Elementary Statistics Plus NEW MyStatLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 12

Elementary Statistics Plus NEW MyStatLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 12

by Mario F. Triola

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ISBN-13: 9780321890238
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/04/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 864
Sales rank: 1,010,997
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Mario F. Triola is a Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Dutchess Community College, where he has taught statistics for over 30 years. Marty is the author of Essentials of Statistics, Elementary Statistics Using Excel, Elementary Statistics Using the Graphing Calculator, and he is a co-author of Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences, Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life and Business Statistics. He has written several manuals and workbooks for technology supporting statistics education. Outside of the classroom, Marty has been a speaker at many conferences and colleges. His consulting work includes the design of casino slot machines and fishing rods, and he has worked with attorneys in determining probabilities in paternity lawsuits, identifying salary inequities based on gender, analyzing disputed election results, analyzing medical data, and analyzing medical school surveys. Marty has testified as an expert witness in New York State Supreme Court. The Text and Academic Authors Association has awarded Mario F. Triola a "Texty" for Excellence for his work on Elementary Statistics.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Statistics

1.1 Review and Preview

1.2 Statistical Thinking and Critical Thinking

1.3 Types of Data

1.4 Collecting Sample Data

2. Summarizing and Graphing

2.1 Review and Preview

2.2 Frequency Distributions

2.3 Histograms

2.4 Graphs that Enlighten and Graphs that Deceive

3. Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and Comparing

3.1 Review and Preview

3.2 Measures of Center

3.3 Measures of Variation

3.4 Measures of Relative Standing & Boxplots

4. Probability

4.1 Review and Preview

4.2 Basic Concepts of Probability

4.3 Addition Rule

4.4 Multiplication Rule: Basics

4.5 Multiplication Rule: Complements and Conditional Probability

4.6 Counting

4.7 Probabilities Through Simulations (on CD)

4.8 Bayes’ Theorem (on CD)

5. Discrete Probability Distributions

5.1 Review and Preview

5.2 Probability Distributions

5.3 Binomial Probability Distributions

5.4 Parameters for Binomial Distributions

5.5 Poisson Probability Distributions

6. Normal Probability Distributions

6.1 Review and Preview

6.2 The Standard Normal Distribution

6.3 Applications of Normal Distributions

6.4 Sampling Distributions and Estimators

6.5 Central Limit Theorem

6.6 Assessing Normality

6.7 Normal as Approximation to Binomial

7. Estimates and Sample Sizes

7.1 Review and Preview

7.2 Estimating a Population Proportion

7.3 Estimating Population Mean

7.4 Estimating Population Standard Deviation or Variance

8. Hypothesis Testing

8.1 Review and Preview

8.2 Basics of Hypothesis Testing

8.3 Testing a Claim About a Proportion

8.4 Testing a Claim About a Mean

8.5 Testing a Claim About a Standard Deviation or Variance

9. Inferences from Two Samples

9.1 Review and Preview

9.2 Two Proportions

9.3 Two Means: Independent Samples

9.4 Two Dependent Samples (Matched Pairs)

9.5 Two Variances or Standard Deviations

10. Correlation and Regression

10.1 Review and Preview

10.2 Correlation

10.3 Regression

10.4 Prediction Intervals and Variation

10.5 Multiple Regression

10.6 Nonlinear Regression

11. Goodness-of-Fit and Contingency Tables

11.1 Review and Preview

11.2 Goodness-of-Fit

11.3 Contingency Tables

12. Analysis of Variance

12.1 Review and Preview

12.2 One-Way ANOVA

12.3 Two-Way ANOVA

13. Nonparametric Tests

13.1 Review and Preview

13.2 Sign Test

13.3 Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test for Matched Pairs

13.4 Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test for Two Independent Samples

13.5 Kruskal-Wallis Test

13.6 Rank Correlation

13.7 Runs Test for Randomness

14. Statistical Process Control

14.1 Review and Preview

14.2 Control Charts for Variation and Mean

14.3 Control Charts for Attributes

15. Ethics, Projects, Procedures and Perspectives

15.1 Ethics in Statistics

15.2 Projects

15.3 Procedures

15.4 Perspectives

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