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# Essentials of Statistics

**by**Triola, Mario F.

3rd

### 9780321434258

0321434250

Paperback w/CD

1/1/2008

Addison Wesley

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## Summary

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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