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A First Course in Statistics (10th Edition)

A First Course in Statistics (10th Edition)
Author: James T. McClave - Terry Sincich
ISBN 13: 9780136152590
ISBN 10: 136152597
Edition: 10
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-01-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 624
List Price: $136.00

KEY MESSAGE: The Tenth Edition of this highly-regarded introductory text emphasizes inference and sound decision-making through its extensive coverage of data collection and analysis. McClave develops statistical thinking and teaches readers to properly assess the credibility of inferences-from the vantage point of both the consumer and the producer. This edition incorporates more exercises and more visual features, such as redesigned end-of-chapter summaries and an increased use of applets. This text assumes a mathematical background of basic algebra.

KEY TOPICS: Statistics, Data, and Statistical Thinking; Methods for Describing Sets of Data; Probability (from McClave 11e-Chap 3); Random Variables and Probability Distributions; Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Estimation with Confidence Intervals; Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Tests of Hypothesis; Comparing Population Means; Comparing Population Proportions; Simple Linear Regression

MARKET: For all readers interested in statistics.