Book description
Statistics is a class that is required in many college majors, and it's an increasingly popular Advanced Placement high school course. In addition to math and technical students, many business and liberal arts students are required to take it as a fundamental component of their majors. A knowledge of statistical interpretation is vital for many careers. Idiot's Guides: Statistics explains the fundamental tenets in language anyone can understand. Content includes:
 Calculating descriptive statistics
 Measures of central tendency: mean, median, and mode
 Probability
 Variance analysis
 Inferential statistics
 Hypothesis testing
 Organizing data into statistical charts and tables
Table of contents
 Cover
 Title Page
 Copyright Page
 Foreword
 Introduction

Part 1: The Basics
 1 Let’s Get Started
 2 Data, Data Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink
 3 Displaying Descriptive Statistics
 4 Calculating Descriptive Statistics: Measures of Central Tendency (Mean, Median, and Mode)
 5 Calculating Descriptive Statistics: Measures of Dispersion

Part 2: Probability Topics
 6 Introduction to Probability
 7 Probability and Counting Rules
 8 Probability Distributions
 9 The Binomial Probability Distribution
 10 The Poisson Probability Distribution
 11 The Normal Probability Distribution

Part 3: Inferential Statistics
 12 Sampling

13 Sampling Distributions
 What Is a Sampling Distribution?
 Sampling Distribution of the Sample Means
 Mean of the Sampling Distribution of the Sample Means
 Standard Error of the Sampling Distribution of the Sample Means
 The Central Limit Theorem
 Putting the Central Limit Theorem to Work
 Sampling Distribution of the Proportion
 Practice Problems
 14 Confidence Intervals
 15 Hypothesis Testing with One Population

16 Hypothesis Testing with Two Populations
 The Concept of Testing Two Populations
 Sampling Distribution for the Difference in Means

Testing for the Differences Between Two Population Means with Independent Samples
 When the Population Standard Deviations Are Known
 Testing a Difference Other Than Zero
 When the Population Standard Deviations Are Unknown
 Unequal Population Variances When the Population Standard Deviations Are Unknown
 Equal Population Variances When the Population Standard Deviations Are Unknown
 To Pool or Not to Pool?
 Testing for Differences Between Means with Dependent Samples
 Letting Excel Do the Grunt Work
 Testing for Differences Between Proportions with Independent Samples
 Practice Problems
 Appendixes
 About the Author
Product information
 Title: Statistics, 3E
 Author(s):
 Release date: July 2016
 Publisher(s): Alpha
 ISBN: 9781465454089
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