# The Basic Practice of Statistics / Edition 3

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

## Overview

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

## Related Subjects

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
7.4 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.)