Understanding Statistics / Edition 4

Understanding Statistics / Edition 4

by Arnold Naiman, Gene Zirkel, Robert Rosenfeld, Gene Zirkel
     
 

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…  See more details below

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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)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction1
2Common Statistical Measures28
3Frequency Tables and Graphs71
4Probability101
5The Binomial Distribution125
6The Normal Distribution148
7Approximation of the Binomial Distribution by Use of the Normal Distribution173
8Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Test of Percentages in Binomial Experiments194
9Hypothesis Testing: Two-Sample Tests of Percentages in Binomial Experiments242
10Hypothesis Testing with Sample Means: Large Samples262
11Hypothesis Testing with Sample Means: Small Samples283
12Confidence Intervals308
13Chi Square329
14Correlation and Prediction363
15Tests Involving Variance394
16Nonparametric Tests422
App. AArithmetic Review453
App. BUsing a Random Digit Table455
App. CProbability458
App. D: Tables468
Answers493
Index543

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