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

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

by Dan Yates, David S. Moore, Daren S. Starnes, Daniel S. Yates
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0716747731

ISBN-13: 9780716747734

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company

The Practice of Statistics is the only high school statistics textbook that directly reflects the College Board course description for AP Statistics. Combining the data analysis approach with the power of technology, innovative pedagogy, and a number of new features, the Third Edition is the most effective yet.

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The Practice of Statistics is the only high school statistics textbook that directly reflects the College Board course description for AP Statistics. Combining the data analysis approach with the power of technology, innovative pedagogy, and a number of new features, the Third Edition is the most effective yet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716747734
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
858
Product dimensions:
8.24(w) x 10.36(h) x 1.59(d)

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Table of Contents

What is Statistics?

PART I. ANALYZING DATA: LOOKING FOR PATTERNS AND DEPARTURES FROM PATTERNS
1. Exploring Data

1.1 Displaying Distributions with Graphs
1.2 Describing Distributions with Numbers

2. Describing Location in Distribution
2.1 Measures of Relative Standing and Density Curves
2.2 Normal Distributions

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

4. More about Relationships between Two Variables
4.1 Transforming to Achieve Linearity
4.2 Relations in Categorical Data
4.3 Establishing Causation

PART II. PRODUCING DATA: SURVEYS, OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES, AND EXPERIMENTS
5. Producing Data

5.1 Designing Samples
5.2 Designing Experiments

PART III PROBABILITY AND RANDOM VARIABLES: FOUNDATIONS OF INFERENCE
6. Probability and Simulation: The Study of Randomness

6.1 Simulation
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

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

PART IV. INFERENCE: CONCLUSIONS WITH CONFIDENCE
10. Estimating with Confidence

10.1 Confidence Intervals: The Basics
10.2 Estimating a Population Mean
10.3 Estimating a Population Proportion

11. Testing a Claim
11.1 Significance Tests: The Basics
11.2 Carrying Out Significance Tests
11.3 Use and Abuse of Tests
11.4 Using Inference to Make Decisions

12. Significance Tests in Practice
12.1 Tests about a Population Mean
12.2 Tests about a Population Proportion

13. Comparing Two Population Parameters
13.1 Comparing Two Means
13.2 Comparing Two Proportions

14. Inference for Distributions of Categorical Variables: Chi-Square Procedures
14.1 Test for Goodness of Fit
14.2 Inference for Two-Way Tables

15. Inference for Regression

Additional Chapters on CD-ROM or at the Practice of Statistics Companion Web Site:
A. Analysis of Variance
B. Multiple Linear Regression: A Case Study
C. Logistic Regression: A Case Study

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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