Table of Contents

PART ONE. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS

1. Introduction to Statistics

  • 1.1. An Overview of Statistics
  • 1.2. Data Classification
    • Case Study: Rating Television Shows in the
    • United States
  • 1.3. Data Collection and Experimental Design
    • Activity: Random Numbers
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Test
    • Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
    • History of Statistics-Timeline
    • Technology: Using Technology in Statistics

2. Descriptive Statistics

  • 2.1. Frequency Distributions and Their Graphs
  • 2.2. More Graphs and Displays
  • 2.3. Measures of Central Tendency
    • Activity: Mean Versus Median
  • 2.4. Measures of Variation
    • Activity: Standard Deviation
    • Case Study: Business Size
  • 2.5. Measures of Position
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter 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. Probability

  • 3.1. Basic Concepts of Probability and Counting
    • Activity: Simulating the Stock Market
  • 3.2. Conditional Probability and the Multiplication Rule
  • 3.3. The Addition Rule
    • Activity: Simulating the Probability of Rolling a 3 or 4
    • Case Study: United States Congress
  • 3.4. Additional Topics in Probability and Counting
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Test
    • Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
    • Technology: Simulation: Composing Mozart
    • Variations with Dice

4. Discrete Probability Distributions

  • 4.1. Probability Distributions
  • 4.2. Binomial Distributions
    • Activity: Binomial Distribution
    • Case Study: Distribution of Number of Hits in
    • Baseball Games
  • 4.3. More Discrete Probability Distributions
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Test
    • Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
    • Technology: Simulation: Using Poisson
    • Distributions as Queuing Models

5. Normal Probability Distributions

  • 5.1. Introduction to Normal Distributions and the Standard Normal Distribution
  • 5.2. Normal Distributions: Finding Probabilities
  • 5.3. Normal Distributions: Finding Values
    • Case Study: Birth Rates in America
  • 5.4. Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
    • Activity: Sampling Distributions
  • 5.5. Normal Approximations to Binomial Distributions
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter 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 Intervals

  • 6.1. Confidence Intervals for the Mean (¡ Known)
  • 6.2. Confidence Intervals for the Mean (¡ Unknown)
    • Activity: Confidence Intervals for a Mean
    • Case Study: Marathon Training
  • 6.3. Confidence Intervals for Population Proportions
    • Activity: Confidence Intervals for a Proportion
  • 6.4. Confidence Intervals for Variance and Standard Deviation
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter 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 Sample

  • 7.1. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
  • 7.2. Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (¡ Known)
  • 7.3. Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (¡ 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 Proportion
  • 7.5. Hypothesis Testing for Variance and Standard Deviation
  • A Summary of Hypothesis Testing
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter 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 Samples

  • 8.1. Testing the Difference Between Means (Independent Samples, ¡1 and ¡2 Known)
  • 8.2. Testing the Difference Between Means (Independent Samples, ¡1 and ¡2 Unknown)
  • 8.3. Testing the Difference Between Means (Dependent Samples)
  • 8.4. Testing the Difference Between Proportions
  • A Summary of Hypothesis Testing
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter 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 Regression

  • 9.1 Correlation
    • Activity: Correlation by Eye
  • 9.2. Linear Regression
    • Activity: Regression by Eye
    • Case Study: Correlation by Body Measurements
  • 9.3. Measures of Regression and Prediction Intervals
  • 9.4. Multiple Regression
  • A Summary of Hypothesis Testing
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Test
    • Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
    • Technology: Nutrients in Breakfast Cereals

10. Chi-Square Tests and the F-Distribution

  • 10.1. Goodness-of-Fit Test
  • 10.2. Independence
    • Case Study: Food Safety Survey
  • 10.3. Comparing Two Variances
  • 10.4. Analysis of Variance
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Test
    • Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
    • Technology: Teacher Salaries
  • Cumulative Review: Chapters 9 and 10

11. Nonparametric Tests

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  • 11.1. The Sign Test
  • 11.2. The Wilcoxon Tests
    • Case Study: College Ranks
  • 11.3. The Kruskal-Wallis Test
  • 11.4. Rank Correlation
  • 11.5. The Runs Test
    • Uses and Abuses
  • Chapter Summary
  • Review Exercises
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Test
    • Real Statistics-Real Decisions-Putting It All Together
    • Technology: U.S. Income and Economic