Introductory Statistics, Global Edition

Author: Neil A. Weiss

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292099739

Category: Mathematics

Page: 856

View: 6026

Statistically Significant Weiss’s Introductory Statistics, Tenth Edition, is the ideal textbook for introductory statistics classes that emphasize statistical reasoning and critical thinking. Comprehensive in its coverage, Weiss’s meticulous style offers careful, detailed explanations to ease the learning process. With more than 1,000 data sets and over 3,000 exercises, this text takes a data-driven approach that encourages students to apply their knowledge and develop statistical understanding. This text contains parallel presentation of critical-value and p-value approaches to hypothesis testing. This unique design allows the flexibility to concentrate on one approach or the opportunity for greater depth in comparing the two. MyStatLab not included. Students, if MyStatLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyStatLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MyStatLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

Introductory Statistics

Author: Prem S. Mann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781119248941

Category:

Page: 624

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Mann′s INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS Introductory Statistics is written for a one- or two-semester first course in applied statistics. This book is intended for students who do not have a strong background in mathematics. The only prerequisite for this text is knowledge of elementary algebra. The goal of Introductory Statistics has been to make the subject of statistics interesting and accessible to a wide and varied audience. Three major elements of this text support this goal: 1. Realistic content of its examples and exercises, drawing from a comprehensive range of applications from all facets of life 2. Clarity and brevity of presentation 3. Soundness of pedagogical approach This book is authorized for sale in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East only and may not be exported. The content is materially different than products for other markets including the authorized U.S. counterpart of this title. Exportation of this book to another region without the Publisher′s authorization may be illegal and a violation of the Publisher′s rights. The Publisher may take legal action to enforce its rights.

Introductory Statistics

Author: Prem S. Mann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470444665

Category: Mathematics

Page: 744

View: 4418

When it comes to learning statistics, Mann delivers the information that business professionals need. The new edition incorporates the most up-to-date methods and applications to present the latest information in the field. It focuses on explaining how to apply the concepts through case studies and numerous examples. Data integrated throughout the chapters come from a wide range of disciplines and media sources. Over 200 examples are included along with marginal notes and step-by-step solutions. The Decide for Yourself feature also helps business professionals explore real-world problems and solutions.

Introductory Statistics

Author: Sheldon M. Ross

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 012804361X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 828

View: 3172

Introductory Statistics, Fourth Edition, reviews statistical concepts and techniques in a manner that will teach students not only how and when to utilize the statistical procedures developed, but also how to understand why these procedures should be used. The text's main merits are the clarity of presentation, contemporary examples and applications from diverse areas, an explanation of intuition, and the ideas behind the statistical methods. Concepts are motivated, illustrated, and explained in a way that attempts to increase one's intuition. To quote from the preface, it is only when a student develops a feel or intuition for statistics that she or he is really on the path toward making sense of data. Ross achieves this goal through a coherent mix of mathematical analysis, intuitive discussions, and examples. Applications and examples refer to real-world issues, such as gun control, stock price models, health issues, driving age limits, school admission ages, use of helmets, sports, scientific fraud, and many others. Examples relating to data mining techniques using the number of Google queries or Twitter tweets are also considered. For this fourth edition, new topical coverage includes sections on Pareto distribution and the 80-20 rule, Benford's law, added material on odds and joint distributions and correlation, logistic regression, A-B testing, and more modern (big data) examples and exercises. Includes new section on Pareto distribution and the 80-20 rule, Benford’s law, odds, joint distribution and correlation, logistic regression, A-B testing, and examples from the world of analytics and big data Comprehensive edition that includes the most commonly used statistical software packages (SAS, SPSS, Minitab), ISM, SSM, and an online graphing calculator manual Presents a unique, historical perspective, profiling prominent statisticians and historical events to motivate learning by including interest and context Provides exercises and examples that help guide the student towards indpendent learning using real issues and real data, e.g. stock price models, health issues, gender issues, sports, and scientific fraud

Student Solutions Manual for Introductory Statistics

Author: Neil Weiss

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780321989284

Category: Mathematics

Page: 592

View: 2047

This manual contains completely worked-out solutions for all the odd-numbered exercises in the text.

