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Intro stats [electronic resource] / Richard D. De Veaux, Paul F. Velleman, Bock David E.

By: De Veaux, Richard D [Author].
Contributor(s): Velleman, Paul F, 1949- [Author] | Bock, David E [Author] | EBSCOhost (online database).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Harlow : Pearson Education Limited, 2014Edition: 4th ed., Pearson new international ed.Description: 1 online resource (ii, 860 p.) : col. ill., maps, photos., charts.ISBN: 9781292022505; 9781292035703.Subject(s): Mathematical statistics | Statistics | Sampling (Statistics) | Perrotis College -- Master of science degreeGenre/Form: Electronic books DDC classification: EBK 519.5 Online resources: EBSCOhost - Full text online Connect to eBook
Partial contents:
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 - - Exploring and understanding data. - - 6. Scatterplots, association, and correlations. - - 7. Linear regression. - - 8. Regression wisdom. - - 9. Understanding randomness. - - 10. Sample surveys. - - 11. Experiments and observational studies. - - Gathering data. - - 12. From randomness to probability. - - 13. Probability rules! - - 14. Random variables and probability models. - - Randomness and probability. - - 15. Sampling distribution models. - - 16. Confidence intervals for proportions. - - 17. Testing hypotheses about proportions. - - 18. Inferences about means. - - 19. More about tests and intervals. - - 20. Comparing groups. - - 21. Paired samples and blocks. - - 22. Comparing counts. - - 23. Inferences for regressions. - - 24. Analysis of variance. - - 25. Tables and selected formulas.
Summary: Maintaining a conversational, humorous, and informal writing style, this new edition engages students from the first page. The authors focus on statistical thinking throughout the text and rely on technology for calculations. As a result, students can focus on developing their conceptual understanding.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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 - - Exploring and understanding data. - - 6. Scatterplots, association, and correlations. - - 7. Linear regression. - - 8. Regression wisdom. - - 9. Understanding randomness. - - 10. Sample surveys. - - 11. Experiments and observational studies. - - Gathering data. - - 12. From randomness to probability. - - 13. Probability rules! - - 14. Random variables and probability models. - - Randomness and probability. - - 15. Sampling distribution models. - - 16. Confidence intervals for proportions. - - 17. Testing hypotheses about proportions. - - 18. Inferences about means. - - 19. More about tests and intervals. - - 20. Comparing groups. - - 21. Paired samples and blocks. - - 22. Comparing counts. - - 23. Inferences for regressions. - - 24. Analysis of variance. - - 25. Tables and selected formulas.

Maintaining a conversational, humorous, and informal writing style, this new edition engages students from the first page. The authors focus on statistical thinking throughout the text and rely on technology for calculations. As a result, students can focus on developing their conceptual understanding.

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