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Statistical experiments using BASIC

Author: S M Dowdy
Publisher: Boston : Duxbury Press, ©1986.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S M Dowdy
ISBN: 0871509474 9780871509475 087150037X 9780871500373
OCLC Number: 12669493
Notes: Pages 293-308 inserted upside down.
Includes index.
Description: xii, 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction & Descriptive statistics --
1. What is statistics? --
2. Histograms and ogives --
3. Stem-and-leaf plots --
4. Sampling from a combination of two populations --
5. Some factors affecting mean and median --
6. Some factors affecting range, variance, and standard deviation --
7. Effect of sample size on range and standard deviation --
8. Chebyshev's theorem --
9. The empirical rule --
Probability & Probability distributions --
10. The relative frequency definition of probability --
11. Tossing a coin twice --
12. The sum of the numbers on two dice --
13. Two independent events --
14. Conditional probability --
15. The birthday problem --
16. The binomial distribution --
17. Monte Carlo method for finding probability --
18. Standard normal probabilities --
19. The T-distribution --
20. The chi-square distribution --
Sampling & Inference --
21. Random numbers --
22. The central limit theorem for means --
23. Sampling distribution of the standard deviation --
24. Confidence intervals --
25. Width of confidence intervals --
26. Testing a hypothesis about a mean --
27. Type II error --
28. Contingency table analysis --
29. REgression --
30. Correlation.
Responsibility: Shirley Dowdy.
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