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# Fundamentals of Statistics

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

ISBN10:
0131464493
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2005
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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## Summary

For a one semester or one-term algebra-based Introductory Statistics Courses. Drawing on the author's extensive teaching experience and background in statistics and mathematics, this text promotes student success in introductory statistics while maintaining the integrity of the course. Four basic principles characterize the approach of this text: generating and maintaining student interest; promoting student success and confidence; providing extensive and effective opportunity for student practice; and allowing for flexibly of teaching styles.

## Table of Contents

 (NOTE: Each chapter ends with Chapter Review and Consumer Reports Project.) Data Collection Introduction to the Practice of Statistics Observational Studies; Simple Random Sampling Other Types of Sampling Sources of Error in Sampling The Design of Experiments Organizing and Summarizing Data Organizing Qualitative Data Organizing Quantitative Data Graphical Misrepresentations of Data Numerically Summarizing Data Measures of Central Tendency Measures of Dispersion Computing Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion from Grouped Data Measures of Position The Five-Number Summary; Boxplots Describing the Relation Between Two Variables Scatter Diagrams; Linear Correlation Least-squares Regression The Coefficient of Determination Probability Probability of Simple Events The Addition Rule; Complements The Multiplication Rule Conditional Probability Counting Techniques The Binomial Probability Distributions Probability Distributions The Binomial Probability Distribution The Normal Probability Distribution Properties of the Normal Distribution The Standard Normal Distribution Applications of the Normal Distribution Assessing Normality Sampling Distributions; The Central Limit Theorem The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Probability Distribution Confidence Intervals about a Single Parameter Confidence Intervals about a Population Mean, ?? known Confidence Intervals about a Population Mean, ?? unknown Confidence Intervals about the Population Proportion Hypothesis Testing The Language of Hypothesis Testing Testing a Hypothesis about ??, ?? known Testing a Hypothesis about ??, ?? unknown Testing a Hypothesis about the Population Proportion Comparing Two Population Parameters Inference about Two Means: Dependent Samples Inference about Two Means: Independent Samples Inference about Two Population Proportions Additional Inferential Procedures Inference Using the Chi-Square Distribution Chi-Square Goodness of Fit Test Chi-Square Test for Independence; Homogeneity of Proportions Inference on the Least-Squares Regression Model Inference about the Least-squares Regression Model Confidence and Prediction Intervals Additional Topics Available on CD Confidence Intervals about a Population Standard Deviation Hypothesis Tests about a Population Standard Deviation One Way Analysis of Variance Review of Lines Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

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