Elementary Statistics : A Step-by-Step Approach

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/1997
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Geared toward the student without a strong mathematical background, this text uses a non-theoretical approach in which concepts are explained intuitively and are supported by examples. Students majoring in such fields as natural and social sciences, business, economics, and computer science will understand how statistics applies to their chosen field through the use of examples drawn from such disciplines.

Table of Contents

1 The Nature of Probability and Statistics

2 Frequency Distributions and Graphs

3 Data Description

4 Counting Techniques

5 Probability

6 Probability Distributions

7 The Normal Distribution

8 Confidence Intervals and Sample Size

9 Hypothesis Testing

10 Testing the Difference Between Means, Variances, and Proportions

11 Correlation and Regression

12 Chi-Square

13 The F Test and Analysis of Variance

14 Nonparametric Statistics

15 Sampling and Simulation

16 Quality Control


A Algebra Review

B Writing the Research Report

C Tables

Data Bank

Problem Guide

Answers to Selected Exercises

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