Introduction to the Practice of Statistics

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Edition: 10th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2021-01-29
Publisher(s): W. H. Freeman
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Now available with Macmillan’s new online learning tool Achieve, Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, 10th edition, prepares students for the application of statistics in the real world by using current examples and encouraging exploration into data analysis and interpretation. The text enforces statistical thinking by providing learning objectives and linked exercises to help students master core statistics concepts and think beyond the calculations.

Achieve for Introduction to the Practice of Statistics integrates outcome-based learning objectives and a wealth of examples with assessment in an easy-to-use interface. Students are provided with rich digital resources that solidify conceptual understanding, as well as homework problems with hints, answer-specific feedback, and a fully worked solution.

Table of Contents

Part I Looking at Data
CHAPTER 1 Looking at Data—Distributions 1
CHAPTER 2 Looking at Data—Relationships
CHAPTER 3 Producing Data
Part II Probability and Inference
CHAPTER 4 Probability: The Study of Randomness
CHAPTER 5 Sampling Distributions
CHAPTER 6 Introduction to Inference
CHAPTER 7 Inference for Means
CHAPTER 8 Inference for Proportions
Part III Topics in Inference
CHAPTER 9 Inference for Categorical Data
CHAPTER 10 Inference for Regression
CHAPTER 11 Multiple Regression
CHAPTER 12 One-Way Analysis of Variance
CHAPTER 13 Two-Way Analysis of Variance
Companion Chapters
CHAPTER 14 Logistic Regression
CHAPTER 15 Nonparametric Tests
CHAPTER 16 Bootstrap Methods and Permutation Tests
CHAPTER 17 Statistics for Quality: Control and Capability

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