1 The Subject and Scope of Statistics

2 Statistics in Aid of Scientific Inquiry

3 Two Basic Concepts—Population and Sample

4 The Purposeful Collection of Data

Case Study: Statistics in Context

**2 ORGANIZATION AND DESCRIPTION OF DATA**

2 Describing Data by Tables and Graphs

5 Checking the Stability of the Observations Over Time

Case Study: Statistics in Context

**3 DESCRIPTIVE STUDY OF BIVARIATE DATA**

1 Summarization of Bivariate Categorical Data

2 A Designed Experiment for Making a Comparison

3 Scatter Diagram of Bivariate Measurement Data

4 The Correlation Coefficient—A Measure of Linear Relation

5 Prediction of One Variable from Another (Linear Regression)

2 Methods of Assigning Probability

3 Event Operations and Two Laws of Probability

4 Conditional Probability and Independence

6 Random Sampling from a Finite Population

Case Study: Statistics in Context

2 Probability Distribution of a Discrete Random Variable

3 Mean (Expected Value) and Standard Deviation of a Probability Distribution

4 Successes and Failures—Bernoulli Trials

6 The Poisson Distribution and Rare Events

1 Probability Model for a Continuous Random Variable

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