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Introduction to Probability and Statistics

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ISBN-10: 0495389536

ISBN-13: 9780495389538

Edition: 13th 2009

Authors: William Mendenhall, Robert Beaver, Barbara Beaver

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Used by hundreds of thousands of students, market-leading INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS, Thirteenth Edition, blends proven coverage with new innovations to ensure you gain a solid understanding of statistical concepts--and see their relevance to your everyday life. The new thirteenth edition retains the texts straightforward presentation and traditional outline for descriptive and inferential statistics while incorporating modern technology--including computational software and interactive visual tools--to help you master statistical reasoning and skillfully interpret statistical results. Exciting learning tools like MyPersonal Trainer, MyApplet, and MyTip ensure that you thoroughly understand chapter material and give you hands-on experience putting it into action. Drawing from decades of classroom teaching experience, the authors clearly illustrate how to apply statistical procedures as they explain how to describe real sets of data, what statistical tests mean in terms of practical application, how to evaluate the validity of the assumptions behind statistical tests, and what to do when statistical assumptions have been violated. Statistics can be an intimidating course, but with this text you will be well prepared. With its thorough explanations, insightful examples, practical exercises, and innovative technology features, INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS, Thirteenth Edition, equips you with a firm foundation in statistical concepts, as well as the tools to apply them to the world around you.
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Edition: 13th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 2/11/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 784
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Introduction: Train Your Brain for Statistics
Describing Data With Graphs
Describing Data With Numerical Measures
Describing Bivariate Data
Probability and Probability Distributions
Several Useful Discrete Distributions
The Normal Probability Distribution
Sampling Distributions
Large-Sample Estimation
Large-Sample Tests of Hypotheses
Inference From Small Samples
The Analysis of Variance
Linear Regression and Correlation
Multiple Regression Analysis
Analysis of Categorical Data
Nonparametric Statistics
Tables
Answers to Selected Exercises