Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, Global Edition
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Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, Global Edition

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For algebra-based introductory statistics courses Statistics opens a window to the modern world, and this market-leading text makes it easy to understand! Larson and Farber's Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, Sixth Edition, provides stepped out instruction, real-life examples and exercises, and the use of technology to offer the most accessible approach. The authors carefully develop theory through strong pedagogy, and examples show how statistics is used to picture and describe the world. In keeping with the premise that students learn best by doing, it includes more than 210 examples and more than 2300 exercises, to make the concepts of statistics a part of students' everyday lives. Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, Sixth Edition, presents a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how:Personalized learning with MyStatLab (TM): the accompanying MyStatLab online course provides users with countless opportunities to practice, plus statistics-specific resources and tools that enhance their experience and comprehension. Stepped out instruction and guided student learning through an abundance of exercises build students' knowledge and skills in statistics.Included are visual descriptions, unique chapter overviews and summaries, clear learning objectives, boxed definitions and formulas, margin features, and more. Real-life and interactive features present statistics at work in the real world and show how statistics is relevant to students' lives. Examples and exercises tie the material to students' lives.Please note that the product you are purchasing does not include MyStatLab. MyStatLab Join over 11 million students benefiting from Pearson MyLabs.This title can be supported by MyStatLab, an online homework and tutorial system designed to test and build your understanding. Would you like to use the power of MyStatLab to accelerate your learning? You need both an access card and a course ID to access MyStatLab. These are the steps you need to take:1. Make sure that your lecturer is already using the system Ask your lecturer before purchasing a MyLab product as you will need a course ID from them before you can gain access to the system.2. Check whether an access card has been included with the book at a reduced cost If it has, it will be on the inside back cover of the book.3. If you have a course ID but no access code, you can benefit from MyStatLab at a reduced price by purchasing a pack containing a copy of the book and an access code for MyStatLab (ISBN:9781292069012)4. If your lecturer is using the MyLab and you would like to purchase the product...Go to www.mystatlab.com to buy access to this interactive study programme. For educator access, contact your Pearson representative. To find out who your Pearson representative is, visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/replocatorshow more

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  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 216 x 274 x 26mm | 1,319.98g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 6th edition
  • 1292058617
  • 9781292058610
  • 2,308,762

Table of contents

PART ONE. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS 1. Introduction to Statistics1.1. An Overview of Statistics1.2. Data Classification Case Study: Rating Television Shows in the United States1.3. Data Collection and Experimental Design Activity: Random Numbers Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together History of Statistics-Timeline Technology: Using Technology in Statistics 2. Descriptive Statistics2.1. Frequency Distributions and Their Graphs2.2. More Graphs and Displays2.3. Measures of Central Tendency Activity: Mean Versus Median2.4. Measures of Variation Activity: Standard Deviation Case Study: Business Size2.5. Measures of Position Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together Technology: Parking Tickets Using Technology to Determine Descriptive Statistics Cumulative Review: Chapters 1 and 2 PART TWO. PROBABILITY & PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS 3. Probability3.1. Basic Concepts of Probability and Counting Activity: Simulating the Stock Market3.2. Conditional Probability and the Multiplication Rule3.3. The Addition Rule Activity: Simulating the Probability of Rolling a 3 or 4 Case Study: United States Congress3.4. Additional Topics in Probability and Counting Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together Technology: Simulation: Composing Mozart Variations with Dice 4. Discrete Probability Distributions4.1. Probability Distributions4.2. Binomial Distributions Activity: Binomial Distribution Case Study: Distribution of Number of Hits in Baseball Games4.3. More Discrete Probability Distributions Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together Technology: Simulation: Using Poisson Distributions as Queuing Models 5. Normal Probability Distributions5.1. Introduction to Normal Distributions and the Standard Normal Distribution5.2. Normal Distributions: Finding Probabilities5.3. Normal Distributions: Finding Values Case Study: Birth Rates in America5.4. Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem Activity: Sampling Distributions5.5. Normal Approximations to Binomial Distributions Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together Technology: Simulation: Age Distribution in the United States Cumulative Review: Chapters 3 to 5 PART THREE. STATISTICAL INFERENCE 6. Confidence Intervals6.1. Confidence Intervals for the Mean (Υ Known)6.2. Confidence Intervals for the Mean (Υ Unknown) Activity: Confidence Intervals for a Mean Case Study: Marathon Training6.3. Confidence Intervals for Population Proportions Activity: Confidence Intervals for a Proportion6.4. Confidence Intervals for Variance and Standard Deviation Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together Technology: Simulation: Most Admired Polls Using Technology to Construct Confidence Intervals 7. Hypothesis Testing with One Sample7.1. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing7.2. Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (Υ Known) 7.3. Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (Υ Unknown) Activity: Hypothesis Test for a Mean Case Study: Human Body Temperature: What's Normal?7.4. Hypothesis Testing for Proportions Activity: Hypothesis Test for a Proportion7.5. Hypothesis Testing for Variance and Standard DeviationA Summary of Hypothesis Testing Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together Technology: The Case of the Vanishing Women Using Technology to Perform Hypothesis Tests 8. Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples8.1. Testing the Difference Between Means (Independent Samples, Υ1 and Υ2 Known)8.2. Testing the Difference Between Means (Independent Samples, Υ1 and Υ2 Unknown)8.3. Testing the Difference Between Means (Dependent Samples)8.4. Testing the Difference Between ProportionsA Summary of Hypothesis Testing Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together Technology: Tails over Heads Using Technology to Perform Two-Sample Hypothesis Tests Cumulative Review: Chapters 6 to 8 PART FOUR. MORE STATISTICAL INFERENCE 9. Correlation and Regression9.1 Correlation Activity: Correlation by Eye9.2. Linear Regression Activity: Regression by Eye Case Study: Correlation by Body Measurements9.3. Measures of Regression and Prediction Intervals9.4. Multiple RegressionA Summary of Hypothesis Testing Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together Technology: Nutrients in Breakfast Cereals 10. Chi-Square Tests and the F-Distribution10.1. Goodness-of-Fit Test10.2. Independence Case Study: Food Safety Survey10.3. Comparing Two Variances10.4. Analysis of Variance Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together Technology: Teacher Salaries Cumulative Review: Chapters 9 and 10 11. Nonparametric Tests (Online and CD Only)11.1. The Sign Test11.2. The Wilcoxon Tests Case Study: College Ranks11.3. The Kruskal-Wallis Test11.4. Rank Correlation11.5. The Runs Test Uses and AbusesChapter SummaryReview ExercisesChapter QuizChapter Test Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together Technology: U.S. Income and Economic Researchshow more

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