Description 
xvii, 699 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm 
Bibliography 
Includes bibliographies and index. 
Contents 
What is statistics  Tabular and pictorial methods for describing data : Types of variables and data  Stemandleaf displays  Frequency distributions  Histograms  From samples to populations  Transforming data for ease of description  Numerical summary measures : Measuring the center of a data set  Measuring variability in a data set  Describring and summarizing a distribution  Summarizing bivariate data : Scatter plots  Correlation  Fitting a line to bivariate data  Assessing the fit of a line  Transforming data to straighten a plot and fit a curve  Probabability and probability distributions : Probability  Random variables and probability distributions  The mean value and standard deviation of a random variable  The normal distribution  The binomial distribution  Sampling distributions : Statistics and random samples  The sampling distribution of x  General rules concerning the sampling distribution of x  The sampling distribution of a sample proportion  Estimating a population characteristic  Interval estimation using a single sample : A largesample confidence interval for a population mean  A smallsample confidence interval for a mean of a normal population  A largesample confidence interval for a population proportion  Hypothesis testing using a single sample : Hypotheses and test procedures  Errors in hypothesis testing  Largesample hypothesis tests for a population mean  Pvalues  Smallsample hypothesis tests for the mean of a normal population  Largesample hypothesis tests for a population proportion  Type II error probabilities for selected tests  Inferences using two different samples : The sampling distribution of a difference  Largesample inferences concerning a difference between two population means  Smallsample inferences concerning a difference between two normal population means  Largesample inferences concerning a difference between two population proportions  Distributionfree procedures for inferences concerning a difference between two population means  Inference using paired data : Pairing versus independent samples  Inferences concerning a difference between two population means  Distributionfree procedures for inferences concerning a difference between two population means  Simple linear regression and correlation : The simple linear regression model  Inferences concerning the slope of the population regression line  Inferences based on the estimated regression line  Inferences concerning the population correlation coefficient  Checking model adequacy  Multiple regression analysis : Multiple regression models  Fitting a model and assessing its utility  Inferences based on an estimated model  Other issues in multiple regression  The analysis of variance : Single factor ANOVA and the F test  ANOVA computations  Multiple comparisons  The F test for a randomized block experiment  Twofactor ANOVA  Distributionfree ANOVA  The analysis of categorical data and goodnessoffit methods : Summarizing categorical data using one and twoway frequency tables  Hypothesis testing using a oneway frequency table  Hypothesis testing using a twoway frequency table  Goodnessoffit tesets for a population model. 
Subject 
Mathematical statistics.

Added Author 
Peck, Roxy.

ISBN 
0314931724: $26.95 

9780314931726 
