Table of Prerequisite Material | |

Getting Started | |

Focus Problem: Where Have All the Fireflies Gone? | |

What Is Statistics | |

Random Samples | |

Introduction to Experimental Design | |

Organizing Data | |

Focus Problem: Say It with Pictures | |

Frequency Distributions, Histograms, and Related Topics | |

Bar Graphs, Circle Graphs, and Time-Series Graphs | |

Stem-and-Leaf Displays | |

Averages And Variation | |

Focus Problem: The Educational Advantage | |

Measures of Central Tendency: Mode, Mediate, and Mean | |

Measures of Variation | |

Percentiles and Box-and-Whisker Plots | |

Cumulative Review Problems: Chapters 1-3 | |

Elementary Probability Theory | |

Focus Problem: How Often Do Lie Detectors Lie? | |

What Is Probability? | |

Some Probability Rules--Compound Events | |

Trees and Counting Techniques | |

The Binomial Probability Distribution And Related Topics | |

Focus Problem: Personality Preference Types | |

Introvert or Extrovert? | |

Introduction to Random Variables and Probability Distributions | |

Binomial Probabilities | |

Additional Properties of the Binomial Distribution | |

The Geometric and Poisson Probability Distributions | |

Normal Distributions | |

Focus Problem: Impulse Buying | |

Graphs of Normal Probability Distributions | |

Standard Units and Areas Under the Standard Normal Distribution | |

Areas Under Any Normal Curve | |

Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution | |

Sampling Distributions | |

The Central Limit Theorem | |

Cumulative Review Problems: Chapters 4-6 | |

Estimation | |

Focus Problem: The Trouble with Wood Ducks | |

Estimating ? When ? ?Is Known | |

Estimating ? When ? | |

Is Unknown | |

Estimating p in the Binomial Distribution | |

Estimating ? 1-? 2 and p1-p2 | |

Hypothesis Testing | |

Focus Problem: Benford's Law | |

The Importance of Being Number | |

Introduction to Statistical Tests | |

Testing the Mean ? | |

Testing a Proportion p | |

Tests Involving Paired Differences (Dependent Samples) | |

Testing ?1-?2 and p1-p2 (Independent Samples) | |

Correlation And Regression | |

Focus Problem: Changing Populations and Crime Rate | |

Scatter Diagrams and Linear Correlation | |

Linear Regression and the Coefficient of Determination | |

Inferences for Correlation and Regression | |

Multiple Regression | |

Cumulative Review Problems: Chapters 7-9 | |

Chi-Square And F Distributions | |

Focus Problem: Archaeology in Bandelier National Monument | |

Inferences Using the Chi-Square Distribution | |

Overview of the Chi-Square Distribution | |

Chi-Square: Tests of Independence and of Homogeneity | |

Chi-Square: Goodness of Fit | |

Testing and Estimating a Single Variance or Standard Deviation | |

Inferences Using the F Distribution | |

Testing Two Variances | |

One-Way ANOVA: Comparing Several Sample Means | |

Introduction to Two-Way ANOVA | |

Nonparametric Statistics | |

Focus Problem: How Cold? | |

Compared to What? | |

The Sign Test for Matched Pairs | |

The Rank-Sum TeSt. Spearman Rank Correlation | |

Runs Test for Randomness | |

Cumulative Review Problems: Chapters 10-12 | |

Additional Topics | |

Bayes's Theorem | |

The Hypergeometric Probability Distribution | |

Tables | |

Random Numbers | |

Binomial Coefficients | |

Binomial Probability Distribution | |

Poisson Probability Distribution | |

Areas of a Standard Normal Distribution | |

Critical Values for Student's t Distribution | |

The X2 Distribution | |

Critical Values for F Distribution | |

Critical Values for Spearman Rank Correlation | |

Critical Values for Number of Runs R | |

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