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The basic practice of statistics

Author: David S Moore
Publisher: New York : Freeman, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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This is a clear and innovative overview of statistics which emphasises major ideas, essential skills and real-life data. The organisation and design has been improved for the fifth edition, coverage of engaging, real-world topics has been increased and content has been updated to appeal to today's trends and research.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David S Moore
ISBN: 9781429224260 1429224266 9781429224239 1429224231 9781429201216 1429201215
OCLC Number: 417030920
Description: xxxi, 730 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: Windows and Mac on one disc.
Contents: Picturing distributions with graphs --
Describing distributions with numbers --
The normal distributions --
Scatterplots and correlation --
Regression --
Two-way tables --
Exploring data : pt. 1 review --
Producing data : sampling --
Producing data : experiments --
Commentary : data ethics --
Introducing probability --
Sampling distributions --
General rules of probability --
Binomial distributions --
Introduction to inference --
Thinking about inference --
From exploration to inference : pt. 2 review --
Inference about a population mean --
Two-sample problems --
Inference about a population proportion --
Comparing two proportions --
Inference about variables : pt. 3 review --
Two categorical variables : the chi-square test --
Inference for regression --
One-way analysis of variance : comparing several means. Available only on the CD and online : Nonparametric tests --
Statistical process control --
Multiple regression --
More about analysis of variance.
Responsibility: David S. Moore.

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