Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach: A Step-by-Step Approach, Second Canadian Edition

Hardcover | February 28, 2011

byAllan Bluman, John Mayer

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Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach, Second Canadian Edition, has been updated to help students in the beginning statistics course whose mathematical background is limited to basic algebra. The book follows a non-theoretical approach without formal proofs, explaining concepts intuitively and supporting them with abundant examples. The applications span a broad range of topics certain to appeal to the interests of students of diverse backgrounds and include problems in business, sports, health, architecture, education, entertainment, political science, psychology, history, criminal justice, the environment, transportation, physical sciences, demographics, eating habits, and travel and leisure.

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Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach, Second Canadian Edition, has been updated to help students in the beginning statistics course whose mathematical background is limited to basic algebra. The book follows a non-theoretical approach without formal proofs, explaining concepts intuitively and supporting them with abundant exa...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:800 pages, 10 × 8 × 1.4 inPublished:February 28, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070005508

ISBN - 13:9780070005501

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Nature of Probability and Statistics

Chapter 2 Frequency Distributions and Graphs

Chapter 3 Data Description

Chapter 4 Probability and Counting Rules

Chapter 5 Discrete Probability Distributions

Chapter 6 The Normal Distribution

Chapter 7 Confidence Intervals and Sample Size

Chapter 8 Hypothesis Testing

Chapter 9 Testing the Difference Between Two Means, Two Proportions, and Two Variances

Chapter 10 Correlation and Regression

Chapter 11 Other Chi-Square Tests

Chapter 12 Analysis of Variance

Chapter 13 Nonparametric Statistics

Chapter 14 Sampling and Simulation

Appendix A: Algebra Review

Appendix B-1: Writing the Research Report

Appendix B-2: Bayes' Theorem

Appendix B-3: Alternative Approach to the Standard Normal Distribution

Appendix C: Tables

Appendix D: Databank

Appendix E: Technology Step-by-Step

Appendix F: Glossary

Appendix G: Bibliography

Appendix H: Photo Credits

Appendix I: Credits for Unusual Stats, Interesting Facts, Historical Notes, and Exercises

Appendix J: Selected Answers

Index