Modern Elementary Statistics

Modern Elementary Statistics : International Edition

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For Introduction to Statistics courses at 2 and 4-year colleges.Updated to reflect the latest technological advances in statistical tools, this solid text presents ideas and concepts more clearly for students who have little or no background in statistics. The Eleventh Edition retains all the elements and style that educators nationwide have come to expect-clear prose, excellent problems and precise presentation of mathematics involved-while eliminating some of the computational drudgery. The seamless integration of technology gives professors multiple teaching options.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 560 pages
  • 189 x 231 x 21mm | 848g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 11th edition
  • 0131228137
  • 9780131228139

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. Summarizing Data: Listing and Grouping. 3. Summarizing Data: Measures of Location. 4. Summarizing Data: Measures of Variation. Review Exercises for Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4. 5. Possibilities and Probabilities. 6. Some Rules of Probability. 7. Expectations and Decisions. Review Exercises for Chapters 5, 6, and 7. 8. Probability Distributions. 9. The Normal Distribution. 10. Sampling and Sampling Distributions. Review Exercises for Chapters 8, 9, and 10. 11. Problems of Estimation. 12. Tests of Hypotheses: Means. 13. Tests of Hypotheses: Standard Deviations. 14. Tests of Hypotheses Based on Count Data. 15. Analysis of Variance. 16. Regression. 17. Correlation. 18. Nonparametric Tests. Review Exercises for Chapters 15, 16, 17, and 18. Statistical Tables. Answers to Odd-numbered Exercises. Index.show more

About John E. Freund

John E. Freund. Professor of Mathematics Emeritus Arizona State University Educated at the University of London, U.C.L.A., Columbia University, and the University of Pittsburgh, Doctor Freund's interest in Mathematics, Logic, and the Philosophy of Science led him to a career in statistics. Keynoted by his approach to statistics as a way of thinking, and as such a refinement of everyday thinking, his textbooks in statistics at various levels and for various fields of application have been bestsellers for fifty years.show more