Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version with Data CD-ROM / Edition 1

Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version with Data CD-ROM / Edition 1

by Allan G. Bluman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072357878

ISBN-13: 9780072357875

Pub. Date: 07/20/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version is written for students in the beginning statistics course whose mathematical background is limited to basic algebra. The book uses a nontheoretical approach in which concepts are explained intuitively and supported by examples for your student. There are no formal proofs in the book. The applications are general in nature…  See more details below

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Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version is written for students in the beginning statistics course whose mathematical background is limited to basic algebra. The book uses a nontheoretical approach in which concepts are explained intuitively and supported by examples for your student. There are no formal proofs in the book. The applications are general in nature and the exercises include problems from agriculture,biology,business,economics,education,psychology,engineering,medicine,sociology,and computer science. The learning system found in Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version provides your student with a valuable framework in which to learn and apply concepts!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072357875
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/20/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
0.60(w) x 7.80(h) x 9.80(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Nature of Probability and Statistics
1-1 Introduction
1-2 Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
1-3 Variables and Types of Data
1-4 Data Collection and Sampling Techniques
1-5 Computers and Calculators
1-6 Summary
2 Frequency Distributions and Graphs
2-1 Introduction
2-2 Organizing Data
2-3 Histograms, Frequency Polygons, and Ogives
2-4 Other Types of Graphs
2-5 Summary
3 Data Description
3-1 Introduction
3-2 Measures of Central Tendency
3-3 Measures of Variation
3-4 Measures of Position
3-5 Exploratory Data Analysis
3-6 Summary
4 Counting Techniques
4-1 Introduction
4-2 Tree Diagrams and the Multiplication Rule for Counting
4-3 Permutations and Combinations
4-4 Summary
5 Probability
5-1 Introduction
5-2 Sample Spaces and Probability
5-3 The Addition Rules for Probability
5-4 The Multiplication Rules and Conditional Probability
5-5 Summary
6 Probability Distributions
6-1 Introduction
6-2 Probability Distributions
6-3 Mean, Variance, and Expectation
(and more...)

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