# Fundamentals of Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data

#### 6th Edition, Michael Sullivan, 0136807348, 9780136807346, 9780136807346, B08S6P9PFY, 0137376111, 978-0137376117, 9780137376117

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English | 2022 | PDF

Dedication
Contents
Preface to the Instructor
Acknowledgments
Resources for Success
Applications Index
Part 1 Getting the Information You Need
1 Data Collection
1.1 Introduction to the Practice of Statistics
1.2 Observational Studies versus Designed Experiments
1.3 Simple Random Sampling
1.4 Other Effective Sampling Methods
1.5 Bias in Sampling
1.6 The Design of Experiments
Chapter 1 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: What College Should I Attend?
Part 2 Descriptive Statistics
2 Summarizing Data in Tables and Graphs
2.1 Organizing Qualitative Data
2.2 Organizing Quantitative Data
2.3 Graphical Misrepresentations of Data
Chapter 2 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: Tables or Graphs?
3 Numerically Summarizing Data
3.1 Measures of Central Tendency
3.2 Measures of Dispersion
3.3 Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion from Grouped Data
3.4 Measures of Position and Outliers
3.5 The Five‐Number Summary and Boxplots
Chapter 3 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: What Car Should I Buy?
4 Describing the Relation between Two Variables
4.1 Scatter Diagrams and Correlation
4.2 Least‐Squares Regression
4.3 The Coefficient of Determination
4.4 Contingency Tables and Association
Chapter 4 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: Relationships among Variables on a World Scale
Part 3 Probability and Probability Distributions
5 Probability
5.1 Probability Rules
5.2 The Addition Rule and Complements
5.3 Independence and the Multiplication Rule
5.4 Conditional Probability and the General Multiplication Rule
5.5 Counting Techniques
5.6 Simulating Probability Experiments
5.7 Putting It Together: Which Method Do I Use?
Chapter 5 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: The Effects of Drinking and Driving
6 Discrete Probability Distributions
6.1 Discrete Random Variables
6.2 The Binomial Probability Distribution
Chapter 6 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: Should We Convict?
7 The Normal Probability Distribution
7.1 Properties of the Normal Distribution
7.2 Applications of the Normal Distribution
7.3 Assessing Normality
7.4 The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Probability Distribution
Chapter 7 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: Stock Picking
Part 4 Inference: From Samples to Population
8 Sampling Distributions
8.1 Distribution of the Sample Mean
8.2 Distribution of the Sample Proportion
Chapter 8 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: How Much Time Do You Spend in a Day . . . ?
9 Estimating the Value of a Parameter
9.1 Estimating a Population Proportion
9.2 Estimating a Population Mean
9.3 Putting It Together: Which Method Do I Use?
Chapter 9 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: How Much Should I Spend for this House?
10 Hypothesis Tests Regarding a Parameter
10.1 The Language of Hypothesis Testing
10.2 Hypothesis Tests for a Population Proportion
10.3 Hypothesis Tests for a Population Mean
10.4 Putting It Together: Which Method Do I Use?
Chapter 10 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: Selecting a Mutual Fund
11 Inference on Two Population Parameters
11.1 Inference about Two Population Proportions
11.2 Inference about Two Means: Dependent Samples
11.3 Inference about Two Means: Independent Samples
11.4 Putting It Together: Which Method Do I Use?
Chapter 11 Review
Chapter Test
Making an Informed Decision: Which Car Should I Buy?