McClave, James T. Statistics

ISBN 13: 9780130225740

Statistics

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For a general education Introductory Statistics course.This introduction to statistics presents balanced coverage of both the theory and application of statistics and at the same time helps students develop and enhance their critical thinking skills. It shows students how to analyze data that appear in situations in the world around them and features an abundance of examples and exercises--nearly all based on current, real-world applications pulled from journals, magazines, news articles, and commerce.

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This book presents balanced coverage of the theory and application of statistics while enhancing students' critical thinking skills. It teaches students how to analyze data that appear in situations in the world around them--almost all of the examples and exercises are based on current, real-world applications pulled from journals, magazines, news articles, and commerce. This text shows students that knowledge of statistics is important to their own lives.

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This hands-on introduction to statistics presents balanced coverage of both the theory and application of statistics, showing readers how to analyze data that appear in situations in the world around them. It features an abundance of examples and exercises--nearly all based on current, real-world applications pulled from journals, magazines, news articles, and commerce. TI-83 boxes throughout describe the keystrokes and output of TI-83 graphing calculator, where appropriate, and an Exploring Data with a Computer feature provides 5 large "real" datasets (available on disk and referenced in an Appendix) as the basis for statistical explorations using a statistical software package. Computer output from SPSS, Minitab, SAS, and ASP are integrated throughout. Statistics, Data, and Statistical Thinking. Methods for Describing Sets of Data. Probability. Discrete Random Variables. Continuous Random Variables. Sampling Distributions. Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Estimation with Confidence Intervals. Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Tests of Hypotheses. Inferences Based on Two Samples: Confidence Intervals and Tests of Hypotheses. Analysis of Variance: Comparing More Than Two Means. Simple Linear Regression. Multiple Regression and Model Building. Categorical Data Analysis. Nonparametric Statistics. For anyone needing a contemporary, applications-oriented introduction to statistics.

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McClave, James T.
Published by Prentice Hall (1999)
ISBN 10: 0130225746 ISBN 13: 9780130225740
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