Student Activity Workbook for the Sullivan Statistics Series / Edition 4

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321759122
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/7/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,356,491
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Introducing Statistics Through Quotes (1.1) 3

Categorizing Student Survey Data (1.1) 5

Comparing Sampling Methods (1.4) 7

Designing an Experiment (1.6) 9

Chapter 2

Exploring Histograms with StatCrunch (2.2) 15

Sorting Histograms by Shape (2.2) 17

Predicting Distribution Shape (2.2) 21

Constructing and Comparing Graphical Representations (2.3) 23

Recognizing and Correcting Misleading Graphs (2.4) 25

Chapter 3

Understanding Measures of Center (3.1) 29

Comparing Statistics to Parameters (3.1-3.2) 31

Exploring Standard Deviation (3.2) 33

Understanding the Standard Deviation Formula (3.2) 35

Shifting and Scaling Data (3.4) 37

Matching Boxplots and Histograms (3.5) 39

Chapter 4

Limitations of the Linear Correlation Coefficient (4.1) 43

Finding a Least-Squares Regression Line (4.2) 47

Examining the Relationship Between Arm Length and Height (4.2) 49

Minimizing the Sum of the Squared Residuals (4.2) 51

Investigating Outliers and Influential Points (4.3) 53

Chapter 5

Demonstrating the Law of Large Numbers (5.1) 57

Finding the Probability of Getting Heads (5.1) 59

Calculating the Probability of Winning the Lottery (5.5) 61

Exploring the Duplicate Birthday Problem (5.6) 63

Chapter 6

Finding the Expected Value of a Game (6.1) 67

Exploring a Binomial Distribution from Multiple Perspectives (6.2) 69

Using Binomial Probabilities in Baseball (6.2) 73

Chapter 7

Constructing Probability Distributions Involving Dice (7.1) 77

Grading on a Curve (7.3) 79

Modeling with the Normal Distribution (7.3) 81

Playing Plinko (7.5) 83

Analyzing Standardized Test Scores (7.5) 85

Chapter 8

Creating a Sampling Distribution for the Mean (8.1) 89

Analyzing the Variability in Sample Means (8.1) 91

Simulating IQ Scores (8.1) 93

Sampling from Normal and Non-normal Populations (8.1) 95

Creating a Sampling Distribution for a Proportion (8.2) 97

Describing the Distribution of the Sample Proportion (8.2) 99

Chapter 9

Exploring the Effects of Confidence Level and Sample Size (9.1) 103

Constructing a Confidence Interval with M&M's (9.1) 105

Exploring the Effects of Confidence Level, Sample Size, and Shape (9.2) 107

Constructing a Confidence Interval from a Non-Normal Distribution (9.2) 109

Constructing a Confidence Interval for Die Rolls (9.2) 111

Finding a Bootstrap Confidence Interval (9.5) 113

Chapter 10

Interpreting P-Values (10.2) 117

Testing a Claim with Skittles I (10.2) 119

Understanding Type I Error Rates I (10.2) 121

Testing Cola Preferences (10.2) 123

Analyzing a New Math Program (10.2) 125

Testing a Claim with Skittles II (10.3) 127

Understanding Type I Error Rates II (10.3) 129

Using Bootstrapping to Test a Claim (10.5) 131

Computing the Power of a Test (10.6) 135

Chapter 11

Making an Inference about Two Proportions (11.1) 139

Analyzing Rates of Drug Side Effects (11.1) 141

Comparing Arm Span and Height (11.2) 143

Using Randomization Test for Independent Means (11.3) 145

Differentiating Between Practical and Statistical Significance (11.3) 147

Chapter 12

Performing a Goodness-of-Fit Test (12.1) 151

Testing for Homogeneity of Proportions (12.2) 153

Chapter 13

Designing a Randomized Complete Block Design (13.3) 159

Performing a Two-Way ANOVA (13.4) 161

Chapter 14

Testing the Significance of a Regression Model (14.1) 165

Using a Randomization Test for Correlation (14.1) 167

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