9780321434258

Essentials of Statistics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321434258

  • ISBN10:

    0321434250

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Key Message:Essentials of Statistics,Third Editionis the ideal text for readers who want a more economical and streamlined text that covers the essential topics. Drawn from Triola'sElementary Statistics,Tenth Edition,this text provides the same reader-friendly approach with material presented in a real-world context. Key Topics: Introduction to Statistics; Summarizing and Graphing Data; Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data; Probability; Probability Distributions; Normal Probability Distributions; Estimates and Sample Sizes; Hypothesis Testing; Inferences from Two Samples; Correlation and Regression; Chi-Square and Analysis of Variance. Market:For all readers interested in Statistics.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Statistics
Overview
Types of Data
Critical Thinking
Design of Experiments
Summarizing and Graphing Data
Overview
Frequency Distributions
Histograms
Statistical Graphics
Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data
Overview
Measures of Center
Measures of Variation
Measures of Relative Standing
Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
Probability
Overview
Fundamentals
Addition Rule
Multiplication Rule: Basics
Multiplication Rule: Complements and Conditional Probability
Counting
Bayes' Theorem (on CD-ROM)
Probability Distributions
Overview
Random Variables
Binomial Probability Distributions
Mean, Variance, and Standard Deviation for the Binomial Distribution
Normal Probability Distributions
Overview
The Standard Normal Distribution
Applications of Normal Distributions
Sampling Distributions and Estimators
The Central Limit Theorem
Normal as Approximation to Binomial
Estimates and Sample Sizes
Overview
Estimating a Population Proportion
Estimating a Population Mean: s Known
Estimating a Population Mean: s Not Known
Estimating a Population Variance
Hypothesis Testing
Overview
Basics of Hypothesis Testing
Testing a Claim about a Proportion
Testing a Claim about a Mean: s Known
Testing a Claim about a Mean: s Not Known
Testing a Claim about Variation
Inferences from Two Samples
Overview
Inferences about Two Proportions
Inferences about Two Means: Independent Samples
Inferences from Matched Pairs
Correlation and Regression
Overview
Correlation
Regression
Variation and Prediction Intervals
Rank Correlation
Chi-Square and Analysis of Variance
Overview
Multinomial Experiments: Goodness-0f-Fit
Contingency Tables: Independence and Homogeneity
Analysis of Variance
Appendices
Tables
Data Sets
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises (and All Review Exercises and All Cumulative Review Exercises)
Credits
Index
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