Introductory Statistics, 6th Edition

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/1/2006
  • Publisher: WILEY
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Through five previous editions, Introductory Statistics has made statistics both interesting and accessible to a wide and varied audience. The realistic content of its examples and exercises, the clarity and brevity of its presentation, and the soundness of its pedagogical approach have received the highest remarks from both students and instructors. Now this bestseller is available in a new 6th edition.

Author Biography

Prem S. Mann, Professor and Chairman of the Economics Department at Eastern Connecticut State University, holds a Master's degree in Economics from Panjab University (India) and from University of Manchester (England) and a Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA.  Before joining ECSU, he taught at California State University at Los Angeles and Fullerton.  Professor Mann's specializations are in the areas of Microeconomics, Labor Economics, and Statistics. He usually teaches Statistics for Economics and Business, Mathematics for Economics, Introduction to Econometrics, and Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics. In addition to publishing many articles in reputed economic journals, Professor Mann has authored three textbooks on statistics: Introductory Statistics, Introductory Statistics using Technology, and Statistics for Business and Economics. Both of his textbooks, Introductory Statistics and Statistics for Business and Economics, have been translated into the Chinese language.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction.
Chapter 2. Organizing Data.
Chapter 3. Numerical Descriptive Measures.
Chapter 4. Probability.
Chapter 5. Discrete Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions.
Chapter 6. Continuous Random Variables and the Normal Distribution.
Chapter 7. Sampling Distributions.
Chapter 8. Estimation of the Mean and Proportion.
Chapter 9. Hypothesis Tests About the Mean and Proportion.
Chapter 10. Estimation and Hypothesis Testing: Two Populations.
Chapter 11. Chi-Square Tests.
Chapter 12. Analysis of Variance.
Chapter 13. Simple Linear Regression.

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