Stats : Modeling the World

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover w/CD
  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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By leading with practical data analysis and graphics,Stats: Modeling the Worldgets students "doing statistics" and "thinking statistically" from the start. Students understand what we find in data, why we find it interesting, and how we report it to others as a sound foundation for the challenges of inference. Instructors praiseStats Modeling the Worldas clear and accessible to students, and students report that they enjoy reading the text while learning how to do Statistics with theThink, Show,andTellrubric andWhat Can Go Wrong?sections.

Table of Contents

Exploring and Understanding Datap. 1
Stats Starts Herep. 2
Datap. 7
Displaying and Describing Categorical Datap. 20
Displaying Quantitative Datap. 45
Describing Distributions Numericallyp. 73
The Standard Deviation as a Ruler and the Normal Modelp. 102
Exploring and Understanding Datap. 130
Exploring Relationships Between Variablesp. 141
Scatterplots, Association, and Correlationp. 142
Linear Regressionp. 168
Regression Wisdomp. 198
Re-expressing Data: Get It Straight!p. 220
Exploring Relationships Between Variablesp. 244
Gathering Datap. 255
Understanding Randomnessp. 257
Sample Surveysp. 270
Experiments and Observational Studiesp. 293
Gathering Datap. 319
Randomness and Probabilityp. 325
From Randomness to Probabilityp. 326
Probability Rules!p. 344
Random Variablesp. 368
Probability Modelsp. 386
Randomness and Probabilityp. 402
From the Data at Hand to the World at Largep. 409
Sampling Distribution Modelsp. 410
Confidence Intervals for Proportionsp. 432
Testing Hypotheses About Proportionsp. 451
More About Testsp. 473
Comparing Two Proportionsp. 495
From the Data at Hand to the World at Largep. 512
Learning About the Worldp. 519
Inferences About Meansp. 520
Comparing Meansp. 547
Paired Samples and Blocksp. 574
Learning About the Worldp. 595
Inference When Variables Are Relatedp. 605
Comparing Countsp. 606
Inferences for Regressionp. 634
Inference When Variables Are Relatedp. 670
Analysis of Variance-on the CD
Multiple Regression-on the CD
Appendixp. 1
Selected Formulasp. 2
Guide to Statistical Softwarep. 4
Answersp. 24
Photo Acknowledgmentsp. 64
Indexp. 65
Index of TI Tipsp. 75
Tablesp. 77
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