
Introduction to Statistics 




0  (1) 


1  (27) 

An Overview of Statistics 


2  (6) 


8  (6) 

Case Study: Rating Television Shows in the United States 


14  (1) 


15  (7) 

Technology: Using Technology in Statistics 


22  (2) 


24  (1) 


25  (2) 


27  (1) 




28  (1) 


29  (73) 

Frequency Distributions and Their Graphs 


30  (14) 


44  (11) 

Measures of Central Tendency 


55  (13) 


68  (16) 

Case Study: Sunglass Sales in the United States 


84  (1) 


85  (8) 

Technology: Monthly Milk Production 


93  (1) 

Using Technology to Determine Descriptive Statistics 


94  (2) 


96  (1) 


97  (4) 


101  (1) 




102  (1) 


103  (47) 

Basic Concepts of Probability 


104  (11) 

Conditional Probability and the Multiplication Rule 


115  (9) 


124  (8) 

Case Study: Probability and Parking Lot Strategies 


132  (1) 


133  (10) 

Technology: Composing Mozart Variations with Dice 


143  (1) 


144  (1) 


145  (3) 


148  (1) 


149  (1) 

Discrete Probability Distributions 




150  (1) 


151  (41) 

Probability Distributions 


152  (12) 


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) 


186  (1) 


187  (4) 


191  (1) 

Normal Probability Distributions 




192  (1) 


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) 


244  (1) 


245  (4) 


249  (1) 




250  (1) 


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 StatisticsTimeline 


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) 


292  (1) 


293  (3) 


296  (1) 


297  (1) 

Hypothesis Testing with One Sample 




298  (1) 


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) 


360  (1) 


361  (4) 


365  (1) 

Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples 




366  (1) 


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) 


410  (1) 


411  (4) 


415  (1) 

Correlation and Regression 




416  (1) 


417  (47) 


418  (14) 


432  (9) 

Case Study: Correlation of Body Measurements 


441  (1) 

Measures of Regression and Prediction Intervals 


442  (10) 


452  (5) 

Technology: Tar, Nicotine, and Carbon Monoxide 


457  (1) 


458  (1) 


459  (3) 


462  (1) 


463  (1) 

ChiSquare Tests and the FDistribution 




464  (1) 


465  (49) 


466  (10) 


476  (10) 

Case Study: Traffic Safety Facts 1997 


486  (1) 


487  (9) 


496  (12) 


508  (1) 


509  (1) 


510  (3) 


513  (1) 




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515  (1) 


516  (11) 


527  (9) 

Case Study: Health and Nutrition 


536  (1) 


537  (6) 


543  (6) 

Technology: Selling Prices of Homes 


549  (1) 


550  (1) 


551  (4) 


555  (1) 


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Appendices 


Appendix A Alternate Presentation of the Standard Normal Distribution 


1  (1) 

Standard Normal Distribution Table (0toz) 


1  (1) 

Alternate Presentation of the Standard Normal Distribution 


2  (7) 


9  (21) 


9  (1) 

Table 2 Binomial Probability Distribution 


10  (3) 

Table 3 Poisson Distribution 


13  (5) 

Table 4 Standard Normal Distribution 


18  (2) 


20  (1) 

Table 6 ChiSquare Distribution 


21  (1) 


22  (5) 

Table 8 Critical Values for the Sign Test 


27  (1) 

Table 9 Critical Values for the Wilcoxon SignedRank 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 OddNumbered Exercises 

45  (31) 
Credits 

76  (3) 
Index 

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