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Elementary Statistics : Picturing the World

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2nd
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9780130655950

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0130655953
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
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Pearson
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Summary

Every aspect of Elementary Statistics has been carefully crafted to help readers learn statistics. The Third Edition features many updates and revisions that place increased emphasis on interpretation of results and critical thinking over calculations. Chapter topics include probability, discrete probability distributions, normal probability distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, chi-square tests and the f-distribution, and nonparametric tests. For readers who want a comprehensive, step-by-step, flexible introduction to statistics.

Table of Contents

Preface x
Features xiii
Supplements xxi
Acknowledgments xxiii
How to Study Statistics xxiv
Introduction to Statistics
Where You've Been
Where You're Going
1(1)
An Overview of Statistics
2(6)
Data Classification
8(7)
Case Study: Rating Television Shows in the United States
14(1)
Experimental Design
15(15)
Technology: Using Technology in Statistics
22(2)
Chapter Summary
24(1)
Uses and Abuses
25(1)
Review Exercises
26(2)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It Al) Together
28(1)
Chapter Quiz
29(1)
Descriptive Statistics
30(78)
Where You've Been
30(1)
Where You're Going
31(1)
Frequency Distributions and Their Graphs
32(14)
More Graphs and Displays
46(11)
Measures of Central Tendency
57(13)
Measures of Variation
70(17)
Case Study: Sunglass Sales in the United States
86(1)
Measures of Position
87(21)
Technology: Monthly Milk Production
97(1)
Using Technology to Determine Descriptive Statistics
98(2)
Chapter Summary
100(1)
Uses and Abuses
101(1)
Review Exercises
102(4)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
106(1)
Chapter Quiz
107(1)
Probability
108(52)
Where You've Been
108(1)
Where You're Going
109(1)
Basic Concepts of Probability
110(11)
Conditional Probability and the Multiplication Rule
121(9)
The Addition Rule
130(10)
Case Study: Probability and Parking Lot Strategies
139(1)
Counting Principles
140(20)
Technology: Simulation: Composing Mozart Variations with Dice
151(1)
Chapter Summary
152(1)
Uses and Abuses
153(1)
Review Exercises
154(3)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
157(1)
Chapter Quiz
158(1)
Cumulative Test: Chapters 1-3
159(1)
Discrete Probability Distributions
160(44)
Where You've Been
160(1)
Where You're Going
161(1)
Probability Distributions
162(12)
Binomial Distributions
174(14)
Case Study: Binomial Distribution of Airplane Accidents
187(1)
More Discrete Probability Distributions
188(16)
Technology: Using Poisson Distributions as Queuing Models
195(1)
Chapter Summary
196(1)
Uses and Abuses
197(1)
Review Exercises
198(4)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
202(1)
Chapter Quiz
203(1)
Normal Probability Distributions
204(64)
Where You've Been
204(1)
Where You're Going
205(1)
Introduction to Normal Distributions
206(8)
The Standard Normal Distribution
214(8)
Normal Distributions: Finding Probabilities
222(7)
Normal Distributions: Finding Values
229(9)
Case Study: Birth Weights in America
237(1)
The Central Limit Theorem
238(13)
Technology: Age Distribution in the United States
250(1)
Normal Approximations to Binomial Distributions
251(17)
Chapter Summary
260(1)
Uses and Abuses
261(1)
Review Exercises
262(4)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
266(1)
Chapter Quiz
267(1)
Confidence Intervals
268(50)
Where You've Been
268(1)
Where You're Going
269(1)
Confidence Intervals for the Mean (Large Samples)
270(14)
Case Study: Shell Lengths of Loggerhead Sea Turtles
283(1)
Confidence Intervals for the Mean (Small Samples)
284(9)
History of Statistics-Timeline
292(1)
Confidence Intervals for Population Proportions
