The Practice of Statistics: TI-83/89 Graphing Calculator Enhanced / Edition 2

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Tailored to mirror the AP Statistics course, The Practice of Statistics became a classroom favorite. This edition incorporates a number of first-time features to help students prepare for the AP exam, plus more simulations and statistical thinking help, and instructions for the TI-89 graphic calculator.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780716747734
  • Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
  • Publication date: 7/28/2002
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 858
  • Product dimensions: 8.24 (w) x 10.36 (h) x 1.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Statistical Thinking

1. Exploring Data

1.1 Displaying Distributions with Graphs
1.2 Describing Distributions with Numbers

2. The Normal Distributions
2.1 Density Curves and the Normal Distribution
2.2 Standard Normal Calculations

3. Examining Relationships
3.1 Scatterplots
3.2 Correlation
3.3 Least-Squares Regression

4. More on Two-Variable Data
4.1 Transforming Relationships
4.2 Cautions about Correlation and Regression
4.3 Relations in Categorical Data

5. Producing Data

5.1 Designing Samples
5.2 Designing Experiments
5.3 Simulating Experiments

6. Probability: The Study of Randomness

6.1 The Idea of Probability
6.2 Probability Models
6.3 General Probability Rules

7. Random Variables
7.1 Discrete and Continuous Random Variables
7.2 Means and Variances of Random Variables
• Revised treatment of rules for means and variances
• New subsection on combining normal random variables

8. The Binomial and Geometric Distributions
8.1 The Binomial Distributions
8.2 The Geometric Distributions

9. Sampling Distributions
9.1 Sampling Distributions
9.2 Sample Proportions
9.3 Sample Means

10. Introduction to Inference

10.1 Estimating with Confidence
10.2 Tests of Significance
10.3 Making Sense of Statistical Significance
10.4 Inference as Decision

11. Inference for Distributions
11.1 Inference for the Mean of a Population
11.2 Comparing Two Means

12. Inference for Proportions
12.1 Inference for a Population Proportion
12.2 Comparing Two Proportions

13. Inference for Tables: Chi-Square Procedures
13.1 Test for Goodness of Fit
13.2 Inference for Two-Way Tables

14. Inference for Regression
14.1 Inference about the Model
14.2 Predictions and Conditions

15. Analysis of Variance
15.1 Inference for Population Spread
15.2 One-Way Analysis of Variance

Additional, optional, post-exam chapters on the student and instructor's CDs:
16. Multiple Linear Regression
17. Logistic Regression

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2010

    AP Statistics Book

    Though I haven't started using the textbook at school yet, all I've heard is that it is easily understandable with a comprehensive usage guide for calculators. The book itself was in great condition although I picked one of the lowest price/rank. Thank you!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2006

    A must for any high school stat class

    This is the best mathmetics textbook I have ever used. The diagrams and definitions are supurb and easy to understand. This book makes statistics come alive for the average student, but it also has great depth for the serious statistican. This really is a great textbbook!

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