8th Edition

Prem S. Mann

© 2013

© 2013

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**CHAPTER 1 Introduction **

- Statistics and Types of Statistics
- Case Study 1–1 How Much Did Companies Spend on Ads in 2011?
- Case Study 1–2 How Women Rate Their Lives
- Population Versus Sample
- Case Study 1–3 Are We Becoming Less "Green?"
- Basic Terms
- Types of Variables
- Cross-Section Versus Time-Series Data
- Sources of Data
- Summation Notation

Uses and Misuses / Glossary / Supplementary Exercises / Self-Review Test / Mini-Project/ Decide for Yourself / Technology Instruction / Technology Assignments

**CHAPTER 2 Organising and Graphing Data **

- Organising and Graphing Qualitative Data
- Case Study 2–1 Will Today's Children Be Better Off Than Their Parents?
- Case Study 2–2 Employees' Overall Financial Stress Levels
- Organising and Graphing Quantitative Data
- Case Study 2–3 How Long Does Your Typical One-Way Commute Take?
- Case Study 2–4 How Much Does It Cost to Insure a Car?
- Case Study 2–5 How Many Cups of Coffee Do You Drink a Day?
- Cumulative Frequency Distributions
- Stem-and-Leaf Displays
- Dotplots

Uses and Misuses / Glossary /Supplementary Exercises / Advanced Exercises / Self-Review Test / Mini-Projects / Decide for Yourself / Technology Instruction / Technology Assignments

**CHAPTER 3 Numerical Descriptive Measures **

- Measures of Central Tendency for Ungrouped Data
- Case Study 3–1 Average NFL Ticket Prices in the Secondary Market
- Case Study 3–2 Average Is Over
- Case Study 3–3 Education Pays
- Measures of Dispersion for Ungrouped Data
- Mean, Variance, and Standard Deviation for Grouped Data
- Use of Standard Deviation
- Case Study 3–4 Does Spread Mean the Same as Variability and Dispersion?
- Measures of Position
- Box-and-Whisker Plot

Uses and Misuses / Glossary / Supplementary Exercises / Advanced Exercises / Appendix 3.1 /

Self-Review Test / Mini-Projects / Decide for Yourself / Technology Instruction / Technology Assignments

**CHAPTER 4 Probability **

- Experiment, Outcome, and Sample Space
- Calculating Probability
- Marginal Probability, Conditional Probability, and Related Probability Concepts
- Case Study 4–1 Do You Worry About Your Weight?
- Intersection of Events and the Multiplication Rule
- Union of Events and the Addition Rule
- Counting Rule, Factorials, Combinations, and Permutations
- Case Study 4–2 Probability of Winning a Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot

Uses and Misuses / Glossary / Supplementary Exercises / Advanced Exercises / Self-Review Test / Mini-Projects / Decide for Yourself / Technology Instruction / Technology Assignments

**CHAPTER 5 Discrete Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions **

- Random Variables
- Probability Distribution of a Discrete Random Variable
- Mean and Standard Deviation of a Discrete Random Variable
- Case Study 5–1 $1,000 Downpour
- The Binomial Probability Distribution
- The Hypergeometric Probability Distribution
- The Poisson Probability Distribution
- Case Study 5–2 Global Birth and Death Rates

Uses and Misuses / Glossary / Supplementary Exercises / Advanced Exercises / Self-Review Test / Mini-Projects / Decide for Yourself / Technology Instruction / Technology Assignments

**CHAPTER 6 Continuous Random Variables and the Normal Distribution**

- Continuous Probability Distribution and the Normal Probability Distribution
- Case Study 6–1 Distribution of Time Taken to Run a Road Race
- Standardising a Normal Distribution
- Applications of the Normal Distribution
- Determining the z and x Values When an Area Under the Normal Distribution Curve Is Known
- The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution

Uses and Misuses / Glossary / Supplementary Exercises / Advanced Exercises / Appendix 6.1 / Self-Review Test / Mini-Projects / Decide for Yourself / Technology Instruction / Technology Assignments

**CHAPTER 7 Sampling Distributions**

- Sampling Distribution, Sampling Error, and Nonsampling Errors
- Mean and Standard Deviation of x–
- Shape of the Sampling Distribution of x–
- Applications of the Sampling Distribution of x–
- Population and Sample Proportions; and Mean, Standard Deviation, and Shape of the Sampling Distribution of p
- Applications of the Sampling Distribution of ˆp

Uses and Misuses / Glossary / Supplementary Exercises / Advanced Exercises / Self-Review Test / Mini-Projects / Decide for Yourself / Technology Instruction / Technology Assignments

**CHAPTER 8 Estimation of the Mean and Proportion**

- Estimation, Point Estimate, and Interval Estimate
- Estimation of a Population Mean: Known
- Case Study 8–1 How Much Did Registered Nurses Earn in 2011?
- Estimation of a Population Mean: Not Known
- 8.4 Estimation of a Population Proportion: Large Samples
- Case Study 8–2 Do You Bring Your Lunch From Home?

