**Understandable Statistics 13th Edition by Charles Henry Brase, ISBN-13: 978-0357719176**

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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.

**Table of Contents:**

Contents

Preface

About the Authors

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

Linking Concepts: Writing 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

Linking Concepts: Writing 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

Linking Concepts: Writing 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

Linking Concepts: Writing 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

Linking Concepts: Writing Projects

Using Technology

Chapter 6: Normal Curves and Sampling Distributions

Focus Problem: Impulse Buying

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

Linking Concepts: Writing 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

Linking Concepts: Writing 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

Linking Concepts: Writing 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

Linking Concepts: Writing 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

Linking Concepts: Writing 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

Linking Concepts: Writing Projects

Cumulative Review Problems

Appendix I: Additional Topics

Appendix II: Tables

Answers and Key Steps to Odd-Numbered Problems

Index

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