# Understanding Statistics / Edition 4

ISBN-10: 0070459150

ISBN-13: 9780070459151

Pub. Date: 12/01/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This brief,2-color softcover text is a thorough but lighthearted introduction to the basics of statistics. The authors stress what statistics is used for,with a well organized approach rooted in concrete examples. They do a superior job of explaining the structure of a hypothesis test,by presenting a consistent approach and stressing the relationship between sample

## Overview

This brief,2-color softcover text is a thorough but lighthearted introduction to the basics of statistics. The authors stress what statistics is used for,with a well organized approach rooted in concrete examples. They do a superior job of explaining the structure of a hypothesis test,by presenting a consistent approach and stressing the relationship between sample and population throughout the text.

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070459151
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.41(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.87(d)

## Related Subjects

PREFACE
CHAPTER 1: Introduction
1-1 Statistics in Everyday Life
1-2 Some Statistical Terms
1-3 Approximate Numbers
Study Aids
Chapter Summary
Vocabulary
Exercises
Class Survey
Class Survey Questions
Field Projects
Class Experiments
CHAPTER 2: Common Statistical Measures
2-1 Measures of Central Tendency
2-2 Symbols and Formulas
Exercises
2-3 Measures of Variability
2-3-1The Range
2-3-2 The Standard Deviation
2-3-3 Formulas
Exercises
2-4 Some Measures of an Individual in a Population
2-4-1 z-Scores
2-4-2 Percentile Rank and Percentiles
2-4-3 Quartiles
Exercises
2-5 Rates
Study Aids
Chapter Summary
Vocabulary
Symbols
Formulas
Exercises
Class Survey Questions
Field Projects
Class Experiment
CHAPTER 3: Frequency Tables and Graphs
Goals
3-1 Organizing the Data
3-1-1 Stem-and-Leaf Display
3-1-2 Frequency Tables
3-1-3 Bar Graphs and Histograms
3-2 Percentile Rank, z-Scores and Graphs
Study Aids
Chapter Summary
Symbols
Formulas
Exercises
(and more...)

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