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Author: William Mendenhall,Robert J. Beaver,Barbara M. Beaver

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133711677

Category: Mathematics

Page: 744

View: 8790

Used by hundreds of thousands of students since its first edition, INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS, Fourteenth Edition, continues to blend the best of its proven, error-free coverage with new innovations. Written for the higher end of the traditional introductory statistics market, the book takes advantage of modern technology--including computational software and interactive visual tools--to facilitate statistical reasoning as well as the interpretation of statistical results. In addition to showing how to apply statistical procedures, the authors explain how to describe real sets of data meaningfully, what the statistical tests mean in terms of their practical applications, how to evaluate the validity of the assumptions behind statistical tests, and what to do when statistical assumptions have been violated. The new edition retains the statistical integrity, examples, exercises, and exposition that have made this text a market leader--and builds upon this tradition of excellence with new technology integration. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introductory Statistics with R

Author: Peter Dalgaard

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387790543

Category: Mathematics

Page: 364

View: 740

This book provides an elementary-level introduction to R, targeting both non-statistician scientists in various fields and students of statistics. The main mode of presentation is via code examples with liberal commenting of the code and the output, from the computational as well as the statistical viewpoint. Brief sections introduce the statistical methods before they are used. A supplementary R package can be downloaded and contains the data sets. All examples are directly runnable and all graphics in the text are generated from the examples. The statistical methodology covered includes statistical standard distributions, one- and two-sample tests with continuous data, regression analysis, one-and two-way analysis of variance, regression analysis, analysis of tabular data, and sample size calculations. In addition, the last four chapters contain introductions to multiple linear regression analysis, linear models in general, logistic regression, and survival analysis.

Introductory Statistics

Author: Barbara Illowsky,Susan Dean

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789888407309

Category: Education

Page: 906

View: 9166

Introductory Statistics is designed for the one-semester, introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. This text assumes students have been exposed to intermediate algebra, and it focuses on the applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. The foundation of this textbook is Collaborative Statistics, by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. Additional topics, examples, and ample opportunities for practice have been added to each chapter. The development choices for this textbook were made with the guidance of many faculty members who are deeply involved in teaching this course. These choices led to innovations in art, terminology, and practical applications, all with a goal of increasing relevance and accessibility for students. We strove to make the discipline meaningful, so that students can draw from it a working knowledge that will enrich their future studies and help them make sense of the world around them. Coverage and Scope Chapter 1 Sampling and Data Chapter 2 Descriptive Statistics Chapter 3 Probability Topics Chapter 4 Discrete Random Variables Chapter 5 Continuous Random Variables Chapter 6 The Normal Distribution Chapter 7 The Central Limit Theorem Chapter 8 Confidence Intervals Chapter 9 Hypothesis Testing with One Sample Chapter 10 Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples Chapter 11 The Chi-Square Distribution Chapter 12 Linear Regression and Correlation Chapter 13 F Distribution and One-Way ANOVA

Introductory Statistics for Engineering Experimentation

Author: Peter R. Nelson,Marie Coffin,Karen A. F. Copeland

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0125154232

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 514

View: 9231

A concise treatment for undergraduate and graduate students who need a guide to statistics that focuses specifically on engineering.

Introductory Statistics for Psychology

The Logic and the Methods

Author: Gustav Levine

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 148325786X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 512

View: 9043

Introductory Statistics for Psychology: The Logic and the Methods presents the concepts of experimental design that are carefully interwoven with the statistical material. This book emphasizes the verbalization of conclusions to experiments, which is another means of communicating the reasons for statistical analyses. Organized into 17 chapters, this book begins with an overview of alternative ways of stating the conclusions from a significant interaction. This text then presents the analysis of variance and introduces the summation sign and its use. Other chapters consider frequency distribution as any presentation of data that offers the frequency with which each score occurs. This book discusses as well the differences in and among people, which are a constant source of variability in test scores, and in most other measurements of people. The final chapter deals with the working knowledge of arithmetic and elementary algebra. This book is a valuable resource for students and psychologists.

Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Author: Joan Welkowitz,Robert B. Ewen,Jacob Cohen

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 1483258157

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

View: 4347

Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences provides an introduction to statistical concepts and principles. This book emphasizes the robustness of parametric procedures wherein such significant tests as t and F yield accurate results even if such assumptions as equal population variances and normal population distributions are not well met. Organized into three parts encompassing 16 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the rationale upon which much of behavioral science research is based, namely, drawing inferences about a population based on data obtained from a sample. This text then examines the primary goal of descriptive statistics to bring order out of chaos. Other chapters consider the concept of variability and its applications. This book discusses as well the essential characteristics of a group of scores. The final chapter deals with the chi-square analysis. This book is a valuable resource for students of statistics as well as for undergraduates majoring in psychology, sociology, and education.

