# Understandable Statistics: Concepts and Methods / Edition 10

ISBN-10: 0840048386

ISBN-13: 9780840048387

Pub. Date: 01/15/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS: CONCEPTS AND METHODS, 12th Edition, is a thorough yet accessible program designed to help students overcome their apprehensions about statistics and to master the subject. The authors provide clear guidance and informal advice while showing students the links between statistics and the world. To reinforce this approach, the book

## Overview

UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS: CONCEPTS AND METHODS, 12th Edition, is a thorough yet accessible program designed to help students overcome their apprehensions about statistics and to master the subject. The authors provide clear guidance and informal advice while showing students the links between statistics and the world. To reinforce this approach, the book integrates real-life data from a variety of sources, including journals, periodicals, newspapers, and the Internet. The 12th Edition continues to address the importance of developing students' critical-thinking and statistical literacy skills through special features and exercises throughout the text. The P-value method of hypothesis testing is emphasized. The use of graphing calculators, Excel, Minitab, Minitab Express™, and SPSS is covered although not required. Built from the ground up with input from thousands of students and instructors, MindTap Statistics is the complete online course experience. It includes an online version of the book, lecture videos, side-by-side help, a pre-course assessment, and more!

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780840048387
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/15/2011
Pages:
822
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

## Related Subjects

1. Getting Started. Introduces the subject, presents random samples and an introduction to experimental design. 2. Organizing Data. Histograms, graphs, stem-and l-leaf displays. 3. Averages and Variation. 4. Elementary Probability Theory. 5. The Binomial Probability Distribution and Related Topics. 6. Normal Curves and Sampling Distributions. Part I: Normal Distributions. Part II: Sampling Distributions and the Normal Approximation to Binomial Distribution. 7. Estimation. Part I: Estimating a Single Mean or Single Proportion. Part II: Estimating the Difference Between Two Means or Two Proportions. 8. Hypothesis Testing. Part I: Testing a Single Mean or Single Proportion. Part II: Testing a Difference Between Two Means or Two Proportions. 9. Correlation and Regression. Part I: Simple Linear Regression. Part II: Multiple Regression. 10. Chi-Square and F Distributions. Part I: Inferences Using the Chi-Square Distribution. Part II: Inferences Using the F Distribution. 11. Nonparametric Statistics. Appendix includes brief discussion of Bayes' Theorem and Hypergeometric Distribution.

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