Statistics Informed Decisions Using Data

ISBN-10: 0131871498

ISBN-13: 9780131871496

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Michael Sullivan

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Book details

List price: $145.33
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 928
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

Getting the Information You Need
Data Collection
Introduction to the Practice of Statistics
Define statistics
Understand the process of statistics
Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative variables
Distinguish between discrete and continuous variables
Observational Studies, Experiments, and Simple Random Sampling
Distinguish between an observational study and an experiment
Obtain a simple random sample
Other Effective Sampling Methods
Obtain a stratified sample
Obtain a systematic sample
Obtain a cluster sample
Sources of Error in Sampling
Understand how error can be introduced during sampling
The Design of Experiments
Define designed experiment
Understand the steps in designing an experiment
Understand the completely randomized design
Understand the randomized block design
Understand the matched-pairs design Chapter Review Case Study
Descriptive Statistics
Organizing and Summarizing Data from One Variable
Organizing Qualitative Data
Organize qualitative data in tables
Construct bar graphs
Construct pie charts
Organizing Quantitative Data - The Popular Displays
Organize discrete data in tables
Construct histograms of discrete data
Organize continuous data in tables
Construct histograms of continuous data
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