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Elementary Statistics a Step By Step 5TH Edition


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ELEMENTARY STATISTICS: A STEP BY STEP APPROACH is for general beginning statistics courses with a basic algebra prerequisite. The book is non-theoretical, explaining concepts intuitively and teaching problem solving through worked examples and step-by-step instructions. This edition features increased emphasis on Excel, MINITAB, and the TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, computing technologies commonly used in such coureses.

About the Author

Allan G. Bluman is Professor of Mathematics at Community College of Allegheny County, near Pittsburgh. For the McKeesport and New Kensington Campuses of Pennsylvania State University, he has taught teacher-certification and graduate education statistics courses. Prior to his college teaching, he taught mathematics at a junior high school.

Professor Bluman received his B.S. from California State College in California, Penn.; his M.Ed. from the University of Pittsburgh; and, in 1971, his Ed.D., also from the University of Pittsburgh. His major field of study was mathematics education.

In addition to Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach, Third Edition, and Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version, the author has published several professional articles and the Modern Math Fun Book (Cuisenaire Publishing Company). He has spoken and presided at national and local mathematics conferences and has served as newsletter editor for the Pennsylvania State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges. He is a member of the American Statistical Association, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the Mathematics Council of Western Pennsylvania.Al Bluman is married and has two children. His hobbies include writing, bicycling, and swimming.

Table of Contents

1 The Nature of Probability and Statistics

1-1 Introduction

1-2 Descriptive and Inferential Statistics

1-3 Variables and Types of Data

1-4 Data Collection and Sampling Techniques

1-5 Observational and Experimental Studies

1-6 Uses and Misuses of Statistics

1-7 Computers and Calculators

1-8 Summary

2 Frequency Distributions and Graphs

2-1 Introduction

2-2 Organizing Data

2-3 Histograms, Frequency Polygons, and Ogives

2-4 Other Types of Graphs

2-5 Summary

3 Data Description

3-1 Introduction

3-2 Measures of Central Tendency

3-3 Measures of Variation

3-4 Measures of Position

3-5 Exploratory Data Analysis

3-6 Summary

4 Probability and Counting Rules

4-1 Introduction

4-2 Sample Spaces and Probability

4-3 The Addition Rules for Probability

4-4 The Multiplication Rules and Conditional Probability

4-5 Counting Rules

4-6 Probability and Counting Rules

4-7 Summary

5 Discrete Probability Distributions

5-1 Introduction

5-2 Probability Distributions

5-3 Mean, Variance, and Expectation

(and more...)

Product Details

A Step-By-Step Approach with CD-ROM
Bluman, Allan G
Bluman, Allan
Bluman, Allan G.
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Probability & Statistics - General
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10.300 x 8.400 x 1.320 in 3.860 lb

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