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Understanding Basic Statistics : Concepts and Methods

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2nd
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9780618054701

ISBN10:
0618054707
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Pub. Date:
8/7/2000
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Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

Table of Prerequisite Material
xiii
Preface xv
A User's Guide to Features xxiii
Organizing Data
1(68)
Populations, Samples, and Data
2(14)
Random Samples
16(9)
Graphs
25(10)
Histograms and Frequency Distributions
35(15)
Stem-and-Leaf Displays
50(19)
Summary
57(1)
Important Words and Symbols
58(1)
Chapter Review Problems
58(4)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
62(2)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
64(1)
Using Technology
65(4)
Average and Variation
69(51)
Measures of Central Tendency: Mode, Median, and Mean
69(11)
Measures of Variation
80(17)
Percentiles and Box-and Whisker Plots
97(23)
Summary
110(1)
Important Words and Symbols
111(1)
Chapter Review Problems
111(2)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
113(2)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
115(2)
Using Technology
117(3)
Regression and Correlation
120(45)
Introduction to Paired Data and Scatter Diagrams
120(8)
Linear Regression
128(15)
The Linear Correlation Coefficient
143(22)
Summary
156(1)
Important Words and Symbols
157(1)
Chapter Review Problems
157(2)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
159(1)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
160(1)
Using Technology
161(4)
Elementary Probability Theory
165(48)
What is Probability?
166(10)
Some Probability Rules: Compound Events
176(17)
Trees and Counting Techniques
193(20)
Summary
205(1)
Important Words and Symbols
206(1)
Chapter Review Problems
206(2)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
208(1)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
209(2)
Using Technology
211(2)
Introduction to Probability Distributions and the Binomial Distribution
213(44)
Introduction to Random Variables and Probability Distributions
214(10)
Binomial Probabilities
224(14)
The Mean and Standard Deviation of the Binomial Distribution
238(19)
Summary
246(1)
Important Words and Symbols
247(1)
Chapter Review Problems
248(2)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
250(2)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
252(2)
Using Technology
254(3)
Normal Distributions
257(62)
Graphs of Normal Probability Distributions
257(16)
Standard Units and Areas Under the Standard Normal Distribution
273(16)
Areas Under Any Normal Curve
289(11)
Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution
300(19)
Summary
308(1)
Important Words and Symbols
308(1)
Chapter Review Problems
309(3)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
312(2)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
314(2)
Using Technology
316(3)
Introduction to Sampling Distributions
319(28)
Sampling Distributions
320(5)
The Central Limit Theorem
325(11)
Class Project Illustrating the Central Limit Theorem
336(11)
Summary
339(1)
Important Words and Symbols
339(1)
Chapter Review Problems
339(2)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
341(1)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
342(2)
Using Technology
344(3)
Estimation
347(52)
Estimating μ with Large Samples
347(14)
Estimating μ with Small Samples
361(10)
Estimating p in the Binomial Distribution
371(10)
Choosing the Sample Size
381(18)
Summary
389(1)
Important Words and Symbols
389(1)
Chapter Review Problems
390(2)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
392(2)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
394(2)
Using Technology
396(3)
Hypothesis Testing Involving One Population
399(65)
Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
399(9)
Tests Involving the Mean μ (Large Samples)
408(16)
The P value in Hypothesis Testing
424(10)
Tests Involving the Mean μ (Small Samples)
434(12)
Tests Involving a Proportion
446(18)
Summary
456(1)
Important Words and Symbols
457(1)
Chapter Review Problems
458(2)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
460(1)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
461(1)
Using Technology
462(2)
Inferences About Differences
464(69)
Tests Involving Paired Differences (Dependent Samples)
464(12)
Inferences About the Difference of Two Means (Large, Independent Samples)
476(17)
Inferences About the Difference of Two Means (Small, Independent Samples)
493(15)
Inferences About the Difference of Two Proportions
508(25)
Summary
522(1)
Important Words and Symbols
522(1)
Chapter Review Problems
523(3)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
526(1)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
527(1)
Using Technology
528(5)
Additional Topics Using Inference
533
Hypothesis Tests Using the Chi-Square Distribution
534(1)
Overview of the Chi-Square Distribution
534(1)
Chi Square: Tests of Independence
535(13)
Chi Square: Goodness of Fit
548(9)
Testing a Single Variance or Standard Deviation
557(7)
Inferences Relating to Liner Regression
564(1)
Linear Regression: Confidence Intervals for Predictions
564(13)
Testing the Correlation Coefficient
577
Summary
583(1)
Important Words and Symbols
584(1)
Chapter Review Problems
584(3)
Data Highlights: Group Projects
587(1)
Linking Concepts: Writing Projects
588(1)
Using Technology
589
APPENDIXES
Appendix I: Tables
1(11)
Table 1: Random Numbers
1(1)
Table 2: Binomial Coefficients
2(1)
Table 3: Binomial Distribution
3(4)
Table 4: Areas of a Standard Normal Distribution
7(1)
(a) Table of Areas from 0 to z
7(1)
(b) Confidence Interval Critical Values
8(1)
(c) Hypothesis Testing Critical Values
8(1)
Table 5: Student's t Distribution
9(1)
Table 6: The χ2 Distribution
10(1)
Table 7: Critical Values of Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient, r
11(1)
Appendix II: Data Sets
12(6)
Answers with Key Steps to Odd-Numbered Problems 18
Index I-1


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