Internet Companion for Statistics (with InfoTrac 2-Semester Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

Internet Companion for Statistics (with InfoTrac 2-Semester Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

by Michael D. D. Larsen, Michael D. Larsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495110825

ISBN-13: 9780495110828

Pub. Date: 03/24/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

There is no more powerful information resource than the Internet. Do you know how to get the most out of it? INTERNET COMPANION FOR STATISTICS shows you how to use the Internet to help you ace your introduction to statistics class. And because it's got lots of helpful exercises and study tools built right in, this textbook will help make sure that you're

Overview

There is no more powerful information resource than the Internet. Do you know how to get the most out of it? INTERNET COMPANION FOR STATISTICS shows you how to use the Internet to help you ace your introduction to statistics class. And because it's got lots of helpful exercises and study tools built right in, this textbook will help make sure that you're understanding all you need to know as you go along.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495110828
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/24/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Purpose of Book. How to Use the Book. Outline of Book and Online Material. 1. MEASUREMENTS ON ONE QUANTITATIVE VARIABLE. Center. Spread. Transformations. Examples. 2. MEASUREMENTS ON TWO QUANTITATIVE VARIABLES. Scatterplots. Correlation. Regression. Transformations. 3. CATEGORICAL DATA. One Variable on Two or More Groups. Two or More Variables. Simpson's Paradox. 4. RESEARCH DESIGNS. Experiments. Surveys, Including Opinion Polls. Observational Studies. Examples. 5. PROBABILITY. Sets and Long Run Relative Frequency. Probability Rules. Conditional Probability and Bayes' Theorem. Birthday Problem. Monte Hall Problem. Card Problems. 6. RANDOM VARIABLES AND PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS. Binomial, Geometric, Poisson, Normal and Other Random Variables. 7. SAMPLING DISTRIBUTIONS. General Sampling Distributions. Law of Large Numbers. Central Limit Theorem. 8. CONFIDENCE INTERVALS. Inference for a Single Mean. Inference Concerning Two Means. Inference for a Single Proportion. Inference Concerning Two Proportions. 9. HYPOTHESIS TESTING. Inference for a Single Mean. Inference Concerning Two Means. Inference for a Single Proportion. Inference Concerning Two Proportions. Inference Concerning Tables of Counts. 10. CORRELATION AND REGRESSION. Inference for correlation and regression coefficients. 11. ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE. One-way and two-way ANOVA. 12. NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS. Sign tests and rank-based tests. 13. CASE STUDIES. 14. INDEXES, WEBSITES, AND COURSE OUTLINES.

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