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Getting the Information You Need | |
Data Collection1 | |
Introduction to the Practice of Statistics1 | |
Observational Studies, Experiments, and Simple RandomSampling1 | |
Other Effective Sampling Methods1 | |
Sources of Error in Sampling1 | |
The Design of Experiments | |
Chapter ReviewCase Study: Chrysalises for Cash (on CD) | |
Descriptive Statistics | |
Organizing and Summarizing Data | |
Organizing Qualitative Data | |
Organizing Quantitative Data | |
Graphical Misrepresentations of Data | |
Chapter ReviewCase Study: The Day the Sky Roared (on CD) | |
Numerically Summarizing Data | |
Measures of Central Tendency | |
Measures of Dispersion | |
Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion from GroupedData | |
Measures of Position | |
The Five-Number Summary and Boxplots | |
Chapter ReviewCase Study:Who Was +A Mourner'? (on CD) | |
Describing the Relation between Two Variables | |
Scatter Diagrams and Correlation | |
Least-Squares Regression | |
The Coefficient of Determination | |
Chapter ReviewCase Study: Thomas Malthus, Population, and Subsistence (on CD) | |
Probability and Probability Distributions | |
Probability | |
Probability Rules | |
The Addition Rule and Complements | |
Independence and the Multiplication Rule | |
Conditional Probability and the General Multiplication Rule | |
Counting Techniques | |
Chapter ReviewCase Study: The Case of the Body in the Bag (on CD) | |
Discrete Probability Distributions | |
Discrete Random Variables | |
The Binomial Probability Distribution | |
Chapter ReviewCase Study: The Voyage of the St.Andrew (on CD) | |
The Normal Probability Distribution | |
Properties of the Normal Distribution | |
The Standard Normal Distribution | |
Applications of the Normal Distribution | |
Assessing Normality | |
The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Probability Distribution | |
Chapter ReviewCase Study: A Tale of Blood, Chemistry, and Health (on CD)Putting It All Together: Probability | |
Inference: From Samples to Population | |
Sampling Distributions | |
Distribution of the Sample Mean | |
Distribution of the Sample Proportion | |
Chapter ReviewCase Study: Sampling Distribution of the Median (on CD) | |
Estimating the Value of a Parameter Using Confidence Intervals | |
The Logic in Constructing Confidence Intervals about a Population Mean Where the Population Standard Deviation is Known | |
Confidence Intervals about a Population Mean in Practice Where the Population Standard Deviation is Unknown | |
Confidence Intervals about a Population Proportion | |
Putting It All Together:Which Method Do I Use? | |
Chapter ReviewCase Study: The Search for a Fire-Safe Cigarette (on CD) | |
Testing Claims Regarding a Parameter | |
The Language of Hypothesis Testing | |
Testing Claims about a Population Mean Assuming the Population Standard Deviation Is Known | |
Testing Claims about a Population Mean in Practice | |
Testing Claims about a Population Proportion | |
Putting It All Together:Which Metho | |
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