(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 | |

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