Pathway to Introductory Statistics, A, 2nd edition

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A Pathway to Introductory Statistics helps you reason statistically, get familiar with statistical vocabulary and get comfortable working with authentic data sets.

Published by Pearson (August 25th 2020) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780136880967

Subject: Developmental Math

Category: Pathways (Non-STEM & STEM)

Table of contents

  1. Performing Operations and Evaluating Expressions
    • 1.1 Variables, Constants, Plotting Points, and Inequalities
    • 1.2 Expressions
    • 1.3 Operations with Fractions and Proportions; Converting Units
    • 1.4 Absolute Value and Adding Real Numbers
    • 1.5 Change in a Quantity and Subtracting Real Numbers
    • 1.6 Ratios, Percents, and Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers
    • 1.7 Exponents, Square Roots, Order of Operations, and Scientific Notation
    • Hands-On Projects: Stocks Project 
  2. Designing Observational Studies and Experiments
    • 2.1 Simple Random Sampling
    • 2.2 Systematic, Stratified, and Cluster Sampling
    • 2.3 Observational Studies and Experiments
    • Hands-On Projects: Survey about Proportions Project; Online Report Project
  3. Constructing Graphical and Tabular Displays of Data
    • 3.1 Frequency Tables, Relative Frequency Tables, and Bar Graphs
    • 3.2 Pie Charts and Two-Way Tables
    • 3.3 Dotplots, Stemplots, and Time-Series Plots
    • 3.4 Histograms
    • 3.5 Misleading Graphical Displays of Data
    • Hands-On Projects: Critical-Thinking Project
  4. Summarizing Data Numerically
    • 4.1 Measures of Center
    • 4.2 Measures of Spread
    • 4.3 Boxplots
    • Hands-On Projects: Comparison Shopping of Cars Project 
  5. Computing Probabilities
    • 5.1 Meaning of Probability
    • 5.2 Complement and Addition Rules
    • 5.3 Conditional Probability and the Multiplication Rule for Independent Events
    • 5.4 Discrete Random Variables
    • 5.5 Finding Probabilities for a Normal Distribution
    • 5.6 Finding Values of Variables for Normal Distributions
    • Hands-On Projects: Heights of Adults Project
  6. Constructing Scatterplots and Drawing Linear Models
    • 6.1 Scatterplots
    • 6.2 Determining the Four Characteristics of an Association
    • 6.3 Modeling Linear Associations
    • Hands-On Projects: Climate Change Project
    • Linear Sketch Project: Topic of Your Choice
  7. Graphing Equations of Lines and Linear Models; Rate of Change
    • 7.1 Graphing Equations of Lines and Linear Models
    • 7.2 Rate of Change and Slope of a Line
    • 7.3 Using Slope to Graph Equations of Lines and Linear Models
    • 7.4 Functions
    • Hands-On Projects: Climate Change Project; Workout Project
  8. Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities to Make Predictions
    • 8.1 Simplifying Expressions
    • 8.2 Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
    • 8.3 Solving Linear Equations to Make Predictions
    • 8.4 Solving Formulas and Evaluating Summation Notation
    • 8.5 Solving Linear Inequalities to Make Predictions
  9. Finding Equations of Linear Models
    • 9.1 Using Two Points to Find an Equation of a Line
    • 9.2 Using Two Points to Find an Equation of a Linear Model
    • 9.3 Linear Regression Model
    • Hands-On Projects: Climate Change Project; Golf Ball Project;
    • Linear Project: Topic of Your Choice
  10. Using Exponential Models to Make Predictions
    • 10.1 Integer Exponents
    • 10.2 Rational Exponents
    • 10.3 Graphing Exponential Models
    • 10.4 Using Two Points to Find an Equation of an Exponential Model
    • 10.5 Exponential Regression Model
    • Hands-On Projects: Cooling Water Project
    • Exponential Project: Topic of Your Choice
  11. Logarithmic Functions (Online Only)
    • 11.1 Composite Functions
    • 11.2 Inverse Functions
    • 11.3 Logarithmic Functions
    • 11.4 Properties of Logarithms
    • 11.5 Using the Power Property with Exponential Models to Make Predictions
    • 11.6 More Properties of Logarithms
    • 11.7 Natural Logarithms
    • Taking It to the Lab: China and India Populations Lab
    • Folding Paper Lab
    • Exponential/Logarithmic Lab: Topic of Your Choice
  12. Systems of Linear Equations and Systems of Linear Inequalities (Online Only)
    • 12.1 Using Graphs and Tables to Solve Systems
    • 12.2 Using Substitution to Solve Systems
    • 12.3 Using Elimination to Solve Systems
    • 12.4 Using Systems to Model Data
    • 12.5 Perimeter, Value, Interest, and Mixture Problems
    • 12.6 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables: Systems of Linear Inequalities in Two Variables: Systems of Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
    • Taking It to the Lab: Climate Change Lab (continued from Chapter 8)
    • Sports Lab
    • Truck Lab
    • Chapter Summary
    • Key Points of Chapter 12


    A: Using A TI-84 Graphing Calculator 
    B: Using StatCrunch
    C: Standard Normal Distribution Table

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