Introductory Statistics for Health and Nursing Using SPSS

Author: Louise Marston

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1847874835

Category: Medical

Page: 251

View: 4432

With the inclusion of real-world data and a host of health-related examples, this is an impressive introductory statistics text ideal for all health science and nursing students. Health and nursing students can be anxious and lacking in confidence when it comes to handling statistics. This book has been developed with this readership in mind. This accessible text avoids using long and off-putting statistical formulae in favor of non-daunting practical and SPSS-based examples. What’s more, its content will fit ideally with the common course content of stats courses in the field.

Introductory Statistics

Exploring the World Through Data

Author: Robert Gould,Colleen N. Ryan,Michelle Boué

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780321823656

Category:

Page: 720

View: 5097

Marketing Tagline Story Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyStatLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyStatLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyStatLab, search for: 0134213173 / 9780134213170 Introductory Statistics: Exploring the World Through Data, Canadian Edition Plus MyStatLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 1/e Package Includes: 0134000099 / 9780134000091 Introductory Statistics: Exploring the World Through Data, Canadian Edition 0134168674 / 9780134168678 MyStatLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card -- for Introductory Statistics: Exploring the World Through Data, Canadian Edition

Business Statistics, Global Edition

Author: David F. Groebner,Patrick W. Shannon,Phillip C. Fry

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292220430

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 864

View: 8855

For 2-semester courses in Introductory Business Statistics. Gain an edge in today’s workplace by applying statistical analysis skills to real-world decision-making. Business Statistics: A Decision Making Approach provides students with an introduction to business statistics and to the analysis skills and techniques needed to make successful real-world business decisions. Written for students of all mathematical skill levels, the authors present concepts in a systematic and ordered way, drawing from their own experience as educators and consultants. Rooted in the theme that data are the starting point, Business Statistics champions the need to use and understand different types of data and data sources to be effective decision makers. This new edition integrates Microsoft Excel throughout as a way to work with statistical concepts and give students a resource that can be used in both their academic and professional careers. Pearson MyLabTM Statistics not included. Students, if MyLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson rep for more information. MyLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

Elementary Statistics

Picturing the World, Global Edition

Author: Ron Larson,Betsy Farber,Elizabeth Farber

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292058610

Category: Statistics

Page: 704

View: 8654

For algebra-based introductory statistics courses Statistics opens a window to the modern world, and this market-leading text makes it easy to understand Larson and Farber's Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, Sixth Edition, provides stepped out instruction, real-life examples and exercises, and the use of technology to offer the most accessible approach. The authors carefully develop theory through strong pedagogy, and examples show how statistics is used to picture and describe the world. In keeping with the premise that students learn best by doing, it includes more than 210 examples and more than 2300 exercises, to make the concepts of statistics a part of students' everyday lives. Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, Sixth Edition, presents a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: *Personalized learning with MyStatLab(TM): the accompanying MyStatLab online course provides users with countless opportunities to practice, plus statistics-specific resources and tools that enhance their experience and comprehension.*Stepped out instruction and guided student learning through an abundance of exercises build students' knowledge and skills in statistics.Included are visual descriptions, unique chapter overviews and summaries, clear learning objectives, boxed definitions and formulas, margin features, and more. *Real-life and interactive features present statistics at work in the real world and show how statistics is relevant to students' lives. *Examples and exercises tie the material to students' lives.

Introductory Statistics Using SPSS

Author: Herschel Knapp

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506358691

Category: Social Science

Page: 312

View: 1054

The updated Second Edition of Herschel Knapp’s friendly and practical introduction to statistics shows students how to properly select, process, and interpret statistics without heavy emphasis on theory, formula derivations, or abstract mathematical concepts. Each chapter is structured to answer questions that students most want answered: What statistical test should I use for this situation? How do I set up the data? How do I run the test? How do I interpret and document the results? Online tutorial videos, examples, screenshots, and intuitive illustrations help students "get the story" from their data as they learn by doing, completing practice exercises at the end of each chapter using prepared downloadable data sets.

Digital Media Ethics

Author: Charles Ess

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0745672418

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

View: 6847

The original edition of this accessible and interdisciplinary textbook was the first to consider the ethical issues of digital media from a global perspective, introducing ethical theories from multiple cultures. This second edition has been thoroughly updated to cover current research and scholarship, and recent developments and technological changes. It also benefits from extensively updated case-studies and pedagogical material, including examples of “watershed” events such as privacy policy developments on Facebook and Google+ in relation to ongoing changes in privacy law in the US, the EU, and Asia. New for the second edition is a section on “citizen journalism” and its implications for traditional journalistic ethics. With a significantly updated section on the “ethical toolkit,” this book also introduces students to prevailing ethical theories and illustrates how they are applied to central issues such as privacy, copyright, pornography and violence, and the ethics of cross-cultural communication online. Digital Media Ethics is student- and classroom-friendly: each topic and theory is interwoven throughout the volume with detailed sets of questions, additional resources, and suggestions for further research and writing. Together, these enable readers to foster careful reflection upon, writing about, and discussion of these issues and their possible resolutions.

