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Statistics James T. McClave

Statistics

James T. McClave

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ISBN : 9780130223296
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For a general education Introductory Statistics course. This introduction to statistics presents balanced coverage of both the theory and application of statistics and at the same time helps students develop and enhance their critical thinkingMoreFor a general education Introductory Statistics course. This introduction to statistics presents balanced coverage of both the theory and application of statistics and at the same time helps students develop and enhance their critical thinking skills. It shows students how to analyze data that appear in situations in the world around them and features an abundance of examples and exercises nearly all based on current, real-world applications pulled from journals, magazines, news articles, and commerce. *Chapter 2 rewritten to include two new, optional sections on methods for detecting outliers and graphing bivariate relationships. *Chapter 5 rewritten to include a new section on descriptive methods for assessing whether a data set is approximately normally distributed. *The material on multiple regression models and model building reorganized into a single, streamlined chapter with initial emphasis on the first-order model. *NEW-TI-83 Graphing Calculator Boxes appear wherever appropriate. *Output from SAS, SPSS, and MINITAB is integrated throughout the text in examples and problem sets.