The Basic Practice of Statistics / Edition 3

The Basic Practice of Statistics / Edition 3

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by David S. Moore
     
 

Focusing on real data, critical thinking, and contemporary technology, this textbook offers a data analysis approach to the subject while assuming only a minimum of mathematical knowledge. An accompanying CD includes worked examples and practice exercises, illustrations and video clips, and a graphing program. Moore teaches at Purdue University. Annotation… See more details below

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Focusing on real data, critical thinking, and contemporary technology, this textbook offers a data analysis approach to the subject while assuming only a minimum of mathematical knowledge. An accompanying CD includes worked examples and practice exercises, illustrations and video clips, and a graphing program. Moore teaches at Purdue University. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716796237
Publisher:
Worth Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Pages:
691

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Statistical Thinking

PART 1. UNDERSTANDING DATA
   1. Examining Distributions

       Introduction
       1.1 Displaying Distributions with Graphs
       1.2 Describing Distributions with Numbers
       1.3 The Normal Distributions
        1.4 Statistics in Summary

    2. Examining Relationships
        Introduction
        2.1 Scatterplots
        2.2 Correlation
        2.3 Least-Square Regression
        2.4 Causations About Correlation and Regression
        2.5 Relations in Categorical Data*
        2.6 Statistics in Summary

    3. Producing Data
        Introduction
        3.1 Designing Samples
        3.2 Designing Experiments
        3.3 Statistics in Summary

PART 2. UNDERSTANDING INFERENCE
    4. Probability and Sampling Distributions

        Introduction
        4.1 Randomness
        4.2 Probability Models
        4.3 Sampling Distributions
        4.4 Control Charts (available on The Basic Practice of Statistics CD-ROM)
        4.5 Statistics in Summary

    5. Probability Theory*
        Introduction
        5.1 General Probability Rules
        5.2 The Binomial Distributions
        5.3 Conditional Probability
        5.4 Statistics in Summary
        5.5 Control Charts (available on the CD-ROM only)

    6. Introduction to Inference
        Introduction
        6.1 Estimating with Confidence
        6.2 Tests of Significance
        6.3 Using Significance Tests
        6.4 Error Probabilities and Power*
        6.5 Statistics in Summary

    7. Inference for Distributions
        Introduction
        7.1 Inference for the Mean of a Population
        7.2 Comparing Two Means
        7.3 Inference for Population Spread
        7.4 Statistics in Summary

    8. Inference for Proportions
        Introduction
        8.1 Inference for a Population Proportion
        8.2 Comparing Two Proportions
        8.3 Statistics in Summary

PART 3. TOPICS IN INFERENCE
    9. Inference for Two-Way Tables

        Introduction
        Statistics in Summary

    10. One-Way Analysis of Variance: Comparing Several Means
        Introduction
        Statistics in Summary

    11. Inference for Regression
        Introduction
        Statistics in Summary

    12. Nonparametric Tests (available on the CD-ROM only)

Notes and Data Sources
Tables
A Standard normal probabilities
B Random digits
C t distribution critical values
D F distribution critical values
E Chi-square distribution critical values

(Optional material in Chapters 1 to 8 is marked with an asterisk (*). Note that Chapter 5 is entirely optional.)

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