Stats: Modeling the World

Stats: Modeling the World, 5th edition

  • David E. Bock, 
  • Paul F. Velleman, 
  • Richard D. De Veaux, 
  • Floyd Bullard

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Overview

Stats helps you strengthen your statistical-thinking skills by showing you how to analyze data and then having you work through real-world problems and exercises. This Think, Show, and Tell problem-solving method helps you learn what we can find in data, why we find it interesting, and how to report it to others.

Published by Pearson (January 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137399451

Subject: Statistics, Introductory

Category: Introductory Statistics

Table of contents

I. EXPLORING AND UNDERSTANDING DATA
1. Stats Starts Here
2. Displaying and Describing Categorical Data
3. Displaying and Summarizing Quantitative Data
4. Understanding and Comparing Distributions
5. The Standard Deviation as a Ruler and the Normal Model
Review of Part I: Exploring and Understanding Data

II. EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN VARIABLES
6. Scatterplots, Association, and Correlation
7. Linear Regression
8. Regression Wisdom
9. Re-expressing Data: Get It Straight!
Review of Part II: Exploring Relationships Between Variables

III. GATHERING DATA
10. Understanding Randomness
11. Sample Surveys
12. Experiments and Observational Studies
Review of Part III: Gathering Data

IV. RANDOMNESS AND PROBABILITY
13. From Randomness to Probability
14. Probability Rules!
15. Random Variables
16. Probability Models
Review of Part IV: Randomness and Probability

V. FROM THE DATA AT HAND TO THE WORLD AT LARGE
17. Sampling Distribution Models
18. Confidence Intervals for Proportions
19. Testing Hypotheses About Proportions
20. More About Tests and Intervals
21. Comparing Two Proportions
Review of Part V: From the Data at Hand to the World at Large

VI. LEARNING ABOUT THE WORLD
22. Inferences About Means
23. Comparing Means
24. Paired Samples and Blocks
Review of Part VI: Learning About the World

VII. INFERENCE WHEN VARIABLES ARE RELATED
25. Comparing Counts
26. Inferences for Regression
Review of Part VII: Inference When Variables Are Related
27. Analysis of Variance* - online
28. Multiple Regression* - online

Appendixes:
A. Selected Formulas
B. Guide to Statistical Software
C. Answers
D. Photo and Text Acknowledgments
E. Index
F. Tables

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