Statistics: Learning from Data 2nd edition

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Roxy Peck and Tom Short
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 1: Collecting Data In Reasonable Ways
    • 1: Stats in Practice Video Question
    • 1.1: Statistics—It's All About Variability
    • 1.2: Statistical Studies: Observation and Experimentation
    • 1.3: Collecting Data: Planning an Observational Study
    • 1.4: Collecting Data—Planning an Experiment
    • 1.5: The Importance of Random Selection and Random Assignment: What Types of Conclusions are Reasonable?
    • 1.6: Avoid These Common Mistakes
    • 1: Review Exercises
    • 1: Concept Questions
    • 1: Labs
    • 1: Test Bank

  • Chapter 2: Graphical Methods for Describing Data Distributions
    • 2: Stats in Practice Video Question
    • 2.1: Selecting an Appropriate Graphical Display (7)
    • 2.2: Displaying Categorical Data: Bar Charts and Comparative Bar Charts (3)
    • 2.3: Displaying Numerical Data: Dotplots, Stem-and-Leaf Displays, and Histograms (11)
    • 2.4: Displaying Bivariate Numerical Data: Scatterplots and Time Series Plots (6)
    • 2.5: Graphical Displays in the Media (5)
    • 2.6: Avoid These Common Mistakes
    • 2: Review Exercises (5)
    • 2: JMP Simulations
    • 2: Concept Questions
    • 2: Labs
    • 2: Test Bank

  • Chapter 3: Numerical Methods for Describing Data Distributions
    • 3: Stats in Practice Video Question
    • 3.1: Selecting Appropriate Numerical Summaries (7)
    • 3.2: Describing Center and Variability for Data Distributions That Are Approximately Symmetric (5)
    • 3.3: Describing Center and Variability for Data Distributions That Are Skewed or Have Outliers (9)
    • 3.4: Summarizing a Data Set: Boxplots (8)
    • 3.5: Measures of Relative Standing: z-scores and Percentiles (6)
    • 3.6: Avoid These Common Mistakes
    • 3: Review Exercises (8)
    • 3: JMP Simulations
    • 3: Concept Questions
    • 3: Labs
    • 3: Test Bank

  • Chapter 4: Describing Bivariate Numerical Data
    • 4: Stats in Practice Video Question
    • 4.1: Correlation (9)
    • 4.2: Linear Regression: Fitting a Line to Bivariate Data (7)
    • 4.3: Assessing the Fit of a Line (9)
    • 4.4: Describing Linear Relationships and Making Predictions—Putting It All Together
    • 4.5: Avoid These Common Mistakes
    • 4: Review Exercises (5)
    • 4: Online Exercises (3)
    • 4: JMP Simulations
    • 4: Concept Questions
    • 4: Labs
    • 4: Test Bank

  • Chapter 5: Probability
    • 5: Stats in Practice Video Question
    • 5.1: Interpreting Probabilities (5)
    • 5.2: Calculating Probabilities (5)
    • 5.3: Probabilities of More Complex Events: Unions, Intersections, and Complements (7)
    • 5.4: Conditional Probability (7)
    • 5.5: Calculating Probabilities—A More Formal Approach (Optional) (6)
    • 5.6: Probability as a Basis for Making Decisions
    • 5.7: Estimating Probabilities Empirically and Using Simulation (Optional) (4)
    • 5: Review Exercises (7)
    • 5: Concept Questions
    • 5: Labs
    • 5: Test Bank

  • Chapter 6: Random Variables and Probability Distributions
    • 6: Stats in Practice Video Question
    • 6.1: Random Variables (2)
    • 6.2: Probability Distributions for Discrete Random Variables (3)
    • 6.3: Probability Distributions for Continuous Random Variables (8)
    • 6.4: Mean and Standard Deviation of a Random Variable (4)
    • 6.5: Normal Distributions (11)
    • 6.6: Checking for Normality (3)
    • 6.7: Binomial and Geometric Distributions (Optional) (12)
    • 6.8: Using the Normal Distribution to Approximate a Discrete Distribution (Optional) (5)
    • 6: Review Exercises (4)
    • 6: Online Exercises (6)
    • 6: Concept Questions
    • 6: Labs
    • 6: Test Bank

  • Chapter 7: An Overview of Statistical Inference—Learning from Data
    • 7: Stats in Practice Video Question
    • 7.1: Statistical Inference—What You Can Learn From Data
    • 7.2: Selecting an Appropriate Method—Four Key Questions
    • 7.3: A Five-Step Process for Statistical Inference
    • 7: Review Exercises
    • 7: Concept Questions
    • 7: Test Bank

  • Chapter 8: Sampling Variability and Sampling Distributions
    • 8: Stats in Practice Video Question
    • 8.1: Statistics and Sampling Variability
    • 8.2: The Sampling Distribution of a Sample Proportion
    • 8.3: How Sampling Distributions Support Learning from Data
    • 8: Review Exercises
    • 8: Concept Questions