Statistics for Business and Economics, Global Edition

Author: James T. McClave,P. George Benson,Terry Sincich

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292227079

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 896

View: 7304

For courses in Introductory Business Statistics. Real Data. Real Decisions. Real Business. Now in its 13th Edition, Statistics for Business and Economics introduces statistics in the context of contemporary business. Emphasizing statistical literacy in thinking, the text applies its concepts with real data and uses technology to develop a deeper conceptual understanding. Examples, activities, and case studies foster active learning in the classroom while emphasizing intuitive concepts of probability and teaching students to make informed business decisions. The 13th Edition continues to highlight the importance of ethical behavior in collecting, interpreting, and reporting on data, while also providing a wealth of new and updated exercises and case studies. Pearson MyLabTM Statistics not included. Students, if MyLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson rep for more information. MyLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment platform designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

A Course in Probability

Author: Neil A. Weiss,Paul T. Holmes,Michael Hardy

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780201774719

Category: Mathematics

Page: 789

View: 4743

This text is intended primarily for readers interested in mathematical probability as applied to mathematics, statistics, operations research, engineering, and computer science. It is also appropriate for mathematically oriented readers in the physical and social sciences. Prerequisite material consists of basic set theory and a firm foundation in elementary calculus, including infinite series, partial differentiation, and multiple integration. Some exposure to rudimentary linear algebra (e.g., matrices and determinants) is also desirable. This text includes pedagogical techniques not often found in books at this level, in order to make the learning process smooth, efficient, and enjoyable. Fundamentals of Probability: Probability Basics. Mathematical Probability. Combinatorial Probability. Conditional Probability and Independence.Discrete Random Variables: Discrete Random Variables and Their Distributions. Jointly Discrete Random Variables. Expected Value of Discrete Random Variables.Continuous Random Variables: Continuous Random Variables and Their Distributions. Jointly Continuous Random Variables. Expected Value of Continuous Random Variables.Limit Theorems and Advanced Topics: Generating Functions and Limit Theorems. Additional Topics. For all readers interested in probability.

Business Statistics, Global Edition

Author: Norean R. Sharpe,Richard D. De Veaux,Paul Velleman

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292058714

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 976

View: 7569

For courses in Business Statistics Business Statistics, Third Edition, by Sharpe, De Veaux, and Velleman, narrows the gap between theory and practice–relevant statistical methods empower business students to make effective, data-informed decisions. With their unique blend of teaching, consulting, and entrepreneurial experiences, this dynamic author team brings a modern edge to teaching statistics to business students. Focusing on statistics in the context of real business issues, with an emphasis on analysis and understanding over computation, the text helps students be analytical, prepares them to make better business decisions, and shows them how to effectively communicate results. This program provides a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here’s how: Grounded in modern business, this text provides a real-world context for statistical concepts, preparing students to be successful in the business world. Practice and support: Study tools throughout the text prepare students to analyze and interpret data. Integrated technology: Optional coverage helps students use real statistics software NEW! Improved organization and a streamlined design make the text more accessible than ever. Please note that the product you are purchasing does not include MyStatLab. MyStatLab Join over 11 million students benefiting from Pearson MyLabs. This title can be supported by MyStatLab, an online homework and tutorial system designed to test and build your understanding. Would you like to use the power of MyStatLab to accelerate your learning? You need both an access card and a course ID to access MyStatLab. These are the steps you need to take: 1. Make sure that your lecturer is already using the system Ask your lecturer before purchasing a MyLab product as you will need a course ID from them before you can gain access to the system. 2. Check whether an access card has been included with the book at a reduced cost If it has, it will be on the inside back cover of the book. 3. If you have a course ID but no access code, you can benefit from MyStatLab at a reduced price by purchasing a pack containing a copy of the book and an access code for MyStatLab (ISBN:9781292070728) 4. If your lecturer is using the MyLab and you would like to purchase the product... Go to www.mystatlab.com to buy access to this interactive study programme. For educator access, contact your Pearson representative. To find out who your Pearson representative is, visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/replocator