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# Statistics Alive! - 2nd Edition

Paperback Published: 15th July 2010
ISBN: 9781412979504
Number Of Pages: 632

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Presented in short, digestible modules and written in a conversational tone, Statistics Alive! is an enjoyable read. Author Wendy J. Steinberg shows students the underlying logic to what they are learning and includes well-crafted practice and self-check features to help ensure that new knowledge sticks. She covers theory intuitively without sacrificing the rigor of the overall text.

Key Features

• Presents the content in short modules, which allows students to master the material more easily and allows instructors more flexibility in the assignment of material
• Designed in a "lay-flat" paperback format that makes doing assignments from the book easier for the student
• Contains learning objectives and "Check Yourself!" questions that serve as guideposts that students can use to orient themselves and assess their readiness to move on and tackle new material
• Offers practice exercises throughout the text, in the student study guide, and online that provide students with ample opportunityto master concepts and formulas
• Produced in an attractive two-color format

#### Industry Reviews

"Steinberg presents this statistics treatment in a conversational manner that is generally understandable and illustrated through clear examples." -- N.W. Schillow "Choice Magazine" (08/07/2008)

 List of Figures List of Tables Preface Supplemental Material for Use With Statistics Alive! Acknowledgments About the Author Preliminary Information: "First Things First" Math Review, Vocabulary, and Symbols Measurement Scales Tables and Graphs: "On Display" Frequency and Percentile Tables Graphs and Plots Central Tendency: "Bull's-Eye" Mode, Median, and Mean Dispersion: "From Here To Eternity" Range, Variance, and Standard Deviation The Normal Curve and Standard Scores: "What's the Score?" Percent Area and the Normal Curve z Scores Score Transformations and Their Effects Probability: "Odds Are" Probability Definitions and Theorems The Binomial Distribution Inferential Theory: "Of Truth and Relativity" Sampling, Variables, and Hypotheses Errors and Significance The z Score as a Hypothesis Test The One-Sample Test: "Are They From Our Part of Town?" Standard Error of the Mean Normal Deviate Z Test One-Sample t Test Interpreting and Reporting One-Sample t: Error, Confidence, and Parameter Estimates The Two-Sample Test: "Ours Is Better Than Yours" Standard Error of the Difference Between the Means t Test With Independent Samples and Equal Sample Sizes t test With Unequal Sample Sizes t Test With Related Samples Interpreting and Reporting Two-Sample t: Error, Confidence, and Parameter Estimates The Multisample Test: "Ours Is Better Than Yours or Theirs" ANOVA Logic: Sums of Squares, Partitioning, and mean Squares One-Way ANOVA: Independent Samples and Equal Sample Sizes Post Hoc Tests: "So Who's Responsible?" Turkey HSD Test ScheffÃ© Test More Than One Idependent Variable: "Double Dutch Jump Rope" Main Effects and Interaction Effects Factorial ANOVA Nonparametric Statistics: "Without Form or Void" One-Variable Chi-Square: Goodness of Fit Two-Variable Chi-Square: Test of Independence Effect Size and Power: "How Much Is Enough?" Measures of Effect Size Power and the Factors Effecting It Correlation: "Whither Thou Goest, I Will Go" Relationship Strength and Direction Pearson r Correlation Pitfalls Linear Prediction: "You're So Predictable" Linear Prediction Standard Error of Prediction Introduction to Multiple Regression Review: "Say It Again, Sam" Selecting the Appropriate Analysis Normal Curve Table Binomial Table t Table F Table (ANOVA) Studentized Range Statistic (for Tukey HSD) Chi-Square Table Correlation Table Odd Solutions Texbook Exercises References Index Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781412979504
ISBN-10: 1412979501
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 632
Published: 15th July 2010
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 21.59  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.32
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised