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Essentials of Statistics,Third Edition is the ideal text for instructors who want a more economical and streamlined text for their introductory statistics course. Drawn from Triola's Elementary Statistics, Tenth Edition, this text provides the same student-friendly approach with material presented in a real-world context.
New To This Edition
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to Statistics
1-1 Overview
1-2 Types of Data
1-3 Critical Thinking
1-4 Design of Experiments
Chapter 2 Summarizing and Graphing Data
2-1 Overview
2-2 Frequency Distributions
2-3 Histograms
2-4 Statistical Graphics
Chapter 3 Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data
3-1 Overview
3-2 Measures of Center
3-3 Measures of Variation
3-4 Measures of Relative Standing
3-5 Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
Chapter 4 Probability
4-1 Overview
4-2 Fundamentals
4-3 Addition Rule
4-4 Multiplication Rule: Basics
4-5 Multiplication Rule: Complements and Conditional Probability
4-6 Counting
4-7 Bayes' Theorem (on CD-ROM)
Chapter 5 Probability Distributions
5-1 Overview
5-2 Random Variables
5-3 Binomial Probability Distributions
5-4 Mean, Variance, and Standard Deviation for the Binomial Distribution
Chapter 6 Normal Probability Distributions
6-1 Overview
6-2 The Standard Normal Distribution
6-3 Applications of Normal Distributions
6-4 Sampling Distributions and Estimators
6-5 The Central Limit Theorem
6-6 Normal as Approximation to Binomial
Chapter 7 Estimates and Sample Sizes
7-1 Overview
7-2 Estimating a Population Proportion
7-3 Estimating a Population Mean: ? Known
7-4 Estimating a Population Mean: ? Not Known
7-5 Estimating a Population Variance
Chapter 8 Hypothesis Testing
8-1 Overview
8-2 Basics of Hypothesis Testing
8-3 Testing a Claim about a Proportion
8-4 Testing a Claim about a Mean: ? Known
8-5 Testing a Claim about a Mean: ? Not Known
8-6 Testing a Claim about Variation
Chapter 9 Inferences from Two Samples
9-1 Overview
9-2 Inferences about Two Proportions
9-3 Inferences about Two Means: Independent Samples
9-4 Inferences from Matched Pairs
Chapter 10 Correlation and Regression
10-1 Overview
10-2 Correlation
10-3 Regression
10-4 Variation and Prediction Intervals
10-5 Rank Correlation
Chapter 11 Chi-Square and Analysis of Variance
11-1 Overview
11-2 Multinomial Experiments: Goodness-0f-Fit
11-3 Contingency Tables: Independence and Homogeneity
11-4 Analysis of Variance
Appendices
Appendix A:Tables
Appendix B: Data Sets
Appendix C:Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises (and All Review
Exercises and All Cumulative Review Exercises)
Credits
Index
Essentials of Statistics,Third Edition is the ideal text for instructors who want a more economical and streamlined text for their introductory statistics course. Drawn from Triola's Elementary Statistics, Tenth Edition, this text provides the same student-friendly approach with material presented in a real-world context.
New To This Edition
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to Statistics
1-1 Overview
1-2 Types of Data
1-3 Critical Thinking
1-4 Design of Experiments
Chapter 2 Summarizing and Graphing Data
2-1 Overview
2-2 Frequency Distributions
2-3 Histograms
2-4 Statistical Graphics
Chapter 3 Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data
3-1 Overview
3-2 Measures of Center
3-3 Measures of Variation
3-4 Measures of Relative Standing
3-5 Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
Chapter 4 Probability
4-1 Overview
4-2 Fundamentals
4-3 Addition Rule
4-4 Multiplication Rule: Basics
4-5 Multiplication Rule: Complements and Conditional Probability
4-6 Counting
4-7 Bayes' Theorem (on CD-ROM)
Chapter 5 Probability Distributions
5-1 Overview
5-2 Random Variables
5-3 Binomial Probability Distributions
5-4 Mean, Variance, and Standard Deviation for the Binomial Distribution
Chapter 6 Normal Probability Distributions
6-1 Overview
6-2 The Standard Normal Distribution
6-3 Applications of Normal Distributions
6-4 Sampling Distributions and Estimators
6-5 The Central Limit Theorem
6-6 Normal as Approximation to Binomial
Chapter 7 Estimates and Sample Sizes
7-1 Overview
7-2 Estimating a Population Proportion
7-3 Estimating a Population Mean: ? Known
7-4 Estimating a Population Mean: ? Not Known
7-5 Estimating a Population Variance
Chapter 8 Hypothesis Testing
8-1 Overview
8-2 Basics of Hypothesis Testing
8-3 Testing a Claim about a Proportion
8-4 Testing a Claim about a Mean: ? Known
8-5 Testing a Claim about a Mean: ? Not Known
8-6 Testing a Claim about Variation
Chapter 9 Inferences from Two Samples
9-1 Overview
9-2 Inferences about Two Proportions
9-3 Inferences about Two Means: Independent Samples
9-4 Inferences from Matched Pairs
Chapter 10 Correlation and Regression
10-1 Overview
10-2 Correlation
10-3 Regression
10-4 Variation and Prediction Intervals
10-5 Rank Correlation
Chapter 11 Chi-Square and Analysis of Variance
11-1 Overview
11-2 Multinomial Experiments: Goodness-0f-Fit
11-3 Contingency Tables: Independence and Homogeneity
11-4 Analysis of Variance
Appendices
Appendix A:Tables
Appendix B: Data Sets
Appendix C:Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises (and All Review
Exercises and All Cumulative Review Exercises)
Credits
Index