Introductory Statistics, MyLab Revision, 10th edition

  • Neil A. Weiss

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Overview

Introductory Statistics MyLab Revision, 10th Edition is ideal for courses that emphasize statistical reasoning and critical thinking. Weiss's meticulous and comprehensive coverage includes careful, detailed explanations with more than 1000 data sets and over 3000 exercises. The text takes a data-driven approach that encourages you to apply your knowledge and develop statistical understanding.

Weiss offers a parallel presentation of critical-value and P-value approaches to hypothesis testing. This unique design creates flexibility to concentrate on one approach or the opportunity for greater depth in comparing the two.

Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136872832

Subject: Introductory Statistics

Category: Introductory Statistics, MyLab Revision

Overview

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PART I: INTRODUCTION

  • 1. The Nature of Statistics
    • Case Study: Top Films of All Time
    • 1.1 Statistics Basics
    • 1.2 Simple Random Sampling
    • 1.3 Other Sampling Designs*
    • 1.4 Experimental Designs*
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography

PART II: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS

  • 2. Organizing Data
    • Case Study: World's Richest People
    • 2.1 Variables and Data
    • 2.2 Organizing Qualitative Data
    • 2.3 Organizing Quantitative Data
    • 2.4 Distribution Shapes
    • 2.5 Misleading Graphs*
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 3. Descriptive Measures
    • Case Study: The Beatles' Song Length
    • 3.1 Measures of Center
    • 3.2 Measures of Variation
    • 3.3 Chebyshev's Rule and the Empirical Rule*
    • 3.4 The Five-Number Summary; Boxplots
    • 3.5 Descriptive Measures for Populations; Use of Samples
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data
    • Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography

PART III: PROBABILITY, RANDOM VARIABLES, AND SAMPLING DISTRIBUTIONS

  • 4. Probability Concepts
    • Case Study: Texas Hold'em
    • 4.1 Probability Basics
    • 4.2 Events
    • 4.3 Some Rules of Probability
    • 4.4 Contingency Tables; Joint and Marginal Probabilities*
    • 4.5 Conditional Probability*
    • 4.6 The Multiplication Rule; Independence*
    • 4.7 Bayes's Rule*
    • 4.8 Counting Rules*
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 5. Discrete Random Variables*
    • Case Study: Aces Wild on the Sixth at Oak Hill
    • 5.1 Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions*
    • 5.2 The Mean and Standard Deviation of a Discrete Random Variable*
    • 5.3 The Binomial Distribution*
    • 5.4 The Poisson Distribution*
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 6. The Normal Distribution
    • Case Study: Chest Sizes of Scottish Militiamen
    • 6.1 Introducing Normally Distributed Variables
    • 6.2 Areas under the Standard Normal Curve
    • 6.3 Working with Normally Distributed Variables
    • 6.4 Assessing Normality; Normal Probability Plots
    • 6.5 Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution*
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 7. The Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean
    • Case Study: The Chesapeake and Ohio Freight Study
    • 7.1 Sampling Error; the Need for Sampling Distributions
    • 7.2 The Mean and Standard Deviation of the Sample Mean
    • 7.3 The Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography

