press | English | 2018 | ISBN-10: 0985795581 | 598 Pages | PDF | 10.76 MB
By Nevo, Dorit
The target audience includes undergraduate or graduate students taking a first course in statistics. As the texts examples and exercises emphasize problems and questions that reference todays social and business contexts, these examples and exercises resonate extremely well with students.
The textbook is accompanied with data sets (provided as Excel worksheets) providing students with a hands-on experience in using Excel to reinforce the statistical concepts and techniques covered.
Topics are covered using very accessible language and a conversational style. Numerous examples and problems, constructed around issues taken from students everyday life experiences, are woven into the text to enhance and simplify the learning process. Key words, unit summaries, unit exercises and end-of-chapter exercises are included within each chapter; and, appendices are provided describing all the equations and Excel functions introduced in the text.
Introduction to Data and Statistics
Measures of Centrality and Variation
Discrete Probability Distributions
Continuous Probability Distributions
Introducing Hypothesis Testing
Additional Concepts in Hypothesis Testing
Hypothesis Testing for a Population Proportion and Variance
Hypothesis Testing of Parameters from Two Populations
Analysis of Variance