Synopses & Reviews
Pizza Anyone? Are you a classic pepperoni person? A minimalist (cheese only)? Do your tastes turn toward the exotic, like pineapple and ham? As you will see from the case study on page 44, the most favored pizza topping of 43% of American adults is pepperoni. Now thats a pie chart students can relate to! Prem Manns Introductory Statistics, Third Edition offers cases students can really sink their teeth into. Throughout the Third Edition the case studies deal with the statistics that shape our lives, cases that are relevant and engaging. Examples and exercises taken from the real world
step-by-step explanations that make statistics easier to understand
a writing style that is clear and concise
these are just some of the features of Mann that students consistently praise. Thats why Introductory Statistics remains the most favored statistics text in use in classrooms worldwide! Any Way You Slice it, Mann is The Classroom Favorite!
Synopsis
This revised and expanded edition is for the reader lacking a strong mathematical background. It makes statistics interesting and accessible by using realistic examples and offering clear, step-by-step explanations, sound pedagogy and quality exercise sets.
Table of Contents
Organizing Data.
Numerical Descriptive Measures.
Probability.
Discrete Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions.
Continuous Random Variables and the Normal Distribution.
Sampling Distributions.
Estimation of the Mean and Proportion.
Hypothesis Tests About the Mean and Proportion.
Estimation and Hypothesis Testing: Two Populations.
Chi-Square Tests.
Analysis of Variance.
Simple Linear Regression.
Appendices.
Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Exercises and Self-Review Tests.
Index.