  • Chapter 9: Estimating a Population Proportion
    • 9: Stats in Practice Video Question
    • 9.1: Selecting an Estimator (7)
    • 9.2: Estimating a Population Proportion—Margin of Error (9)
    • 9.3: A Large-Sample Confidence Interval for a Population Proportion (17)
    • 9.4: Choosing a Sample Size to Achieve a Desired Margin of Error (4)
    • 9.5: Bootstrap Confidence Intervals for a Population Proportion (Optional) (4)
    • 9.6: Avoid These Common Mistakes
    • 9: Review Exercises (6)
    • 9: JMP Simulations
    • 9: Concept Questions

  • Chapter 10: Asking and Answering Questions About a Population Proportion
    • 10.1: Hypotheses and Possible Conclusions (8)
    • 10.2: Potential Errors in Hypothesis Testing (5)
    • 10.3: The Logic of Hypothesis Testing—An Informal Example (4)
    • 10.4: A Procedure for Carrying Out a Hypothesis Test (3)
    • 10.5: Large-Sample Hypothesis Tests for a Population Proportion (16)
    • 10.6: Randomization Tests and Exact Binomial Tests for One Proportion (Optional) (5)
    • 10.7: Avoid These Common Mistakes
    • 10: Review Exercises (6)
    • 10: JMP Simulations
    • 10: Concept Questions
    • 10: Test Bank

  • Chapter 11: Asking and Answering Questions About the Difference Between Two Population Proportions
    • 11.1: Estimating the Difference Between Two Population Proportions (7)
    • 11.2: Testing Hypotheses About the Difference Between Two Population Proportions (5)
    • 11.3: Inference for Two Proportions Using Data from an Experiment (7)
    • 11.4: Simulation-Based Inference for Two Proportions (Optional) (4)
    • 11.5: Avoid These Common Mistakes
    • 11: Review Exercises (4)
    • 11: JMP Simulations
    • 11: Concept Questions

  • Chapter 12: Asking and Answering Questions About a Population Mean
    • 12.1: The Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean (10)
    • 12.2: A Confidence Interval for a Population Mean (14)
    • 12.3: Testing Hypotheses About a Population Mean (11)
    • 12.4: Simulation-Based Inference for One Mean (Optional) (6)
    • 12.5: Avoid These Common Mistakes
    • 12: Review Exercises (6)
    • 12: JMP Simulations
    • 12: Concept Questions
    • 12: Labs
    • 12: Test Bank

  • Chapter 13: Asking and Answering Questions About the Difference Between Two Means
    • 13.1: Two Samples: Paired versus Independent Samples
    • 13.2: Learning About a Difference in Population Means Using Paired Samples
    • 13.3: Learning About a Difference in Population Means Using Independent Samples
    • 13.4: Inference for Two Means Using Data from an Experiment
    • 13.5: Simulation-Based Inference for Two Means (Optional)
    • 13.6: Avoid These Common Mistakes
    • 13: Review Exercises
    • 13: JMP Simulations
    • 13: Concept Questions
    • 13: Test Bank

  • Chapter 14: Learning from Categorical Data
    • 14: Stats in Practice Video Question
    • 14.1: Chi-Square Tests for Univariate Categorical Data
    • 14.2: Tests for Homogeneity and Independence In a Two-Way Table
    • 14.3: Avoid These Common Mistakes
    • 14: Review Exercises
    • 14: JMP Simulations
    • 14: Concept Questions
    • 14: Labs
    • 14: Test Bank

  • Chapter 15: Understanding Relationships—Numerical Data
    • 15.1: The Simple Linear Regression Model
    • 15.2: Inferences Concerning the Slope of the Population Regression Line
    • 15.3: Checking Model Adequacy
    • 15: Review Exercises
    • 15: Concept Questions

  • Chapter 16: Asking and Answering Questions About More Than Two Means
    • 16.1: The Analysis of Variance—Single-Factor ANOVA and the F Test
    • 16.2: Multiple Comparisons
    • 16: Review Exercises
    • 16: Concept Questions


Statistics: Learning From Data, 2nd edition, addresses common problems faced by students and instructors with an innovative approach to elementary statistics. The organization by Learning Objective, focus on real-data examples, and adherence to the Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) help students learn to think like a statistician.

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Chapter 1: Collecting Data In Reasonable Ways
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Chapter 2: Graphical Methods for Describing Data Distributions
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Chapter 3: Numerical Methods for Describing Data Distributions
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Chapter 4: Describing Bivariate Numerical Data
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Chapter 5: Probability
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Chapter 6: Random Variables and Probability Distributions
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Chapter 7: An Overview of Statistical Inference—Learning from Data
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Chapter 9: Estimating a Population Proportion
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Chapter 10: Asking and Answering Questions About a Population Proportion
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Chapter 11: Asking and Answering Questions About the Difference Between Two Population Proportions
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Chapter 12: Asking and Answering Questions About a Population Mean
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Chapter 13: Asking and Answering Questions About the Difference Between Two Means
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Chapter 14: Learning from Categorical Data
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Chapter 15: Understanding Relationships—Numerical Data
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