# Elementary Statistics: Basic Select

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## 0495112089

• Edition: 10th
• Format: Hardcover
• Copyright: 2006-02-22
• Publisher: Cengage Learning
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### Summary

Succeed in statistics with ELEMENTARY STATISTICS! Including relevant examples, exercises, and applications, this textbook gives you the tools you need to get a good grade in your statistics course. Struggling with a specific concept? Log onto Personal Tutor with SMARTHINKING to get live, one-on-one online tutoring from a statistician who has a copy of the textbook. Video Skillbuilders and StatisticsNow (an online learning tool built around your individual progress that gives you a simple pre-test, and then focuses your learning experience on your studying needs) provide additional online support. Learning to use MINITAB, Excel, and the TI-83/84 graphing calculator is made easy with instructions included in relevant sections throughout the text.

### Table of Contents

 Descriptive Statistics Statistics Americans, Here's Looking At You What is Statistics? Measurability and Variability Data Collection Comparison of Probability and Statistics Statistics and Technology Descriptive Analysis and Presentation of Single-Variable Data You and the Internet Graphical Presentation of Data Graphs, Pareto Diagrams, and Stem-And-Leaf Displays Frequency Distributions and Histograms Numerical Descriptive Statistics Measures of Central Tendency Measures of Dispersion Measures of Position Interpreting and Understanding Standard Deviation The Art of Statistical Deception Mean and Standard Deviation of Frequency Distribution (Optional) Descriptive Analysis and Presentation of Bivariate Data The Kid is All Grown Up Bivariate Data Linear Correlation Linear Regression Probability Probability Sweet Statistics Probability of Events Conditional Probability of Events Rules of Probability Mutually Exclusive Events Independent Events Mutually Exclusive, Independent Events? A Relationship? Probability Distributions (Discrete Variables) Caffeine Drinking Random Variables Probability Distribution of a Discrete Random Variable Mean and Variance of a Discrete Probability Distribution The Binomial Probability Distribution Mean and Standard Deviation of the Binomial Distribution Normal Probability Distributions Intelligence Scores Normal Probability Distributions The Standard Normal Distribution Applications of Normal Distributions Notation Normal Approximation of the Binomial Sample Variability 275 Million Americans Sampling Distributions The Sampling Distribution of Sample Means Application of the Sampling Distribution of Sample Means Inferential Statistics Introduction to Statistical Inferences Were They Shorter Back Then? The Nature of Estimation Estimation of a Mean (= known) The Nature of Hypothesis Testing Hypothesis Test of Mean 8 (= Known): A Probability Value Approach Hypothesis Test of Mean 8 (= Known): A Classical Approach Inferences Involving One Population Get Enough Daily Exercise? Inferences About Mean 8 (= Unknown) Inferences About the Binomial Probability of Success Inferences About Variance and Standard Deviation Inferences Involving Two Populations Students, Credit Cards and Debt Independent and Dependent Samples Inferences Concerning the Mean Difference Using Two Dependent Samples Inferences Concerning the Difference Between Means Using Two Independent Samples Inferences Concerning the Difference Between Proportions Using Two Independent Samples Inferences Concerning the Ratio of Variances Using Two Independent Samples More Inferential Statistics Applications of Chi-Square Cooling a Great Hot Taste Chi-Square Statistic Inferences Concerning Multinomial Experiments Inferences Concerning Contingency Tables Analysis of Variance Time Spent Commuting to Work Introduction to the Analysis of Variance Technique The Logic Behind ANOVA Applications of Single-Factor ANOVA Linear Correlation and Regression Beautiful Golden Wheat! Linear Correlation Analysis Inferences About the Linear Correlation Coefficient Linear Regression Analysis Inferences Concerning the Slope of the Regression Line Confidence Interval Estimates For Regression Understanding the Relationship Between Correlation and Regression Elements of Nonparametric Statistics Teenagers' Attitudes Nonparametric Statistics Comparing Statistical Tests The Sign Test The Mann-Whitney U Test The Runs Test Rank Correlation Basic Principles of Counting Tables Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises Answers to Chapter Practice Tests Index for Applications Index for Computer and Calculator Instructions Index Credits Formula Card Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.