Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World MyStatLab (Global ed of 6th revised ed)

Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World MyStatLab (Global ed of 6th revised ed)

By: Betsy Farber (author), Ron Larson (author)Mixed Media

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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.

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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 (UPSILON Known) 6.2. Confidence Intervals for the Mean (UPSILON 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 (UPSILON Known) 7.3. Hypothesis Testing for the Mean (UPSILON 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, UPSILON1 and UPSILON2 Known) 8.2. Testing the Difference Between Means (Independent Samples, UPSILON1 and UPSILON2 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 (Online Only: Download from MyStatLab or www.pearsonhighered.com/mathstatsresources) 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 Research

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/09/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781292069012
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • ID: 9781292069012
  • weight: 1344
  • ISBN10: 1292069015
  • edition: Global ed of 6th revised ed

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