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Overview
Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data offers clear explanations with new and updated examples and problems that use real data, challenging you to think conceptually.
Published by Pearson (August 25th 2020)  Copyright © 2021
ISBN13: 9780136872740
Subject: Introductory Statistics
Category: Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data
Table of contents
Resources for Success
Applications Index
I. GETTING THE INFORMATION YOU NEED
 Data Collection
 1.1 Introduction to the Practice of Statistics
 1.2 Observational Studies versus Designed Experiments
 1.3 Simple Random Sampling
 1.4 Other Effective Sampling Methods
 1.5 Bias in Sampling
 1.6 The Design of Experiments
 Chapter 1 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: What College Should I Attend?
 Case Study: Chrysalises for Cash
II. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
 Organizing and Summarizing Data
 2.1 Organizing Qualitative Data
 2.2 Organizing Quantitative Data: The Popular Displays
 2.3 Additional Displays of Quantitative Data
 2.4 Graphical Misrepresentations of Data
 Chapter 2 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: Tables or Graphs?
 Case Study: The Day the Sky Roared
 Numerically Summarizing Data
 3.1 Measures of Central Tendency
 3.2 Measures of Dispersion
 3.3 Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion from Grouped Data
 3.4 Measures of Position and Outliers
 3.5 The FiveNumber Summary and Boxplots
 Chapter 3 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: What Car Should I Buy?
 Case Study: Who Was "A Mourner"?
 Describing the Relation between Two Variables
 4.1 Scatter Diagrams and Correlation
 4.2 LeastSquares Regression
 4.3 Diagnostics on the LeastSquares Regression Line
 4.4 Contingency Tables and Association
 4.5 Nonlinear Regression: Transformations (online)
 Chapter 4 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: Relationships among Variables on a World Scale
 Case Study: Thomas Malthus, Population, and Subsistence
III. PROBABILITY AND PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS
 Probability
 5.1 Probability Rules
 5.2 The Addition Rule and Complements
 5.3 Independence and the Multiplication Rule
 5.4 Conditional Probability and the General Multiplication Rule
 5.5 Counting Techniques
 5.6 Simulating Probability Experiments
 5.7 Putting It Together: Which Method Do I Use?
 5.8 Bayes's Rule (online)
 Chapter 5 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: The Effects of Drinking and Driving
 Case Study: The Case of the Body in the Bag
 Discrete Probability Distributions
 6.1 Discrete Random Variables
 6.2 The Binomial Probability Distribution
 6.3 The Poisson Probability Distribution
 6.4 The Hypergeometric Probability Distribution (online)
 6.5 Combining Random Variables (online)
 Chapter 6 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: Should We Convict?
 Case Study: The Voyage of the St. Andrew
 The Normal Probability Distribution
 7.1 Properties of the Normal Distribution
 7.2 Applications of the Normal Distribution
 7.3 Assessing Normality
 7.4 The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Probability Distribution
 Chapter 7 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: Stock Picking
 Case Study: A Tale of Blood Chemistry
IV. INFERENCE: FROM SAMPLES TO POPULATION
 Sampling Distributions
 8.1 Distribution of the Sample Mean
 8.2 Distribution of the Sample Proportion
 Chapter 8 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: How Much Time Do You Spend in a Day . . . ?
 Case Study: Sampling Distribution of the Median
 Estimating the Value of a Parameter
 9.1 Estimating a Population Proportion
 9.2 Estimating a Population Mean
 9.3 Estimating a Population Standard Deviation
 9.4 Putting It Together: Which Method Do I Use?
 9.5 Estimating with Bootstrapping
 Chapter 9 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: How Much Should I Spend for this House?
 Case Study: FireSafe Cigarettes
 Hypothesis Tests Regarding a Parameter
 10.1 The Language of Hypothesis Testing
 10.2 Hypothesis Tests for a Population Proportion
 10.3 Hypothesis Tests for a Population Mean
 10.4 Hypothesis Tests for a Population Standard Deviation
 10.5 Putting It Together: Which Method Do I Use?
 10.6 The Probability of a Type II Error and the Power of the Test
 10.2A Using Simulation to Perform Hypothesis Tests on a Population Proportion (online)
 10.2B Hypothesis Tests for a Population Proportion Using the Normal Model (online)
 10.3A Using Simulation and the Bootstrap to Perform Hypothesis Tests on a Population Mean (online)
 Chapter 10 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: Selecting a Mutual Fund
 Case Study: How Old Is Stonehenge?
 Inference on Two Population Parameters
 11.1 Inference about Two Population Proportions
 11.2 Inference about Two Means: Dependent Samples
 11.3 Inference about Two Means: Independent Samples
 11.4 Inference about Two Population Standard Deviations
 11.5 Putting It Together: Which Method Do I Use?
 11.1A Using Randomization Techniques to Compare Two Proportions (online)
 11.2A Using Bootstrapping to Conduct Inference on Two Dependent Means (online)
 11.3A Using Randomization Techniques to Compare Two Independent Means (online)
 Chapter 11 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: Which Car Should I Buy?
 Case Study: Control in the Design of an Experiment
 Inference on Categorical Data
 12.1 GoodnessofFit Test
 12.2 Tests for Independence and the Homogeneity of Proportions
 12.3 Inference about Two Population Proportions: Dependent Samples
 Chapter 12 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: Benefits of College
 Case Study: Feeling Lucky? Well, Are You?
 Comparing Three or More Means
 13.1 Comparing Three or More Means (OneWay Analysis of Variance)
 13.2 Post Hoc Tests on OneWay Analysis of Variance
 13.3 The Randomized Complete Block Design
 13.4 TwoWay Analysis of Variance
 Chapter 13 Review
 Chapter Test 687
 Making an Informed Decision: Where Should I Invest?
 Case Study: Hat Size and Intelligence
 Inference on the LeastSquares Regression Model and Multiple Regression
 14.1 Testing the Significance of the LeastSquares Regression Model
 14.2 Confidence and Prediction Intervals
 14.3 Introduction to Multiple Regression
 14.4 Interaction and Dummy Variables
 14.5 Polynomial Regression
 14.6 Building a Regression Model
 14.1A Using Randomization Techniques on the Slope of the LeastSquares Regression Line (online)
 Chapter 14 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: Buying a Home
 Case Study: Housing Boom
 Nonparametric Statistics
 15.1 An Overview of Nonparametric Statistics
 15.2 Runs Test for Randomness
 15.3 Inference about Measures of Central Tendency
 15.4 Inference about the Difference between Two Medians: Dependent Samples
 15.5 Inference about the Difference between Two Medians: Independent Samples
 15.6 Spearman's RankCorrelation Test
 15.7 Kruskal  Wallis Test
 Chapter 15 Review
 Chapter Test
 Making an Informed Decision: Where Should I Live?
 Case Study: Evaluating Alabama's 1891 House Bill 504
Photo Credits
Appendix A: Tables
Appendix B: Lines (online)
Answers
Index
Your questions answered
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