PART IV: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS

  • 8. Confidence Intervals for One Population Mean
    • Case Study: Bank Robberies: A Statistical Analysis
    • 8.1 Estimating a Population Mean
    • 8.2 Confidence Intervals for One Population Mean When σ Is Known
    • 8.3 Confidence Intervals for One Population Mean When σ Is Unknown
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 9. Hypothesis Tests for One Population Mean
    • Case Study: Gender and Sense of Direction
    • 9.1 The Nature of Hypothesis Testing
    • 9.2 Critical-Value Approach to Hypothesis Testing
    • 9.3 P-Value Approach to Hypothesis Testing
    • 9.4 Hypothesis Tests for One Population Mean When σ Is Known
    • 9.5 Hypothesis Tests for One Population Mean When σ Is Unknown
    • 9.6 The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test*
    • 9.7 Type II Error Probabilities; Power*
    • 9.8 Which Procedure Should Be Used?**
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 10. Inferences for Two Population Means
    • Case Study: Dexamethasone Therapy and IQ
    • 10.1 The Sampling Distribution of the Difference between Two Sample Means for Independent Samples
    • 10.2 Inferences for Two Population Means, Using Independent Samples: Standard Deviations Assumed Equal
    • 10.3 Inferences for Two Population Means, Using Independent Samples: Standard Deviations Not Assumed Equal
    • 10.4 The Mann - Whitney Test*
    • 10.5 Inferences for Two Population Means, Using Paired Samples
    • 10.6 The Paired Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test*
    • 10.7 Which Procedure Should Be Used?**
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 11. Inferences for Population Standard Deviations*
    • Case Study: Speaker Woofer Driver Manufacturing
    • 11.1 Inferences for One Population Standard Deviation*
    • 11.2 Inferences for Two Population Standard Deviations, Using Independent Samples*
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 12. Inferences for Population Proportions
    • Case Study: Arrested Youths
    • 12.1 Confidence Intervals for One Population Proportion
    • 12.2 Hypothesis Tests for One Population Proportion
    • 12.3 Inferences for Two Population Proportions
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 13. Chi-Square Procedures
    • Case Study: Eye and Hair Color
    • 13.1 The Chi-Square Distribution
    • 13.2 Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test
    • 13.3 Contingency Tables; Association
    • 13.4 Chi-Square Independence Test
    • 13.5 Chi-Square Homogeneity Test
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography

PART V: REGRESSION, CORRELATION, AND ANOVA

  • 14. Descriptive Methods in Regression and Correlation
    • Case Study: Healthcare: Spending and Outcomes
    • 14.1 Linear Equations with One Independent Variable
    • 14.2 The Regression Equation
    • 14.3 The Coefficient of Determination
    • 14.4 Linear Correlation
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 15. Inferential Methods in Regression and Correlation
    • Case Study: Shoe Size and Height
    • 15.1 The Regression Model; Analysis of Residuals
    • 15.2 Inferences for the Slope of the Population Regression Line
    • 15.3 Estimation and Prediction
    • 15.4 Inferences in Correlation
    • 15.5 Testing for Normality**
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography
  • 16. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
    • Case Study: Self-Perception and Physical Activity
    • 16.1 The F-Distribution
    • 16.2 One-Way ANOVA: The Logic
    • 16.3 One-Way ANOVA: The Procedure
    • 16.4 Multiple Comparisons*
    • 16.5 The Kruskal - Wallis Test*
    • Chapter in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Biography

PART VI: MULTIPLE REGRESSION AND MODEL BUILDING; EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND ANOVA**

  • MODULE A: Multiple Regression Analysis
    • Case Study: Automobile Insurance Rates
    • A.1 The Multiple Linear Regression Model
    • A.2 Estimation of the Regression Parameters
    • A.3 Inferences Concerning the Utility of the Regression Model
    • A.4 Inferences Concerning the Utility of Particular Predictor Variables
    • A.5 Confidence Intervals for Mean Response; Prediction Intervals for Response
    • A.6 Checking Model Assumptions and Residual Analysis
    • Module in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Answers to Selected Exercises
    • Index
  • MODULE B: Model Building in Regression
    • Case Study: Automobile Insurance Rates Revisited
    • B.1 Transformations to Remedy Model Violations
    • B.2 Polynomial Regression Model
    • B.3 Qualitative Predictor
    • B.4 Multicollinearity
    • B.5 Model Selection: Stepwise Regression
    • B.6 Model Selection: All-Subsets Regression
    • B.7 Pitfalls and Warnings
    • Module in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion
    • Answers to Selected Exercises
    • Index
  • MODULE C: Design of Experiments and Analysis of Variance
    • Case Study: Dental Hygiene: Which Toothbrush?
    • C.1 Factorial Designs
    • C.2 Two-Way ANOVA: The Logic
    • C.3 Two-Way ANOVA: The Procedure
    • C.4 Two-Way ANOVA: Multiple Comparisons
    • C.5 Randomized Block Designs
    • C.6 Randomized Block ANOVA: The Logic
    • C.7 Randomized Block ANOVA: The Procedure
    • C.8 Randomized Block ANOVA: Multiple Comparisons
    • C.9 Friedman's Nonparametric Test for the Randomized Block Design
    • Module in Review
    • Review Problems
    • Focusing on Data Analysis
    • Case Study Discussion

Answers to Selected Exercises

Index

Appendices

  • A: Statistical Tables
  • B: Answers to Selected Exercises

Index

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