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This package consists of the textbook plus an access kit for MyMathLab/MyStatLab.
Intro Stats, Third Edition extends the teaching innovations pioneered in the DeVeaux/Velleman/Bock books. Its focus on statistical thinking and modern practice are evident throughout. Each chapter opens with an example—and the data from that example are then displayed and analyzed to introduce new concepts. Graphics and summaries introduced in early chapters are used throughout the book, helping students become consistent statistical thinkers.
Intro Stats, Third Edition has a fun, conversational writing style, real up-to-date data, hundreds of examples based on current events, and short, accessible chapters. The innovative Think/Show/Tell examples, pioneered in the first edition, now present new data and discussions. The new For Example sections illustrate each new concept or method with a brief, worked example.
This Technology Update Edition has been created to reflect the many changes in statistical technology. It includes updated “On the Computer” instruction at the end of every chapter, now including StatCrunch and R. The expanded supplements package includes an updated MyStatLab course with new statistical tools and additional exercises. Additionally, Videos on DVD are now bound into new copies of the textbook. These videos offer an introductory lecture delivered by an author along with instructor-delivered worked examples for each chapter of the text.
This text covers all material typical in a one-semester statistics course, with supplemental chapters on analysis of variance (ANOVA) and multiple regression included on the book’s DVD-ROM. The text maintains its commitment to the recommendations of the ASA-endorsed GAISE (Guidelines for Assessment for Instruction in Statistical Education) Report.
Datasets and other resources (where applicable) for this book are available here.
MyMathLab provides a wide range of homework, tutorial, and assessment tools that make it easy to manage your course online.
Synopsis
Intro Stats, Third Edition, continues and extends the successful innovations pioneered in the DeVeaux/Velleman/Bock books, teaching statistics and statistical thinking for today's readers. This book uses a fun, conversational writing style, real data, and short, accessible chapters. The consistent Think/Show/Tell model for worked examples reinforces thinking about how to approach a statistics problem, showing how to solve it, and reporting the conclusion in the context of the problem.
Synopsis
0321799267 / 9780321799265 I Intro Stats Technology Update & MyStatLab -- Valuepack Access Card& Video Lectures on DVD & TI-83/84 Plus and TI-89 Manual & Student Solutions Manual & Statistics Study Card for the DeVeaux/Velleman/Bock Series
Package consists of:
0321463706 / 9780321463708 Statistics Study Card for the DeVeaux/Velleman/Bock Series
0321499417 / 9780321499417 Student Solutions Manual for Intro Stats
0321499433 / 9780321499431 TI-83/84 Plus and TI-89 Manual for Intro Stats
0321501608 / 9780321501608 Video Lectures on DVD for Intro Stats
0321694635 / 9780321694638 MyStatLab -- Valuepack Access Card
0321699122 / 9780321699121 Intro Stats Technology Update
Synopsis
0321799267 / 9780321799265 I Intro Stats Technology Update & MyStatLab -- Valuepack Access Card& Video Lectures on DVD & TI-83/84 Plus and TI-89 Manual & Student Solutions Manual & Statistics Study Card for the DeVeaux/Velleman/Bock Series
Package consists of:
0321463706 / 9780321463708 Statistics Study Card for the DeVeaux/Velleman/Bock Series
0321499417 / 9780321499417 Student Solutions Manual for Intro Stats
0321499433 / 9780321499431 TI-83/84 Plus and TI-89 Manual for Intro Stats
0321501608 / 9780321501608 Video Lectures on DVD for Intro Stats
0321694635 / 9780321694638 MyStatLab -- Valuepack Access Card
0321699122 / 9780321699121 Intro Stats Technology Update
Synopsis
0321799097 / 9780321799098 Intro Stats Technology Update with Study Card and Student Solutions Manual
Package consists of
0321463706 / 9780321463708 Statistics Study Card for the DeVeaux/Velleman/Bock Series
0321499417 / 9780321499417 Student Solutions Manual for Intro Stats
0321699122 / 9780321699121 Intro Stats Technology Update
About the Author
Dick DeVeaux (Williams College) is an award-winning teacher and consultant to major corporations. His real-world experiences and anecdotes illustrate many of the chapters. Dick has taught business students at Wharton, engineering students at Princeton, and liberal arts students at Williams. Dick was recently named the 2008 Mosteller Statistician of the Year, awarded by the Boston chapter of the American Statistical Association for exceptional contributions to the field of statistics and outstanding service to the statistical community. To learn more, please go to: http://www.williams.edu/admin/news/releases/1624/.
Paul Velleman (Cornell University) is the only statistician to win the EDUCAUSE award for innovating technology for learning. The developer of ActivStats® multimedia software, Data Desk® statistics software, and the DASL online archive of teaching datasets, his understanding of using and teaching with technology informs much of the book’s approach.
David Bock (Cornell University) won awards as a high school teacher of AP calculus and statistics and was a grader for the AP Statistics program from its inception. He is now the chief extension officer for the Cornell University mathematics department in charge of outreach to K-12 teachers. Dave’s wisdom about how students learn helps to shape the book’s pedagogy.
Table of Contents
I. Exploring and Understanding Data
1. Stats Starts Here
2. Data
3. Displaying and Describing Categorical Data
4. Displaying and Summarizing Quantitative Data
5. Understanding and Comparing Distributions
6. The Standard Deviation as a Ruler and the Normal Model
Review of Part I: Exploring and Understanding Data
II. Exploring Relationships between Variables
7. Scatterplots, Association, and Correlation
8. Linear Regression
9. Regression Wisdom
10. Re-expressing Data: Get It Straight!
Review of Part II: Exploring Relationships Between Variables
III. Gathering Data
11. Understanding Randomness
12. Sample Surveys
13. Experiments and Observational Studies
Review of Part III: Gathering Data
IV. Randomness and Probability
14. From Randomness to Probability
15. Probability Rules!
16. Random Variables
17. Probability Models
Review of Part IV: Randomness and Probability
V. From the Data at Hand to the World At Large
18. Sampling Distribution Models
19. Confidence Intervals for Proportions
20. Testing Hypotheses about Proportions
21. More about Tests
22. Comparing Two Proportions
Review of Part V: From the Data at Hand to the World at Large
VI. Learning about the World
23. Inferences about Means
24. Comparing Means
25. Paired Samples and Blocks
Review of Part VI: Learning About the World
VII. Inference When Variables are Related
26. Comparing Counts
27. Inferences for Regression
Review of Part VII: Inference When Variables Are Related
28. Analysis of Variance—on the CD
29. Multiple Regression—on the CD
APPENDIXES
A. Answers
B. Photo Acknowledgements
C. Index
D. Tables and Selected Formulas