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- A concise guide to the standard college course in statistics
- 486 fully worked problems of varying difficulty
- 660 additional practice problems
Synopsis
The guides that help students study faster, learn better-and get top gradesUpdated to match the latest developments in the field of statistics, this new edition includes dozens of new problems showing output from EXCEL, SAS, SPSS, STATISTIX, and MINITAB, all of which are in general use for in college courses on statistics.
About the Author
Murray Speigel, Ph.D., was Former Professor and Chairman of the Mathematics Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Hartford Graduate Center.Larry Stephens, Ph.D., (Omaha, NE) is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Nebraska and is also the author of several books.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Variables and Graphs
Chapter 2. Frequency Distributions
Chapter 3. The Mean, Median, Mode, and Other Measures of Central Tendency
Chapter 4. The Standard Deviation and Other Measures of Dispersion
Chapter 5. Moments, Skewness, and Kurtosis
Chapter 6. Elementary Probability Theory
Chapter 7. The Binomial, Normal, and Poisson Distributions
Chapter 8. Elementary Sampling Theory
Chapter 9. Statistical Estimation Theory
Chapter 10. Statistical Decision Theory
Chapter 11. Small Sampling Theory
Chapter 12. The Chi-Square Test
Chapter 13. Curve Fitting and the Method of Least Squares
Chapter 14. Correlation Theory
Chapter 15. Multiple and Partial Correlation
Chapter 16. Analysis of Variance
Chapter 17. Nonparametric Tests
Chapter 18. Statistical Process Control and Process Capability
Answers to Supplementary Problems
Appendix I: Ordinates (Y) of the Standard Normal Curve at z
Appendix II: Areas Under the Standard Normal Curve from 0 to z
Appendix III: Percentile Values (tp) for Student's t Distribution with v Degrees of Freedom
Appendix IV: Percentile Values (X2p) for the Chi-Square Distribution with v Degrees of Freedom
Appendix V: 95th Percentile Values for the F Distribution
Appendix VI: 99th Percentile Values for the F Distribution
Appendix VII:
Appendix IX: Random Numbers
Index