Workshop Statistics: Discovery with Data and the Graphing Calculator (The workshop mathematics project 2nd Revised edition)

Workshop Statistics: Discovery with Data and the Graphing Calculator (The workshop mathematics project 2nd Revised edition)

By: Beth L. Chance (author), Allan J. Rossman (author), J. Barr von Oehsen (author)Paperback

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Workshop Statistics emphasizes doing statistics as a way of learning statistics concepts and techniques. Workshop Statistics assumes the use of technology, specifically the TI-83 graphing calculator. The "workshop approach" builds upon analysis of genuine data and provides practical experience. Unique in its format, an extensive series of practical activities and exercises leads students to discover statistical concepts, explore statistical principles, and apply statistical techniques. As before, resources (data sets, answer guide, sample exams, and syllabi) are available via the Key College Publishing website. Visit: www Widely praised as the most innovative introduction for learning statistics in over a decade. Examples and exercises have been modified for use with the graphing calculator. Short computer program code is included in the appendices, for use in programming calculators. Access to either a PC or Macintosh, and the TI-Graph Link software and cables is important. Over 90 activities are included in book.


UNIT I: Exploring Data:Distributions; Data and Variables; Data, Variables, and Technology;Displaying and Describing Distributions; Measures of Center; Measuresof Spread. UNIT II: Exploring Data: Comparisions and Relationships;Comparing Distributions I: Quantitative Variables; Comparing 1= Distributions II: Categorical Variables; Graphical Displays ofAssociation; Correlation Coefficient; Least Squares Regression I;Least Squares Regression II. UNIT III: Collecting Data; Sampling;Designing Studies. UNIT IV: Randomness in Data; Probability; NormalDistributions; Sampling Distributions I: Proportions; Sampling;Distributions II: Means; Central Limit Theorem. UNIT V: Inferencefrom Data: Principles; Confidence Intervals I: Proportions;Confidence Intervals II: Means; Tests of Significance I: Proportions;Tests of Significance II: Means; More Inference Considerations. UNITVI: Inference from Data: Comparisons and Relationships; ComparingTwo Proportions; Comparing Two Means; Inference for Two-Way Tables;Inference for Correlation and Regression. APPENDIX A: Overview ofthe Graphing Calculator. APPENDIX B: Student Glossary. APPENDIX C:

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  • ISBN13: 9781930190047
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 654
  • ID: 9781930190047
  • ISBN10: 1930190042
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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