Statistics

Statistics

by David Freedman, Roger Purves, Robert L. Pisani
     
 

Statistics teaches students how to think about statistical issues. It is written in clear, everyday language, without the equations that baffle non-mathematical readers. The techniques are all introduced through examples, showing how statistics has helped solve major problems in economics, education, genetics, medicine, physics, political science, psychology, and… See more details below

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Statistics teaches students how to think about statistical issues. It is written in clear, everyday language, without the equations that baffle non-mathematical readers. The techniques are all introduced through examples, showing how statistics has helped solve major problems in economics, education, genetics, medicine, physics, political science, psychology, and other fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393090765
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1978
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
608

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Table of Contents

PART I. DESGINS OF EXPERIMENTS
Chapter 1. Controlled Experiments
Chapter 2. Observational Studies

PART II. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
Chapter 3. The Histogram
Chapter 4. The Average Standard Deviation
Chapter 5. The Normal Approximation for Data
Chapter 6. Measurement Error
Chapter 7. Plotting Points and Lines

PART III. CORRELATION AND REGRESSION
Chapter 8. Correlation
Chapter 9. More about Correlation
Chapter 10. Regression
Chapter 11. The R.M.S. Error for Regression
Chapter 12. The Regression Line

PART IV. PROBABILITY
Chapter 13. What Are the Chances
Chapter. 14 More about Chance
Chapter 15. The Binomial Formula

PART V. CHANCE VARIABILITY
Chapter 16. The Law of Averages
Chapter 17. The Expected Value and Standard Error
Chapter 18. The Normal Approximation for Probablity

PART VI. SAMPLING
Chapter 19. Sample Surveys
Chapter 20. Chance Errors in Sampling
Chapter 21. The Accuracy of Percentages
Chapter 22. Measuring Employment and Significance Unemployment
Chapter 23. The Accuracy of Averages

PART VII. CHANCE MODELS
Chapter 24. Model for Measurement Error
Chapter 25. Chance Models in Genetics

PART VIII. TESTS OF SIGNIFICANCE
Chapter 26. Tests of Significance
Chapter 27 More Tests for Averages
Chapter 28. The Chi-Square Test
Chapter 29. A Closer Look at Tests of Significance
NOTES
ANSWERS TO EXERCISES
TABLES
INDEX

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