Statistics: Pearson New International Edition

Informed Decisions Using Data
4e édition

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Éditeur
Pearson Education
Édition
4
Auteur
Michael Sullivan,
Langue
anglais
BISAC Subject Heading
MAT029000 MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics
BIC subject category (UK)
PBT Probability & statistics
Code publique Onix
05 College/higher education
Date de première publication du titre
01 novembre 2013
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Classification thématique Thema: Probabilité et statistiques

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01 novembre 2013
ISBN-13
9781292037059
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Nombre de pages de contenu principal : 912
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Part I:  Getting the Information You Need

Chapter 1  Data Collection

1.1   Introduction to the Practice of Statistics

1.2   Observational Studies and Experiments

1.3   Simple Random Sampling

1.4   Other Effective Sampling Methods

1.5   Bias in Sampling

1.6   The Design of Experiments

Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: What College Should I Attend?

Case Study:  Chrysalises for Cash

 

Part II:  Descriptive Statistics

Chapter 2  Creating Tables and Drawing Pictures of Data

   2.1 Organizing Qualitative Data

   2.2 Organizing Quantitative Data: The Population Displays

   2.3 Additional Displays of Quantitative Data

   2.4 Graphical Misrepresentations of Data

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: Tables or Graphs?

Case Study:  The Day the Sky Roared

 

Chapter 3  Numerically Summarizing Data 

   3.1 Measures of Central Tendency

   3.2 Measures of Dispersion

   3.3 Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion from Grouped Data

   3.4 Measures of Position and Outliers

   3.5 The Five-Number Summary and Boxplots

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: What Car Should I Buy?

Case Study: Who Was “A Mourner”?

 

Chapter 4  Describing the Relation Between Two Variables

   4.1 Scatter Diagrams and Correlation

   4.2 Least-Squares Regression

   4.3 Diagnostics on the Least-Squares Regression Line

   4.4 Contingency Tables and Association

   4.5 Nonlinear Regression: Transformations (on CD)

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: Relationships of Variables on a World Scale

Case Study: Thomas Malthus, Population, and Subsistence

 

Part III: Probability and Probability Distributions

Chapter 5  Probability

   5.1 Probability Rules

   5.2 The Addition Rule and Complements

   5.3 Independence and the Multiplication Rule

   5.4 Conditional Probability and the General Multiplication Rule

   5.5 Counting Techniques

   5.6 Putting It Together: Probability

   5.7 Bayes’s Rule (on CD)

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: The Effects of Drinking and Driving

Case Study:  The Case of the Body in the Bag

 

Chapter 6  Discrete Probability Distributions

   6.1 Discrete Random Variables

   6.2 The Binomial Probability Distribution

   6.3 The Poisson Probability Distribution

   6.4 The Hypergeometric Probability Distribution (on CD)

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: Should We Convict?

Case Study:  The Voyage of the St. Andrew

 

Chapter 7  The Normal Probability Distribution

   7.1 Properties of the Normal Distribution

   7.2 Applications of the Normal Distribution

   7.3 Assessing Normality

   7.4 The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Probability Distribution

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: Stock Picking

Case Study:  A Tale of Blood, Chemistry, and Health

 

Part IV:  Inferences – From Samples to Population

Chapter 8  Sampling Distributions

   8.1 Distribution of the Sample Mean

   8.2 Distribution of the Sample Proportion

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: How Much Time Do You Spend in a Day?

Case Study:  Sampling Distribution of the Median

 

Chapter 9  Estimating the Value of a Parameter Using Confidence Intervals

9.1 Estimating a Population Proportion

9.2 Estimating a Population Mean

9.3 Confidence Intervals for a Population Standard Deviation

9.4 Putting It Together: Which Procedure Do I Use?

9.5 Estimating with Bootstrapping (NEW)
Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: How Much Should I Spend for this House?

Case Study:  Fire-Safe Cigarettes

 

Chapter 10  Hypothesis Tests Regarding a Parameter

   10.1 The Language of Hypothesis Testing

   10.2 Hypothesis Tests for a Population Proportion

   10.3 Hypothesis Tests for a Population Mean

   10.4 Hypothesis Tests for a Population Standard Deviation

   10.5 Putting It Together: Which Method Do I Use?

   10.6 The Probability of a Type II Error and the Power of the Test

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: Selecting a Mutual Fund

Case Study:  How Old Is Stonehenge?

 

Chapter 11  Inference on Two Samples

   11.1 Inference about Two Proportions

11.2 Inference about Two Means: Dependent Samples

   11.3 Inference about Two Means: Independent Samples

   11.4 Inference about Two Standard Deviations

   11.5 Putting It Together: Which Method Do I Use?

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: Which Car Should I Buy?

Case Study: Control in the Design of Experiment

 

Chapter 12  Inference on Categorical Data

   12.1 Goodness of Fit Test

   12.2 Tests for Independence and the Homogeneity of Proportions

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: Benefits of College

Case Study: Feeling Lucky? Well, Are You?

 

Chapter 13  Comparing Three or More Means

   13.1 Comparing Three or More Means (One-Way Analysis of Variance)

   13.2 Post-Hoc Tests on One-Way Analysis of Variance

   13.3 The Randomized Complete Block Design

   13.4 Two-Way Analysis of Variance

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: Where Should I Invest?  Part II

Case Study: Hat Size and Intelligence

 

Chapter 14  Inference of the Least-Squares Regression Model and Multiple

   Regression

   14.1 Testing the Significance of the Least-Squares Regression Model

   14.2 Confidence and Prediction Intervals

   14.3 Multiple Regression

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: Buying a Home

Case Study: Housing Boom

 

Chapter 15  Nonparametric Statistics

   15.1 An Overview of Nonparametric Statistics

   15.2 Runs Test for Randomness

   15.3 Inferences about Measures of Central Tendency

   15.4 Inferences about the Difference between Two Medians: Dependent Samples

   15.5 Inferences about the Difference between Two Medians: Independent   

  Samples

   15.6 Spearman’s Rank-Correlation Test

   15.7 Kruskal-Wallis Test

   Chapter Review

Chapter Test

Making an Informed Decision: Where Should I Live?

Case Study: Evaluating Alabama’s 1891 House Bill 504

 

Answers

Index

 


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