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Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, 7th edition

  • Ron Larson
  • Betsy Farber

Published by Pearson (January 19th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

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For courses in Introductory Statistics (algebra-based).

This package includes MyLab Statistics.

 

Simplifies statistics through practice and real-world applications

Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World makes statistics approachable with stepped-out instruction, extensive real-life examples and exercises, and a design that fits content for each page to make the material more digestible. The text’s combination of theory, pedagogy, and design helps students understand concepts and use statistics to describe and think about the world. 


The 7th Edition incorporates a thorough update of key features, examples, and exercises, as well as robust technology resources that include StatCrunch®, a new Tech Tips feature, and an Integrated Review version of the MyLab Statistics course.


Reach every student by pairing this text with MyLab Statistics

MyLab™ Statistics is the teaching and learning platform that empowers instructors to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab Statistics personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. With MyLab Statistics and StatCrunch, an integrated web-based statistical software program, students learn the skills they need to interact with data in the real world. 


0134684907 / 9780134684901  Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World Plus MyLab Statistics - Access Card Package, 7/e

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Table of contents

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 


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 


III. STATISTICAL INFERENCE


6. Confidence Intervals 

6.1 Confidence Intervals for the Mean (S Known) 

6.2 Confidence Intervals for the Mean (S 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 (S Known) 

7.3 Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (S 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, S1 and S2 Known)
8.2 Testing the Difference Between Means (Independent Samples, S1 and S2 Unknown)
8.3 Testing the Difference Between Means (Dependent Samples)
8.4 Testing the Difference Between Proportions

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. Chi-Square Tests and the F -Distribution 

10.1 Goodness-of-Fit Test 

10.2 Independence 

10.3 Comparing Two Variances 

10.4 Analysis of Variance 


11. Nonparametric Tests (Web Only)*

11.1 The Sign Test

11.2 The Wilcoxon Tests

11.3 The Kruskal-Wallis Test

11.4 Rank Correlation

11.5 The Runs Test


* Available at www.pearson.com/math-stats-resources and in MyLab Statistics.


APPENDICES

Appendix A: Alternative Presentation of the Standard Normal Distribution 

Appendix B: Tables 

Appendix C: Normal Probability Plots 

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