Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, 8th edition
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Overview
Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, 8th Edition describes the world through statistics using steppedout instruction, extensive reallife examples and exercises, and design that fits content to each page makes the material more digestible. The authors' combination of theory, teaching and learning aids, and design helps you understand concepts and use statistics to describe and think about our world.
Published by Pearson (January 2nd 2022)  Copyright © 2023
ISBN13: 9780137493470
Subject: Introductory Statistics
Category: Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World
Overview
 NOTE: Each chapter begins with “Where You've Been” and “Where You're Going” features. Each chapter concludes with Chapter Summary, Review Exercises, Chapter Quiz, and Chapter Test.
I. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
 1. Introduction to Statistics
 1.1 An Overview of Statistics
 1.2 Data Classification
 1.3 Data Collection and Experimental Design
 2. Descriptive Statistics
 2.1 Frequency Distributions and Their Graphs
 2.2 More Graphs and Displays
 2.3 Measures of Central Tendency
 2.4 Measures of Variation
 2.5 Measures of Position
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 1 & 2
II. PROBABILITY AND PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS
 3. Probability
 3.1 Basic Concepts of Probability and Counting
 3.2 Conditional Probability and the Multiplication Rule
 3.3 The Addition Rule
 3.4 Additional Topics in Probability and Counting
 4. Discrete Probability Distributions
 4.1 Probability Distributions
 4.2 Binomial Distributions
 4.3 More Discrete Probability Distributions
 5. Normal Probability Distributions
 5.1 Introduction to Normal Distributions and the Standard Normal Distribution
 5.2 Normal Distributions: Finding Probabilities
 5.3 Normal Distributions: Finding Values
 5.4 Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
 5.5 Normal Approximations to Binomial Distributions
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 35
III. STATISTICAL INFERENCE
 6. Confidence Intervals
 6.1 Confidence Intervals for the Mean (Known)
 6.2 Confidence Intervals for the Mean (Unknown)
 6.3 Confidence Intervals for Population Proportions
 6.4 Confidence Intervals for Variance and Standard Deviation
 7. Hypothesis Testing with One Sample
 7.1 Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
 7.2 Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (Known)
 7.3 Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (Unknown)
 7.4 Hypothesis Testing for Proportions
 7.5 Hypothesis Testing for Variance and Standard Deviation
 8. Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples
 8.1 Testing the Difference Between Means (Independent Samples, _{1} and _{2} Known)
 8.2 Testing the Difference Between Means (Independent Samples, _{1} and _{2} Unknown)
 8.3 Testing the Difference Between Means (Dependent Samples)
 8.4 Testing the Difference Between Proportions
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 68
IV. MORE STATISTICAL INFERENCE
 9. Correlation and Regression
 9.1 Correlation
 9.2 Linear Regression
 9.3 Measures of Regression and Prediction Intervals
 9.4 Multiple Regression
 10. ChiSquare Tests and the FDistribution
 10.1 GoodnessofFit Test
 10.2 Independence
 10.3 Comparing Two Variances
 10.4 Analysis of Variance
 Cumulative Review: Chapters 9 & 10
 11. Nonparametric Tests (Online Only)*
 11.1 The Sign Test
 11.2 The Wilcoxon Tests
 11.3 The KruskalWallis Test
 11.4 Rank Correlation
 11.5 The Runs Test
 * Available in MyLab Statistics
Appendix A: Alternative Presentation of the Standard Normal Distribution
 Standard Normal Distribution Table
 Alternative Presentation of the Standard Normal Distribution
Appendix B: Tables
 Table 1 Random Numbers
 Table 2 Binomial Distribution
 Table 3 Poisson Distribution
 Table 4 Standard Normal Distribution
 Table 5 tDistribution
 Table 6 ChiSquare Distribution
 Table 7 FDistribution
 Table 8 Critical Values for the Sign Test
 Table 9 Critical Values for the Wilcoxon SignedRank Test
 Table 10 Critical Values for the Spearman Rank Correlation Coefficient
 Table 11 Critical Values for the Pearson Correlation Coefficient
 Table 12 Critical Values for the Number of Runs
Appendix C: Normal Probability Plots
Appendix D: Key Formulas
Answers to the Try It Yourself Exercises
Answers to the OddNumbered Exercises
Index
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