Basic Practice of Statistics Student Study Guide / Edition 5

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The Study Guide with Selected Solutions, to accompany Moore's Basic Practice of Statistics, offers students explanations of crucial concepts in each section of BPS, plus detailed solutions to key text problems and stepped-through models of important statistical techniques.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429227834
  • Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
  • Publication date: 5/15/2009
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 205
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Statistical Thinking

   1. Examining Distributions

       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
        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
        3.1 Designing Samples
        3.2 Designing Experiments
        3.3 Statistics in Summary

    4. Probability and Sampling Distributions

        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*
        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
        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
        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
        8.1 Inference for a Population Proportion
        8.2 Comparing Two Proportions
        8.3 Statistics in Summary

    9. Inference for Two-Way Tables

        Statistics in Summary

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

    11. Inference for Regression
        Statistics in Summary

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

Notes and Data Sources
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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