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Schaum's Easy Outline of Probability and Statistics : Schaum's Easy Outlines Series - John J. Schiller

Schaum's Easy Outline of Probability and Statistics

Schaum's Easy Outlines Series


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If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, turn to Schaum's Easy Outlines!

Schaum's Easy Outline of Probability and Statistics is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused review of the topic. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, it features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in a concise and readily understandable form. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.

  • Expert tips for mastering probability and statistics
  • Last-minute essentials to pass the course
  • Coverage of all course fundamentals
  • Easy to understand methodology
  • Clear, concise explanations of all probability and statistics concepts
  • Appropriate for the following courses: Introduction to Probability & Statistics, Probability, Business Statistics, Basic Statistics, and Beginning Statistics
  • Easily understood review of basic probability and statistics principles

About the Author

John J. Schiller is an associate professor of mathematics at Temple University. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published research papers in the areas of Riemann surfaces, discrete mathematics, and mathematical biology. He has also coauthored several other mathematics texts. R. Alu Srinivasan is a professor of mathematics at Temple University. He received his Ph.D. at Wayne State University and has published extensively in probability and statistics. The late Murray R. Spiegel was professor and chairman of mathematics at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Hartford Graduate Center, in Troy, New York. During his career, he held positions at Harvard University, Cornell University, and Oak Ridge. He was the author of numerous journal articles and 14 books on various topics in mathematics.

Basic Probabilityp. 1
Descriptive Statisticsp. 14
Discrete Random Variablesp. 23
Continuous Random Variablesp. 34
Examples of Random Variablesp. 42
Sampling Theoryp. 58
Estimation Theoryp. 75
Test of Hypothesis and Significancep. 85
Curve Fitting, Regression, and Correlationp. 99
Other Probability Distributionsp. 117
Mathematical Topicsp. 132
Areas under the Standard Normal Curve from 0 to zp. 136
Student's t distributionp. 138
Chi-Square Distributionp. 140
95th and 99th Percentile Values for the F Distributionp. 142
Values of ep. 146
Random Numbersp. 148
Indexp. 149
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ISBN: 9780071777513
ISBN-10: 0071777512
Series: Schaum's Easy Outlines
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 9th December 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.9  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised