
Overview and Descriptive Statistics 


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Populations, Samples, and Processes 


3  (8) 

Pictorial and Tabular Methods in Descriptive Statistics 


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28  (8) 


36  (16) 


48  (3) 


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Axioms, Interpretations, and Properties of Probability 


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92  (3) 


95  (1) 

Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions 


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Probability Distributions for Discrete Random Variables 


100  (10) 

Expected Values of Discrete Random Variables 


110  (9) 

The Binomial Probability Distribution 


119  (8) 

Hypergeometric and Negative Binomial Distributions 


127  (7) 

The Poisson Probability Distribution 


134  (9) 


139  (3) 


142  (1) 

Continuous Random Variables and Probability Distributions 


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143  (1) 

Continuous Random Variables and Probability Density Functions 


143  (6) 

Cumulative Distribution Functions and Expected Values 


149  (9) 


158  (13) 

The Gamma Distribution and Its Relatives 


171  (7) 

Other Continuous Distributions 


178  (7) 


185  (16) 


196  (4) 


200  (1) 

Joint Probability Distributions and Random Samples 


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201  (1) 

Jointly Distributed Random Variables 


202  (13) 

Expected Values, Covariance, and Correlation 


215  (6) 

Statistics and Their Distributions 


221  (12) 

The Distribution of the Sample Mean 


233  (6) 

The Distribution of a Linear Combination 


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245  (3) 


248  (1) 


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249  (1) 

Some General Concepts of Point Estimation 


250  (15) 

Methods of Point Estimation 


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Statistical Intervals Based on a Single Sample 


277  (33) 


277  (1) 

Basic Properties of Confidence Intervals 


278  (9) 

LargeSample Confidence Intervals for a Population Mean and Proportion 


287  (8) 

Intervals Based on a Normal Population Distribution 


295  (9) 

Confidence Intervals for the Variance and Standard Deviation of a Normal Population 


304  (6) 


307  (2) 


309  (1) 

Tests of Hypotheses Based on a Single Sample 


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310  (1) 

Hypotheses and Test Procedures 


311  (10) 

Tests About a Population Mean 


321  (13) 

Tests Concerning a Population Proportion 


334  (5) 


339  (8) 

Some Comments on Selecting a Test Procedure 


347  (7) 


350  (3) 


353  (1) 

Inferences Based on Two Samples 


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z Tests and Confidence Intervals for a Difference Between Two Population Means 


355  (11) 

The TwoSample t Test and Confidence Interval 


366  (8) 


374  (10) 

Inferences Concerning a Difference Between Population Proportions 


384  (8) 

Inferences Concerning Two Population Variances 


392  (10) 


396  (5) 


401  (1) 


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402  (1) 


403  (11) 

Multiple Comparisons in ANOVA 


414  (6) 

More on SingleFactor ANOVA 


420  (13) 


430  (2) 


432  (1) 

Multifactor Analysis of Variance 


433  (55) 


433  (1) 

TwoFactor ANOVA with Kij = 1 


434  (14) 

TwoFactor ANOVA with Kij > 1 


448  (9) 


457  (11) 


468  (20) 


483  (3) 


486  (2) 

Simple Linear Regression and Correlation 


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488  (1) 

The Simple Linear Regression Model 


489  (8) 

Estimating Model Parameters 


497  (15) 

Inferences About the Slope Parameter β 


512  (8) 

Inferences Concerning μy.x* and the Prediction of Future Y Values 


520  (8) 


528  (15) 


538  (4) 


542  (1) 

Nonlinear and Multiple Regression 


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543  (1) 

Aptness of the Model and Model Checking 


544  (8) 

Regression with Transformed Variables 


552  (10) 


562  (11) 

Multiple Regression Analysis 


573  (24) 

Other Issues in Multiple Regression 


597  (19) 


610  (5) 


615  (1) 

The Analysis of Categorical Data 


616  (33) 


616  (1) 

GoodnessofFit Tests When Category Probabilities Are Completely Specified 


617  (8) 

Goodness of Fit for Composite Hypotheses 


625  (13) 

TwoWay Contingency Tables 


638  (11) 


646  (2) 


648  (1) 

DistributionFree Procedures 


649  (29) 


649  (1) 

The Wilcoxon SignedRank Test 


650  (9) 

The Wilcoxon RankSum Test 


659  (7) 

DistributionFree Confidence Intervals 


666  (5) 


671  (7) 


675  (2) 


677  (1) 


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678  (1) 

General Comments on Control Charts 


679  (2) 

Control Charts for Process Location 


681  (9) 

Control Charts for Process Variation 


690  (5) 

Control Charts for Attributes 


695  (5) 


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709  (8) 


715  (1) 


716  (1) 
Appendix Tables 

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A.1 Cumulative Binomial Probabilities 


718  (2) 

A.2 Cumulative Poisson Probabilities 


720  (2) 

A.3 Standard Normal Curve Areas 


722  (2) 

A.4 The Incomplete Gamma Function 


724  (1) 

A.5 Critical Values for t Distributions 


725  (1) 

A.6 Tolerance Critical Values for Normal Population Distributions 


726  (1) 

A.7 Critical Values for ChiSquared Distributions 


727  (1) 


728  (2) 

A.9 Critical Values for F Distributions 


730  (6) 

A.10 Critical Values for Studentized Range Distributions 


736  (1) 

A.11 ChiSquared Curve Tail Areas 


737  (2) 

A.12 Critical Values for the RyanJoiner Test of Normality 


739  (1) 

A.13 Critical Values for the Wilcoxon SignedRank Test 


740  (1) 

A.14 Critical Values for the Wilcoxon RankSum Test 


741  (1) 

A.15 Critical Values for the Wilcoxon SignedRank Interval 


742  (1) 

A.16 Critical Values for the Wilcoxon RankSum Interval 


743  (1) 

A.17 β Curves for t Tests 


744  (1) 
Answers to OddNumbered Exercises 

745  (20) 
Index 

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