Statistics / Edition 2

Statistics / Edition 2

by Donald J. Koosis, Arthur P. Coladarci
     
 

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ISBN-10: 047103391X

ISBN-13: 9780471033912

Pub. Date: 11/01/1977

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

This update of the successful self-teaching guide introduces the basic concepts and procedures of statistics in all its popular applications. Purely a `how-to' book, it integrates actual interpretations of computer statistical programs that show readers how to perform a number of useful statistical tests and procedures and select the most appropriate ones in given

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This update of the successful self-teaching guide introduces the basic concepts and procedures of statistics in all its popular applications. Purely a `how-to' book, it integrates actual interpretations of computer statistical programs that show readers how to perform a number of useful statistical tests and procedures and select the most appropriate ones in given circumstances. Topics include basic skills, populations and samples, estimating, hypothesis testing, difference between means, the difference between two variances on several means, the relations between two sets of measures, a test of distributions, and the combined effects of two variables. Features numerous tables, including reference formulas, squares and square roots, and binomial probabilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471033912
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/1977
Series:
Self-Teaching Guides
Pages:
282

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Table of Contents

BASIC SKILLS.

How to Construct a Frequency Distribution Graph.

Describing Frequency Distributions.

Measures of Central Tendency.

Measures of Variability.

Review Problems.

POPULATIONS AND SAMPLES.

Populations and Samples.

Sampling Distributions.

The Binomial Proability Distribution.

The Normal Distribution.

Review Problems.

ESTIMATING.

Estimation.

Confidence Intervals for µ.

Confidence Intervals for µ when σ is Unknown.

Large Sample Confidence Intervals for P.

Review Problems.

HYPOTHESIS TESTING.

Hypothesis Testing—Proportions.

Hypothesis Testing—Means.

The Probability of Error.

Review Problems.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEANS.

Difference Scores.

The Difference Between Two Independent Sample Means.

Choosing the Right Test.

Review Problems.

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TWO VARIANCES OR SEVERAL MEANS.

Comparison of Two Variances.

Analysis of Variance.

When to Use Analysis of Variance.

Review Problems.

THE RELATIONS BETWEEN TWO SETS OF MEASURES.

Scattergrams.

Correlation Coefficicents.

Computing r.

Hypothesis Testing.

Prediction.

Review Problems.

A TEST OF DISTRIBUTION.

The Chi Square Test of a Distribution.

Chi Square Test with Two Variables.

When to Use Chi Square.

Review Problems.

THE COMBINED EFFECTS OF TWO VARIABLES.

Review Problems.

Tables I—VIII.

Test.

Index

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