**CHAPTER 9 Hypothesis Tests about the Mean and Proportion **

- Hypothesis Tests: An Introduction
- Hypothesis Tests About: Known
- Case Study 9–1 Average Student Debt for the Class of 2010
- Hypothesis Tests About: Not Known
- Hypothesis Tests About a Population Proportion: Large Samples
- Case Study 9–2 Is Raising Taxes on the Rich Fair?

**CHAPTER 10 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing: Two Populations **

- Inferences About the Difference Between Two Population Means for Independent Samples: 1 and 2 Known
- Inferences About the Difference Between Two Population Means for Independent Samples: 1 and 2 Unknown but Equal
- Case Study 10–1 One-Way Commute Times For Six Cities
- Inferences About the Difference Between Two Population Means for Independent Samples: 1 and 2 Unknown and Unequal
- Inferences About the Difference Between Two Population Means for Paired Samples
- Inferences About the Difference Between Two Population Proportions for Large and Independent Samples
- Case Study 10–2 Do You Worry About Your Weight?

**CHAPTER 11 Chi-Square Tests **

- The Chi-Square Distribution
- A Goodness-of-Fit Test
- Case Study 11–1 Are People on Wall Street Honest and Moral?
- A Test of Independence or Homogeneity
- Inferences About the Population Variance

**CHAPTER 12 Analysis of Variance**

- The F Distribution
- One-Way Analysis of Variance

**CHAPTER 13 Simple Linear Regression**

- Simple Linear Regression
- Case Study 13–1 Regression of Weights on Heights for NFL Players
- Standard Deviation of Errors and Coefficient of Determination
- Inferences About B
- Linear Correlation
- Regression Analysis: A Complete Example
- Using the Regression Model

**CHAPTER 14 Multiple Regression**

This chapter is not included in this text but is available for download from WileyPLUS or from www.wiley.com/college/mann.

**CHAPTER 15 Nonparametric Methods **

This chapter is not included in this text but is available for download from WileyPLUS or from www.wiley.com/college/mann.

APPENDIX A Sample Surveys, Sampling Techniques, and Design of Experiments A1

A.1 Sources of Data A1

A.2 Sample Surveys and Sampling Techniques A3

A.3 Design of Experiments A9

Advanced Exercises/Glossary

APPENDIX B Explanation of Data Sets B1

Data Set I: City Data B1

Data Set II: Data on States B3

Data Set III: NFL Data B3

Data Set IV: Beach to Beacon 10k Road Race Data B3

Data Set V: Sample of 500 Observations Selected From Beach to Beacon 10k Road Race Data B4

Data Set VI: Data on Movies B4

Data Set VII: Standard & Poor’s 100 Index Data B4

Data Set VIII: McDonald's Data B4

Data Set IX: Candidate Data B5

Data Set X: Kickers2010 Data B6

Data Set XI: Billboard Data B6

Data Set XII: Motorcycle Data B6

Data Set XIII: Simulated Data B7

APPENDIX C Statistical Tables C1

Table I Table of Binomial Probabilities C2

Table II Values of e C11

Table III Table of Poisson Probabilities C13

Table IV Standard Normal Distribution Table C19

Table V The t Distribution Table C21

Table VI Chi-Square Distribution Table C23

Table VII The F Distribution Table C24

Tables VIII through XII (listed below) are available from WileyPLUS or from www.wiley.com/college/mann.

Table VIII Critical Values of X for the Sign Test

Table IX Critical Values of T for the Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test

Table X Critical Values of T for the Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test

Table XI Critical Values for the Spearman Rho Rank Correlation Coefficient Test

Table XII Critical Values for a Two-Tailed Runs Test with A .05

ANSWERS TO SELECTED ODD-NUMBERED EXERCISES AND SELF REVIEW TESTS AN1

INDEX