AP Statistics Crash Course Book + Online

AP Statistics Crash Course Book + Online

by Michael D'Alessio


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738608884
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 02/08/2011
Series: Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 479,984
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

Michael D’Alessio earned his B.S. in Biology from Seton Hall University and his M.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In 2004, he earned his Executive Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership from Seton Hall University.

Mr. D’Alessio has had an extensive career teaching all levels of mathematics and science, including AP® statistics, chemistry, biology, physics, algebra, calculus and geometry. In 2003, Mr. D’Alessio received the Governor’s Teacher of the Year recognition for Watchung Hills Regional High School. In 2004, Mr. D’Alessio received a Certificate of Recognition of Excellence in Science Teaching from Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of Rutgers University and in 2005, he was voted National Honor Society Teacher of the Year by the students of Watchung Hills.

Currently, Mr. D’Alessio serves as the Supervisor of the Mathematics and Business Department at Watchung Hills Regional High School in Warren, New Jersey, overseeing 30 teachers.

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REA’s AP Statistics Crash Course is the first book of its kind for the last-minute
studier or any AP student who wants a quick refresher on the
course. The Crash Course is based on a careful analysis of the AP Statistics
Course Description outline and actual AP test questions.

Written by an AP teacher, our easy-to-read format gives students a
crash course in Statistics. The targeted review chapters are grouped
by topics, offering you a concise way to learn all the important facts,
formulas, and terms before exam day.

Unlike other test preps, REA’s AP Statistics Crash Course gives you a
review specifically focused on what you really need to study in order
to ace the exam. The introduction discusses the keys for success and
shows you strategies to help you build your overall point score.

Parts Two and Three are a complete crash course in Statistics. These
chapters focus on the subjects tested on the AP exam and cover everything
from exploring data to sampling distributions.

Part Four focuses exclusively on the AP Statistics exam format. The
author gives you hints on how to do your best on the exam.

No matter how or when you prepare for the AP Statistics exam, REA’s
Crash Course will show you how to study efficiently and strategically,
so you can boost your score!

To check your test readiness for the AP Statistics exam, either before or
after studying this Crash Course, take our FREE online practice exam.

To access your free practice exam, visit www.rea.com/crashcourse and
follow the on-screen instructions. This true-to-format test features
automatic scoring, detailed explanations of all answers, and will help
you identify your strengths and weaknesses so you’ll be ready on exam

Good luck on your AP Statistics exam!

Table of Contents



About This Book
About Our Author

Chapter 1 - Introduction—Keys for Success on the AP Statistics Exam

Exploring Data
Chapter 2 - Exploring Data: Constructing and Interpreting Graphical Displays of Data
Chapter 3 - Exploring Data: Describing Distributions with Numbers
Chapter 4 - Comparing Distributions of Univariate Data
Chapter 5 - Exploring Bivariate Data—Part 1
Chapter 6 - Exploring Bivariate Data—Part 2—Transformations
Chapter 7 - Exploring Categorical Data

Survey Methods
Chapter 8 - Overview of Methods of Data Collection
Chapter 9 - Planning and Conducting Surveys
Chapter 10 - Planning and Conducting Experiments

Probability and Expected Value
Chapter 11 - Probability
Chapter 12 - Combining Independent Random Variables

Distributions of Data
Chapter 13 - The Normal Distribution
Chapter 14 - Sampling Distributions Statistical Inference
Chapter 15 - Estimation
Chapter 16 - Tests of Significance

The Exam
Chapter 17 - Hints for the Exam
Chapter 18 - Practice Free-Response Questions

Appendix A: Formulas and Tables
Appendix B: Glossary

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