**Part I: Getting the Information You Need **

**Chapter 1 Data Collection **

**1.1 **Introduction to the Practice of Statistics

**1.2 **Observational Studies, Experiments, and Simple Random

Sampling

**1.3 **Other Effective Sampling Methods

**1.4 **Sources of Error in Sampling

**1.5 **The Design of Experiments

*Chapter Review *

*Case Study: *Chrysalises for Cash (on CD)

**Part II: Descriptive Statistics **

**Chapter 2 Organizing and Summarizing Data**

**2.1 **Organizing Qualitative Data

**2.2 **Organizing Quantitative Data

**2.3 **Graphical Misrepresentations of Data

*Chapter Review*

*Case Study: *The Day the Sky Roared (on CD)

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**Chapter 3 Numerically Summarizing Data**

**3.1 **Measures of Central Tendency

**3.2 **Measures of Dispersion

**3.3 **Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion from Grouped

Data

**3.4 **Measures of Position

**3.5 **The Five-Number Summary and Boxplots

*Chapter Review *

*Case Study:*Who Was 'A Mourner'? (on CD)

**Chapter 4 Describing the Relation between Two Variables**

**4.1 **Scatter Diagrams and Correlation

**4.2 **Least-Squares Regression

**4.3 **The Coefficient of Determination

*Chapter Review*

*Case Study: *Thomas Malthus, Population, and Subsistence (on CD)

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**Part III: Probability and Probability Distributions**

**Chapter 5 Probability**

**5.1 **Probability Rules

**5.2 **The Addition Rule and Complements

**5.3 **Independence and the Multiplication Rule

**5.4 **Conditional Probability and the General Multiplication Rule

**5.5 **Counting Techniques

*Chapter Review*

*Case Study: *The Case of the Body in the Bag (on CD)

**Chapter 6 Discrete Probability Distributions**

**6.1 **Discrete Random Variables

**6.2 **The Binomial Probability Distribution

*Chapter Review*

*Case Study: *The Voyage of the St.Andrew (on CD)

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**Chapter 7 The Normal Probability Distribution**

**7.1 **Properties of the Normal Distribution

**7.2 **The Standard Normal Distribution

**7.3 **Applications of the Normal Distribution

**7.4 **Assessing Normality

**7.5 **The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Probability Distribution

*Chapter Review*

*Case Study: *A Tale of Blood, Chemistry, and Health (on CD)

Putting It All Together: Probability

**Part IV: Inference: From Samples to Population**

**Chapter 8 Sampling Distributions**

**8.1 **Distribution of the Sample Mean

**8.2 **Distribution of the Sample Proportion

*Chapter Review*

*Case Study: *Sampling Distribution of the Median (on CD)

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**Chapter 9 Estimating the Value of a Parameter Using Confidence Intervals**

**9.1 **The Logic in Constructing Confidence Intervals about a Population Mean Where the Population Standard Deviation is Known

**9.2 **Confidence Intervals about a Population Mean in Practice Where the Population Standard Deviation is Unknown

**9.3 **Confidence Intervals about a Population Proportion

**9.4 **Putting It All Together:Which Method Do I Use?

*Chapter Review *

*Case Study: *The Search for a Fire-Safe Cigarette (on CD)

**Chapter 10 Testing Claims Regarding a Parameter**

**10.1 **The Language of Hypothesis Testing

**10.2 **Testing Claims about a Population Mean Assuming the Population Standard Deviation Is Known

**10.3 **Testing Claims about a Population Mean in Practice

**10.4 **Testing Claims about a Population Proportion

**10.5 **Putting It All Together:Which Method Do I Use?

*Chapter Review*

*Case Study: *How Old Is Stonehenge? (on CD)

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**Chapter 11 Inference on Two Samples**

**11.1 **Inference about Two Means: Dependent Samples

**11.2 **Inference about Two Means: Independent Samples

**11.3 **Inference about Two Population Proportions

**11.4 **Putting It All Together: Which Method Do I Use?

*Chapter Review*

*Case Study: *Control in the Design of an Experiment (on CD)

**Chapter 12 Additional Inferential Procedures**

**12.1 **Goodness of Fit Test

**12.2 **Tests for Independence and the Homogeneity of Proportions

**12.3 **Testing the Significance of the Least-Squares Regression Model

**12.4 **Confidence and Prediction Intervals

*Chapter Review*

*Case Study: *Feeling Lucky? Well, Are You? (on CD)

**Additional Topics on CD**

**C.1 Review of Lines**

**C.2 Confidence Intervals about a Population Standard Deviation**

**C.3 Testing Claims about the Population Standard Deviation**

**C.4 One-Way Analysis of Variance**

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**Appendix A Tables**

**Answers**

**Index**