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Understanding Basic Statistics, Brief (with Formula Card)

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ISBN-10: 0547132492

ISBN-13: 9780547132495

Edition: 5th 2010 (Brief Edition)

Authors: Charles Henry Brase, Corrinne Pellillo Brase

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List price: $231.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 11/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Charles Brase has more than 30 years of full-time teaching experience in mathematics and statistics. He taught at the University of Hawaii, Manoa Campus, for several years and at Regis University in Denver, Colorado, for more than 28 years. Charles received the Excellence in Teaching award from the University of Hawaii and the Faculty Member of the Year from Regis University on two occasions. He earned degrees from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and has a Ph.D. in Mathematics, an M.A. in Mathematics, and a B.A. in Physics.

Corrinne has taught at Hawaii Pacific College, Honolulu Community College, and Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado. She was also involved in the mathematics component of an equal opportunity program at the University of Colorado. Corrinne received the Faculty of the Year award from Arapahoe Community College. She earned degrees from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and has an M.A. and B.A. in Mathematics.

Getting Started
What is Statistics?
Random Samples
Introduction to Experimental Design
Organizing Data
Frequency Distributions, Histograms, and Related Topics
Bar Graphs, Circle Graphs, and Time-Series Graphs
Stem-and-Leaf Displays
Averages and Variation
Measures of Central Tendency: Mode, Median, and Mean
Measures of Variation
Percentiles and Box-and-Whisker Plots
Correlation and Regression
Scatter Diagrams and Linear Correlation
Linear Regression and the Coefficient of Determination
Elementary Probability Theory
What is Probability?
Some Probability Rules--Compound Events
Trees and Counting Techniques
The Binomial Probability Distribution and Related Topics
Introduction to Random Variables and Probability Distributions
Binomial Probabilities
Additional Properties of the Binomial Distribution
Normal Curves and Sampling Distributions
Graphs and Normal Probability Distributions
Standard Units and Areas Under the Standard Normal Distribution
Areas Under Any Normal Curve
Sampling Distributions
The Central Limit Theorem
Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution
Estimation
Estimating ?
When s Is Known
Estimating ?
When s is Unknown
Estimating p in a Binomial Distribution
Hypothesis Testing
Introduction to Statistical Tests
Testing the Mean ?
Testing a Proportion p
Inferneces About Differences
Tests Involving Paired Differences (Dependent Samples)
Inferences About the Difference of Two Means ?1 - ?2
Inferences About the Difference of Two Proportions p1 - p2
Additional Topics Using Inference
Chi-Square: Tests of Independence and of Homogeneity
Chi-Square: Goodness of Fit
Testing and Estimating a Single Variance or Standard Deviation
Inferences for Correlation and Regression