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• Publisher: ‎ Cengage Learning; 13th edition (March 10, 2022)
• Language: ‎ English
• ISBN-10: ‎ 0357719174
• ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0357719176

Overcome any apprehension you may have as you master statistics with Brase/Brase/Seibert/Dolor’s UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS: CONCEPTS AND METHODS, 13th Edition. This thorough, yet reader-friendly, program provides clear guidance and informal advice while showing you the connections between statistics and today’s world. This intriguing presentation incorporates current, real data drawn from contemporary journals, periodicals and news sources. Updated learning features and exercises help you strengthen critical-thinking skills and your statistical literacy. Optional coverage also shows you how to use graphing calculators, Excel, Minitab and other statistical software. An easy-to-use, integrated Statistical Analysis and Learning Tool (SALT) demonstrates how to manipulate data sets and better understand the meaning behind the data.

Contents
Preface
Table of Prerequisite Material
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Focus Problem: Where Have All the Fireflies Gone?
1.1 What Is Statistics?
1.2 Random Samples
1.3 Introduction to Experimental Design
Summary
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Using Technology
Chapter 2: Organizing Data
Focus Problem: Say It with Pictures
2.1 Frequency Distributions, Histograms, and Related Topics
2.2 Bar Graphs, Circle Graphs, and Time-Series Graphs
2.3 Stem-and-Leaf Displays
Summary
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Using Technology
Chapter 3: Averages and Variation
Focus Problem: Water: Yellowstone River
3.1 Measures of Central Tendency: Mode, Median, and Mean
3.2 Measures of Variation
3.3 Percentiles and Box-and-Whisker Plots
Summary
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Using Technology
Cumulative Review Problems
Chapter 4: Elementary Probability Theory
Focus Problem: How Often Do Lie Detectors Lie?
4.1 What Is Probability?
4.2 Some Probability Rules – Compound Events
4.3 Trees and Counting Techniques
Summary
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Using Technology
Chapter 5: The Binomial Probability Distribution and Related Topics
Focus Problem: Experiencing Other Cultures: How Many International Students?
5.1 Introduction to Random Variables and Probability Distributions
5.2 Binomial Probabilities
5.3 Additional Properties of the Binomial Distribution
Summary
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Using Technology
Chapter 6: Normal Curves and Sampling Distributions
6.1 Graphs of Normal Probability Distributions
6.2 Standard Units and Areas under the Standard Normal Distribution
6.3 Areas under Any Normal Curve
6.4 Sampling Distributions
6.5 The Central Limit Theorem
6.6 Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution and to the p Distribution
Summary
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Using Technology
Cumulative Review Problems
Chapter 7: Estimation
Focus Problem: The Trouble with Wood Ducks
7.1 Estimating u When o Is Known
7.2 Estimating u When o Is Unknown
7.3 Estimating p in the Binomial Distribution
7.4 Estimating u1 – u2 and p1 – p2
Summary
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Using Technology
Chapter 8: Hypothesis Testing
Focus Problem: Benford’s Law: The Importance of Being Number 1
8.1 Introduction to Statistical Tests
8.2 Testing the Mean u
8.3 Testing a Proportion p
8.4 Tests Involving Paired Differences (Dependent Samples)
8.5 Testing u1 – u2 and p1 – p2 (Independent Samples)
Summary
Finding the p-Value Corresponding to a Sample Test Statistic
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Using Technology
Chapter 9: Correlation and Regression
Focus Problem: Changing Populations and Crime Rate
9.1 Scatter Diagrams and Linear Correlation
9.2 Linear Regression and the Coefficient of Determination
9.3 Inferences for Correlation and Regression
9.4 Multiple Regression
Summary
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Using Technology
Cumulative Review Problems
Chapter 10: Chi-Square and F Distributions
Focus Problem: Archaeology in Bandelier National Monument
10.1 Chi-Square: Tests of Independence and of Homogeneity
10.2 Chi-Square: Goodness of Fit
10.3 Testing and Estimating a Single Variance or Standard Deviation
10.4 Testing Two Variances
10.5 One-Way ANOVA: Comparing Several Sample Means
10.6 Introduction to Two-Way ANOVA
Summary
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Using Technology
Chapter 11: Nonparametric Statistics
Focus Problem: How Cold? Compared to What?
11.1 The Sign Test for Matched Pairs
11.2 The Rank-Sum Test
11.3 Spearman Rank Correlation
11.4 Runs Test for Randomness
Summary
Important Words & Symbols
Chapter Review Problems
Data Highlights: Group Projects
Cumulative Review Problems
Appendix II: Tables
Answers and Key Steps to Odd-Numbered Problems
Index

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