Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World MyStatLab, Global Edition

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This package contains Larson, Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World 6e and access to MyStatLab. Important information for students:You need both an access code and a course ID to access MyStatLab. 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. This package includes MyStatLab (TM). 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: 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. 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. This package includes MyStatLab, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. MyStatLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Please be sure you have the correct ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.Find out more at www.MyStatLab.com.show more

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  • Mixed media product
  • 216 x 275 x 23mm | 1,344g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 6th edition
  • 1292069015
  • 9781292069012

Table of contents

PART ONE. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS1. 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 Statistics2. 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 StatisticsCumulative Review: Chapters 1 and 2PART TWO. PROBABILITY & PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS3. 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 Dice4. 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 Models5. 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 StatesCumulative Review: Chapters 3 to 5PART THREE. STATISTICAL INFERENCE6. 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 Intervals7. 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 Tests8. 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 TestsCumulative Review: Chapters 6 to 8PART FOUR. MORE STATISTICAL INFERENCE9. 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 Cereals10. 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 SalariesCumulative Review: Chapters 9 and 1011. Nonparametric Tests(Online Only: Download from MyStatLab or www.pearsonhighered.com/mathstatsresources)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