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Mostly Harmless Statistics

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Rachel L. Webb, Portland State University

Copyright Year: 2021

Publisher: Portland State University Library

Language: English

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Introduction to Data
  • Chapter 2 Organizing Data
  • Chapter 3 Descriptive Statistics
  • Chapter 4 Probability
  • Chapter 5 Discrete Probability Distributions
  • Chapter 6 Continuous Probability Distributions
  • Chapter 7 Confidence Intervals for One Population
  • Chapter 8 Hypothesis Tests for One Population
  • Chapter 9 Hypothesis Tests & Confidence Intervals for Two Populations
  • Chapter 10 Chi-Square Tests
  • Chapter 11 Analysis of Variance
  • Chapter 12 Correlation and Regression
  • Chapter 12 Formulas
  • Chapter 12 Exercises
  • Chapter 13 Nonparametric Tests

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  • About the Book

    This text is for an introductory level probability and statistics course with an intermediate algebra prerequisite. The focus of the text follows the American Statistical Association’s Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE). Software examples provided for Microsoft Excel, TI-84 & TI-89 calculators. A formula packet and pdf version of the text are available on the website http://mostlyharmlessstatistics.com. Students new to probability and statistics are sure to benefit from this fully ADA accessible and relevant textbook. The examples resonate with everyday life, the text is approachable, and has a conversational tone to provide an inclusive and easy to read format for students.

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    Rachel L. Webb, Portland State University