Table of Contents

Elementary Statistics, 14th Edition

1. Introduction to Statistics 

1-1 Statistical and Critical Thinking

1-2 Types of Data

1-3 Collecting Sample Data 

1-4 Ethics in Statistics (download only) 


2. Exploring Data with Tables and Graphs

2-1 Frequency Distributions for Organizing and Summarizing Data 

2-2 Histograms 

2-3 Graphs That Enlighten and Graphs That Deceive 

2-4 Scatterplots, Correlation, and Regression 


3. Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data

3-1 Measures of Center 

3-2 Measures of Variation 

3-3 Measures of Relative Standing and Boxplots 


4. Probability

4-1 Basic Concepts of Probability 

4-2 Addition Rule and Multiplication Rule 

4-3 Complements, Conditional Probability, and Bayes’ Theorem 

4-4 Counting 

4-5 Simulations for Hypothesis Tests 


5. Discrete Probability Distributions

5-1 Probability Distributions 

5-2 Binomial Probability Distributions 

5-3 Poisson Probability Distributions


6. Normal Probability Distributions

6-1 The Standard Normal Distribution 

6-2 Real Applications of Normal Distributions 

6-3 Sampling Distributions and Estimators 

6-4 The Central Limit Theorem 

6-5 Assessing Normality 

6-6 Normal as Approximation to Binomial (download only)


7. Estimating Parameters and Determining Sample Sizes 

7-1 Estimating a Population Proportion 

7-2 Estimating a Population Mean 

7-3 Estimating a Population Standard Deviation or Variance 

7-4 Bootstrapping: Using Technology for Estimates 


8. Hypothesis Testing

8-1 Basics of Hypothesis Testing 

8-2 Testing a Claim About a Proportion 

8-3 Testing a Claim About a Mean 

8-4 Testing a Claim About a Standard Deviation or Variance 

8-5 Resampling: Using Technology for Hypothesis Testing 


9. Inferences from Two Samples

9-1 Two Proportions 

9-2 Two Means: Independent Samples 

9-3 Matched Pairs 

9-4 Two Variances or Standard Deviations 

9-5 Resampling: Using Technology for Inferences 

 

10. Correlation and Regression

10-1 Correlation 

10-2 Regression 

10-3 Prediction Intervals and Variation 

10-4 Multiple Regression 

10-5 Nonlinear Regression 


11. Goodness-of-Fit and Contingency Tables

11-1 Goodness-of-Fit 

11-2 Contingency Tables 


12. Analysis of Variance

12-1 One-Way ANOVA 

12-2 Two-Way ANOVA 



13. Nonparametric Tests

13-1 Basics of Nonparametric Tests 

13-2 Sign Test 

13-3 Wilcoxon Signed-Ranks Test for Matched Pairs 

13-4 Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test for Two Independent Samples 

13-5 Kruskal-Wallis Test for Three or More Samples 

13-6 Rank Correlation 

13-7 Runs Test for Randomness 

 

14. Statistics Process Control

14-1 Control Charts for Variation and Mean 

14-2 Control Charts for Attributes 

 

15. Holistic Statistics


APPENDIX A: TABLES 

APPENDIX B: DATA SETS 

APPENDIX C: WEBSITES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS 

APPENDIX D: ANSWERS TO ODD-NUMBERED SECTION EXERCISES (and all Quick Quizzes, all Review Exercises, and all Cumulative Review Exercises) 

Credits 

Index 

Index of Applications