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Statistics professors increasingly want a more economical and streamlined text that covers only those topics that are included in their introductory statistics course. Essentials of Statistics, 2e is the book for these instructors.
Drawn from Triola's Elementary Statistics, 9e, Essentials has the same strong pedagogy, writing style, flow charts and margin essays.
Features
New To This Edition
1. Introduction to Statistics
The Nature of Data
Uses and Abuses of Statistics
Design of Experiments
2. Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data
Summarizing Data with Frequency Tables
Pictures of Data
Measures of Center
Measures of Variation.
Measures of Position
Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
3. Probability
Fundamentals
Addition Rule
Multiplication Rule: Basics
Multiplication Rule: Complements and Conditional Probability
Counting
4. Probability Distributions
Random Variables
Binomial Probability Distributions
Mean, Variance, and Standard Deviation for the Binomial Distribution
5. Normal Probability Distributions
The Standard Normal Distribution
Nonstandard Normal Distributions: Finding Probabilities
Nonstandard Normal Distributions: Finding Values
The Central Limit Theorem
Normal Distribution as Approximation to Binomial Distribution
6. Estimates and Sample Sizes
Estimating a Population Mean: Large Samples
Estimating a Population Mean: Small Samples
Determining Sample Size
Estimating a Population Proportion
Estimating a Population Variance
7. Hypothesis Testing
Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing
Testing a Claim about a Mean: Large Samples
Testing a Claim about a Mean: Small Samples
Testing a Claim about a Proportion
Testing a Claim about a Standard Deviation or Variance
8. Inferences from Two Samples
Inferences about Two Means: Independent and Large Samples
Inferences about Two Means: Matched Pairs
Inferences about Two Proportions
9. Correlation and Regression
Correlation
Regression
Variation and Prediction Intervals
10. Chi-Square and Analysis of Variance
Multinomial Experiments: Goodness-0f-Fit
Contingency Tables: Independence and Homogeneity
One-Way ANOVA
Appendices
Appendix A: Tables
Appendix B: Data Sets
Appendix C: TI-83 Plus Reference
Appendix D: Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises (and All Review Chapter Exercises and All Cumulative Review Exercises)
Statistics professors increasingly want a more economical and streamlined text that covers only those topics that are included in their introductory statistics course. Essentials of Statistics, 2e is the book for these instructors.
Drawn from Triola's Elementary Statistics, 9e, Essentials has the same strong pedagogy, writing style, flow charts and margin essays.
Features
New To This Edition
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Statistics
The Nature of Data
Uses and Abuses of Statistics
Design of Experiments
2. Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data
Summarizing Data with Frequency Tables
Pictures of Data
Measures of Center
Measures of Variation.
Measures of Position
Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
3. Probability
Fundamentals
Addition Rule
Multiplication Rule: Basics
Multiplication Rule: Complements and Conditional Probability
Counting
4. Probability Distributions
Random Variables
Binomial Probability Distributions
Mean, Variance, and Standard Deviation for the Binomial Distribution
5. Normal Probability Distributions
The Standard Normal Distribution
Nonstandard Normal Distributions: Finding Probabilities
Nonstandard Normal Distributions: Finding Values
The Central Limit Theorem
Normal Distribution as Approximation to Binomial Distribution
6. Estimates and Sample Sizes
Estimating a Population Mean: Large Samples
Estimating a Population Mean: Small Samples
Determining Sample Size
Estimating a Population Proportion
Estimating a Population Variance
7. Hypothesis Testing
Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing
Testing a Claim about a Mean: Large Samples
Testing a Claim about a Mean: Small Samples
Testing a Claim about a Proportion
Testing a Claim about a Standard Deviation or Variance
8. Inferences from Two Samples
Inferences about Two Means: Independent and Large Samples
Inferences about Two Means: Matched Pairs
Inferences about Two Proportions
9. Correlation and Regression
Correlation
Regression
Variation and Prediction Intervals
10. Chi-Square and Analysis of Variance
Multinomial Experiments: Goodness-0f-Fit
Contingency Tables: Independence and Homogeneity
One-Way ANOVA
Appendices
Appendix A: Tables
Appendix B: Data Sets
Appendix C: TI-83 Plus Reference
Appendix D: Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises (and All Review Chapter Exercises and All Cumulative Review Exercises)