Modern Elementary Statistics / Edition 12

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  • The text uses many of the different technological packages available in statistics, such as MINITAB.
  • The book features display screens of the TI-83 graphing calculator.
  • Many of the exercises deal with real or realistic data.
  • The tenth edition has cumulative review exercises for sets of related Chapters 1-4, 5-7, 8-10, 11-14 and 15-18.
  • Cross-referencing within the text has been simplified greatly by numbering the examples throughout each chapter.
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Introduces fundamentals of statistics, covering areas including measures of location, probability distributions, regression, and nonparametric tests. Features learning aids such as chapter summaries, key terms, conceptual and computational exercises and answers, and cumulative review questions, plus statistical tables. This ninth edition offers displays of key equations and concepts, MINITAB 10 examples, reduced complexity of exercises, icons identifying optional material, and a new chapter on multiple comparisons. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131874428
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/28/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 744,313
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Summarizing Data: Frequency Distributions 14
3 Summarizing Data: Measures of Location 43
4 Summarizing Data: Measures of Variation 80
5 Possibilities and Probabilities 104
6 Some Rules of Probability 132
7 Expectations and Decisions 185
8 Probability Distributions 203
9 The Normal Distribution 251
10 Sampling and Sampling Distributions 283
11 Inferences About Means 316
12 Inferences About Standard Deviations 375
13 Inferences About Proportions 392
14 Analysis of Variance 443
15 Regression 484
16 Correlation 525
17 Nonparametric Tests 550
Statistical Tables 589
Answers to Selected Exercises A-1
Index I-1
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