# A First Course in Statistics / Edition 9

ISBN-10: 0131499793

ISBN-13: 9780131499799

Pub. Date: 05/27/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This introduction to statistics helps readers develop and enhance their critical thinking skills. It shows readers how to analyze data that appear in situations in the world around them and features an abundance of examples and exercises—nearly all based on current, real-world applications pulled from journals, magazines, news articles, and commerce. In addition…  See more details below

## Overview

This introduction to statistics helps readers develop and enhance their critical thinking skills. It shows readers how to analyze data that appear in situations in the world around them and features an abundance of examples and exercises—nearly all based on current, real-world applications pulled from journals, magazines, news articles, and commerce. In addition, this book exposes readers to the most recent statistical software packages that will prove helpful on the job. Presenting balanced coverage of both the theory and application of statistics, the book discusses methods for describing data sets; probability; random variables and probability distributions; inferences based on a single sample utilizing tests of hypothesis and confidence intervals; comparing population proportions and means; simple linear regression, and much more. For business, engineering, and science professionals.

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131499799
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/27/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
7.94(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.86(d)

 Preface Ch. 1 Statistics, Data, and Statistical Thinking 1 Ch. 2 Methods for Describing Sets of Data 21 Ch. 3 Probability 91 Ch. 4 Random Variables and Probability Distributions 145 Ch. 5 Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Estimation with Confidence Intervals 209 Ch. 6 Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Tests of Hypothesis 245 Ch. 7 Comparing Population Means 287 Ch. 8 Comparing Population Proportions 361 Ch. 9 Simple Linear Regression 399 App. A: Tables 469 App. B: Data Sets 493 App. C: Calculation Formulas for Analysis of Variance: Independent Sampling 501 Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Exercises 505 References 511 Index 515

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