The Practice of Statistics

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Edition: 6th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2018-01-12
Publisher(s): MPS HIGH SCHOOL
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Summary

Practice of Statistics helps you succeed in AP® Statistics by mimicking the same style, language, and vocabulary you'll encounter on the AP® Statistics exam while providing extensive support and practice.

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Acknowledgments
To the Student
Overview: What Is Statistics?

1 Data Analysis
Introduction: The Science and Art of Data

1.1 Analyzing Categorical Data
1.2 Displaying Quantitative Data with Graphs
1.3 Describing Quantitative Data with Numbers
Chapter 1 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 1 Review
Chapter 1 Review Exercises
Chapter 1 AP® Statistics Practice Test
Chapter Project

2 Modeling Distributions of Data
Introduction
2.1 Describing Location in a Distribution
2.2 Density Curves and Normal Distributions
Chapter 2 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 2 Review
Chapter 2 Review Exercises
Chapter 2 AP® Statistics Practice Test

3 Describing Relationships
Introduction
3.1 Scatterplots and Correlation
3.2 Least-Squares Regression
Chapter 3 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 3 Review
Chapter 3 Review Exercises
Chapter 3 AP® Statistics Practice Test
Chapter Project

4 Collecting Data
Introduction
4.1 Sampling and Surveys
4.2 Experiments
4.3 Using Studies Wisely
Chapter 4 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 4 Review
Chapter 4 Review Exercises
Chapter 4 AP® Statistics Practice Test
Chapter Project
Cumulative AP® Practice Test 1

5 Probability: What Are the Chances?
Introduction
5.1 Randomness, Probability, and Simulation
5.2 Probability Rules
5.3 Conditional Probability and Independence
Chapter 5 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 5 Review
Chapter 5 Review Exercises
Chapter 5 AP® Statistics Practice Test

6 Random Variables
Introduction
6.1 Discrete and Continuous Random Variables
6.2 Transforming and Combining Random Variables
6.3 Binomial and Geometric Random Variables
Chapter 6 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 6 Review
Chapter 6 Review Exercises
Chapter 6 AP® Statistics Practice Test

7 Sampling Distributions
Introduction
7.1 What Is a Sampling Distribution?
7.2 Sample Proportions
7.3 Sample Means
Chapter 7 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 7 Review
Chapter 7 Review Exercises
Chapter 7 AP® Statistics Practice Test
Cumulative AP® Practice Test 2

8 Estimating with Confidence
Introduction
8.1 Confidence Intervals: The Basics
8.2 Estimating a Population Proportion
8.3 Estimating a Population Mean
Chapter 8 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 8 Review
Chapter 8 Review Exercises
Chapter 8 AP® Statistics Practice Test

9 Testing a Claim
Introduction
9.1 Significance Tests: The Basics
9.2 Tests about a Population Proportion
9.3 Tests about a Population Mean
Chapter 9 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 9 Review
Chapter 9 Review Exercises
Chapter 9 AP® Statistics Practice Test

10 Comparing Two Populations or Groups
Introduction
10.1 Comparing Two Proportions
10.2 Comparing Two Means
10.3 Comparing Two Means: Paired Data
Chapter 10 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 10 Review
Chapter 10 Review Exercises
Chapter 10 AP® Statistics Practice Test
Chapter Project
Cumulative AP® Practice Test 3

11 Inference for Distributions of Categorical Data
Introduction
11.1 Chi-Square Tests for Goodness of Fit
11.2 Inference for Two-Way Tables
Chapter 11 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 11 Review
Chapter 11 Review Exercises
Chapter 11 AP® Statistics Practice Test

12 More about Regression
Introduction
12.1 Inference for Linear Regression
12.2 Transforming to Achieve Linearity
Chapter 12 Wrap-Up
Free Response AP® Problem, Yay!
Chapter 12 Review
Chapter 12 Review Exercises
Chapter 12 AP® Statistics Practice Test
Final Project
Cumulative AP® Practice Test 4

Notes and Data Sources
Solutions
Glossary/Glosario

About the AP® Exam
Formulas for AP® Statistics Exam
Tables

Table A: Standard Normal Probabilities T-1
Table B: t Distribution Critical Values T-3
Table C: Chi-Square Distribution
Critical Values T-4
Table D: Random Digits T-5

Index
Technology Corners Reference
Inference Summary
Additional Online topics
13 Analysis of Variance
14 Multiple Linear Regression
15 Logistic Regression

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