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Edition: 7TH 09

Copyright: 2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2009

International: No

Copyright: 2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2009

International: No

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ELEMENTARY STATISTICS: A STEP BY STEP APPROACH is for general beginning statistics courses with a basic algebra prerequisite. The book is non-theoretical, explaining concepts intuitively and teaching problem solving through worked examples and step-by-step instructions. This edition places more emphasis on conceptual understanding and understanding results. This edition also features increased emphasis on Excel, MINITAB, and the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus graphing calculators; computing technologies commonly used in such courses.

1 The Nature of Probability and Statistics

2 Frequency Distributions and Graphs

3 Data Description

4 Probability and Counting Rules

5 Discrete Probability Distributions

6 The Normal Distribution

7 Confidence Intervals and Sample Size

8 Hypothesis Testing

9 Testing the Difference Between Two Means, Two Variances, and Two Proportions

10 Correlation and Regression

11 Other Chi-Square Tests

12 Analysis of Variance

13 Nonparametric Statistics

14 Sampling and Simulation

Appendix A: Algebra Review

Appendix B-1: Writing the Research Report

Appendix B-2: Bayes Theorem

Appendix B-3: Alternate Approach to the Standard Normal Distribution

Appendix C: Tables

Appendix D: Data Bank

Appendix E: Glossary

Appendix F: Bibliography

Appendix G: Photo Credits

Appendix H: Selected Answers

Summary

ELEMENTARY STATISTICS: A STEP BY STEP APPROACH is for general beginning statistics courses with a basic algebra prerequisite. The book is non-theoretical, explaining concepts intuitively and teaching problem solving through worked examples and step-by-step instructions. This edition places more emphasis on conceptual understanding and understanding results. This edition also features increased emphasis on Excel, MINITAB, and the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus graphing calculators; computing technologies commonly used in such courses.

Table of Contents

1 The Nature of Probability and Statistics

2 Frequency Distributions and Graphs

3 Data Description

4 Probability and Counting Rules

5 Discrete Probability Distributions

6 The Normal Distribution

7 Confidence Intervals and Sample Size

8 Hypothesis Testing

9 Testing the Difference Between Two Means, Two Variances, and Two Proportions

10 Correlation and Regression

11 Other Chi-Square Tests

12 Analysis of Variance

13 Nonparametric Statistics

14 Sampling and Simulation

Appendix A: Algebra Review

Appendix B-1: Writing the Research Report

Appendix B-2: Bayes Theorem

Appendix B-3: Alternate Approach to the Standard Normal Distribution

Appendix C: Tables

Appendix D: Data Bank

Appendix E: Glossary

Appendix F: Bibliography

Appendix G: Photo Credits

Appendix H: Selected Answers

Publisher Info

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2009

International: No

Published: 2009

International: No

1 The Nature of Probability and Statistics

2 Frequency Distributions and Graphs

3 Data Description

4 Probability and Counting Rules

5 Discrete Probability Distributions

6 The Normal Distribution

7 Confidence Intervals and Sample Size

8 Hypothesis Testing

9 Testing the Difference Between Two Means, Two Variances, and Two Proportions

10 Correlation and Regression

11 Other Chi-Square Tests

12 Analysis of Variance

13 Nonparametric Statistics

14 Sampling and Simulation

Appendix A: Algebra Review

Appendix B-1: Writing the Research Report

Appendix B-2: Bayes Theorem

Appendix B-3: Alternate Approach to the Standard Normal Distribution

Appendix C: Tables

Appendix D: Data Bank

Appendix E: Glossary

Appendix F: Bibliography

Appendix G: Photo Credits

Appendix H: Selected Answers