tar, Nicotine, and Carbon Monoxide
457(1)
Chapter Summary
458(1)
Review Exercises
459(3)
Chapter Quiz
462(1)
Cumulative Test
463(1)
Chi-Square Tests and the F-Distribution
Where You've Been
464(1)
Where You're Going
465(49)
Goodness of Fit
466(10)
Independence
476(10)
Case Study: Traffic Safety Facts 1997
486(1)
Comparing Two Variances
487(9)
Analysis of Variance
496(12)
Technology: Crash Tests
508(1)
Chapter Summary
509(1)
Review Exercises
510(3)
Chapter Quiz
513(1)
Nonparametric Tests
Where You've Been
514(1)
Where You're Going
515(1)
The Sign Test
516(11)
The Wilcoxon Tests
527(9)
Case Study: Health and Nutrition
536(1)
The Kruskal-Wallis Test
537(6)
Rank Correlation
543(6)
Technology: Selling Prices of Homes
549(1)
Chapter Summary
550(1)
Review Exercises
551(4)
Chapter Quiz
555(1)
Cumulative Test
556
Appendices
Appendix A Alternate Presentation of the Standard Normal Distribution
1(1)
Standard Normal Distribution Table (0-to-z)
1(1)
Alternate Presentation of the Standard Normal Distribution
2(7)
Appendix B Tables
9(21)
Table 1 Random Numbers
9(1)
Table 2 Binomial Probability Distribution
10(3)
Table 3 Poisson Distribution
13(5)
Table 4 Standard Normal Distribution
18(2)
Table 5 t-Distribution
20(1)
Table 6 Chi-Square Distribution
21(1)
Table 7 F-Distribution
22(5)
Table 8 Critical Values for the Sign Test
27(1)
Table 9 Critical Values for the Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test
28(1)
Table 10 Critical Values for the Spearman Rank Correlation
29(1)
Answers to the Try It Yourself Problems 30(15)
Answers to the Odd-Numbered Exercises 45(31)
Credits 76(3)
Index 79


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