Schaum's Easy Outline of Statistics

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When you need just the essentials of statistics, this Easy Outlines book is there to help

If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of statistics, it’s got to be Schaum's Easy Outline. This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its Schaum’s Outline cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness.

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Overview

When you need just the essentials of statistics, this Easy Outlines book is there to help

If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of statistics, it’s got to be Schaum's Easy Outline. This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its Schaum’s Outline cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness.

Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.

  • Perfect if you have missed class or need extra review
  • Gives you expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields
  • So small and light that it fits in your backpack!

Topics include: Variables and Graphs, Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion, Elementary Probability Theory, The Binomial, Normal, and Poisson Distributions, Elementary Sampling Theory, Statistical Estimation Theory, Statistical Decision Theory, Small Sampling Theory, The Chi-Square Test, Curve Fitting and the Method of Least Squares, Correlation Theory, Multiple and Partial Correlation, Analysis of Variation, Nonparametric Tests, Areas under the Standard Normal Curve, Student’s Distribution, Chi-Square Distribution, 99th Percentile Values for the F Distribution

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071745819
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/21/2010
  • Series: Schaum's Outline Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,390,525
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Murray R. Spiegel (deceased) received the M.S. degree in Physics and the Ph.D. in Mathematics from Cornell University. He had positions at Harvard University, Columbia University, Oak Ridge, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his last position was Professor and Chairman of Mathematics at the Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Hartford Graduate Center.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Variables and Graphs 1

Chapter 2 Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion 11

Chapter 3 Elementary Probability Theory 20

Chapter 4 The Binomial, Normal, and Poisson Distributions 32

Chapter 5 Elementary Sampling Theory 38

Chapter 6 Statistical Estimation Theory 45

Chapter 7 Statistical Decision Theory 52

Chapter 8 Small Sampling Theory 61

Chapter 9 The Chi-Square Test 69

Chapter 10 Curve Fitting and the Method of Least Squares 76

Chapter 11 Correlation Theory 85

Chapter 12 Multiple and Partial Correlation 96

Chapter 13 Analysis of Variance 104

Chapter 14 Nonparametric Tests 121

Appendix A Areas under the Standard Normal Curve 128

Appendix B Student's t Distribution 130

Appendix C Chi-Square Distribution 132

Appendix D 99th Percentile Values for the F Distribution 134

Index 136

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