Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

First Course in Statistical Methods / With CD - 04 edition

First Course in Statistical Methods / With CD (ISBN10: 0534408060; ISBN13: 9780534408060)
ISBN13: 978-0534408060
ISBN10: 0534408060

Summary: A First Course in Statistical Methods addresses a pressing need in the methods course--a shorter text designed for a one-term course. By selecting and revising material from their best-selling two-semester text, An Introduction to Statistical Methods and Data Analysis, Fifth Edition, the authors created an ideal book for a one-term course in statistical methods. Based on the belief that statistics is a thought process tied to the scientific method, the text utilizes ...show more a 5-step approach: 1) defining the problem, 2) collecting data, 3) summarizing data, 4) analyzing and interpreting the data, and 5) communicating the results of the analysis.

Benefits:

  • In order to encourage students with limited mathematical background and ability, the authors have taken great care to ensure that the material presented uses understandable, non-technical descriptions of concepts, without relying solely on formulas.
  • "Encounters with Real Data" sections appear at the end of appropriate chapters. These sections make use of real data sets compiled by Bruce Trumbo, and taken from his casebook, Learning Statistics with Real Data. These real data sets present relevant, interesting challenges to students, requiring multiple methods for data analysis.
  • Examples and exercises are taken from various disciplines, appealing to a wide range of students. In addition, the examples and exercises, many of which have been taken from journal articles, newspapers, or the authors' own consulting experiences, have been praised for their practicality and usefulness.
  • The book makes wide use of graphical displays of data that help students understand data and evaluate critical assumptions.
  • The authors' approach emphasizes interpretation and analysis of data over computation.
  • The technology friendly approach allows computers to handle formulas so that students can focus on interpretation and analysis of data. Computer output from popular statistical data analysis packages, including Minitab, SAS, JMP, SPSS, and Stata, appears in the examples and exercises.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 07/30/2003
International: No

View Author Bio



List Price: $296.00
Used $148.00
Used
Save $148.00 (50%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 23 hours and 28 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $26.49
Due back 05/29/2015
Marketplace sellers starting at $46.92

20 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for First Course in Statistical Methods / With CD
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (20)  |  New (4)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (4)  |  Good (7)  |  Acceptable (4)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$46.92
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Firehouse Liquidation
Vancouver, WA
Seller Rating: 4.29
May NOT include supplemental materials such as CDs and access codes. May include some highlighting or writing. Ships next business day! Choose expedited shipping for delivery in 2-6 business days!
$49.20
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Bookbyte-OR
Salem, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
May include moderately worn cover, writing, markings or slight discoloration. SKU:9780534408060-4-0
$65.26
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
PaperbackshopUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.48
Used - Very Good Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000
$127.57
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookMob
Ottawa, ON
Seller Rating: 5
Hardcover Good 0534408060 Good condition books may have signs of cover wear and/or marks on corners and page edges. Inside pages may have highlighting, writing and underlining. Supplemental materia ...show morels such as CDs, Access Codes, and Course Packs are not guaranteed to be included. Ships fast from Ontario, delivery is between 5-10 business days. Satisfaction guaranteed! ...show less
$185.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Nettextstore
Lincoln, NE
Seller Rating: 4.55
2003 Hardcover Good Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. CD is included. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. This item may not include any C ...show moreDs, Infotracs, Access cards or other supplementary material. ...show less
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close