Elementary Statistics: A Step By Step Approach – Allan Bluman – 8th Edition


: A is for introductory statistics courses with a basic algebra prerequisite. The is non-theoretical, explaining concepts intuitively and teaching problem solving through worked examples and step-by-step instructions. In recent editions, Al has placed more emphasis on conceptual understanding and understanding results, along with increased focus on Excel, MINITAB, and the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus graphing calculators; computing technologies commonly used in such courses.

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Table of Content

1 The Nature of Probability and Statistics
2 Frequency Distributions and Graphs
3 Data Description
4 Probability and Counting Rules
5 Discrete Probability Distributions
6 The Normal Distribution
7 Confidence Intervals and Sample Size
8 Hypothesis Testing
9 Testing the Difference Between Two Means, Two Variances, and Two Proportions
10 Correlation and Regression
11 Other Chi-Square Tests
12 Analysis of Variance
13 Nonparametric Statistics
14 Sampling and Simulation