293(9)
Technology: Most Admired Polls
301(1)
Confidence Intervals for Variance and Standard Deviation
302(16)
Using Technology to Construct Confidence Intervals
308(2)
Chapter Summary
310(1)
Uses and Abuses
311(1)
Review Exercises
312(3)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
315(1)
Chapter Quiz
316(1)
Cumulative Test: Chapters 4-6
317(1)
Hypothesis Testing with One Sample
318(70)
Where You've Been
318(1)
Where You're Going
319(1)
Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
320(14)
Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (Large Samples)
334(16)
Case Study: Human Body Temperature: What's Normal?
349(1)
Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (Small Samples)
350(10)
Hypothesis Testing for Proportions
360(7)
Technology: The Case of the Vanishing Women
366(1)
Hypothesis Testing for the Variance and Standard Deviation
367(21)
A Summary of Hypothesis Testing
376(2)
Using Technology to Perform Hypothesis Tests
378(2)
Chapter Summary
380(1)
Uses and Abuses
381(1)
Review Exercises
382(4)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
386(1)
Chapter Quiz
387(1)
Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples
388(52)
Where You've Been
388(1)
Where You're Going
389(1)
Testing the Difference Between Means (Large Independent Samples)
390(12)
Case Study: Oatbran and Cholesterol Level
401(1)
Testing the Difference Between Means (Small Independent Samples)
402(9)
Testing the Difference Between Means (Dependent Samples)
411(11)
Testing the Difference Between Proportions
422(18)
Technology: Tails Over Heads
429(1)
Using Technology to Perform Two-Sample Hypothesis Tests
430(2)
Chapter Summary
432(1)
Uses and Abuses
433(1)
Review Exercises
434(4)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
438(1)
Chapter Quiz
439(1)
Correlation and Regression
440(52)
Where You've Been
440(1)
Where You re Going
441(1)
Correlation
442(16)
Linear Regression
458(10)
Case Study: Correlation of Body Measurements
467(1)
Measures of Regression and Prediction Intervals
468(10)
Multiple Regression
478(14)
Technology: Tar, Nicotine, and Carbon Monoxide
483(1)
Chapter Summary
484(1)
Uses and Abuses
485(1)
Review Exercises
486(3)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
489(1)
Chapter Quiz
490(1)
Cumulative Test: Chapters 7-9
491(1)
Chi-Square Tests and the F-Distribution
492(52)
Where You've Been
492(1)
Where You're Going
493(1)
Goodness of Fit
494(10)
Independence
504(11)
Case Study: Traffic Safety Facts
514(1)
Comparing Two Variances
515(9)
Analysis of Variance
524(20)
Technology: Crash Tests
536(1)
Chapter Summary
537(1)
Uses and Abuses
538(1)
Review Exercises
539(3)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
542(1)
Chapter Quiz
543(1)
Nonparametric Tests
544(1)
Where You've Been
544(1)
Where You're Going
545(1)
The Sign Test
546(11)
The Wilcoxon Tests
557(10)
Case Study: Health and Nutrition
566(1)
The Kruskal-Wallis Test
567(6)
Rank Correlation
573(6)
Technology: Selling Prices of Homes
579(1)
Chapter Summary
580(1)
Uses and Abuses
581(1)
Review Exercises
582(4)
Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
586(1)
Chapter Quiz
587(1)
Cumulative Test: Chapters 10-11
588
Appendices
Appendix A Alternate Presentation of the Standard Normal Distribution
1(6)
Standard Normal Distribution Table (0-to-z)
1(1)
Alternate Presentation of the Standard Normal Distribution
2(5)
Appendix B Tables
7(22)
Table 1 Random Numbers
7(1)
Table 2 Binomial Distribution
8(3)
Table 3 Poisson Distribution
11(5)
Table 4 Standard Normal Distribution
16(2)
Table 5 t-Distribution
18(1)
Table 6 Chi-Square Distribution
19(1)
Table 7 F-Distribution
20(5)
Table 8 Critical Values for the Sign Test
25(1)
Table 9 Critical Values for the Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test
26(1)
Table 10 Critical Values for the Spearman Rank Correlation
27(1)
Table 11 Critical Values for the Pearson Correlation Coefficient
28(1)
Answers to the Try It Yourself Problems 29(16)
Answers to the Odd-Numbered Exercises 45(39)
Credits 84
Index 1


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