Schaum's Outline of Statistics

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November 30, 2007


Electronic book text, 577 pages


0071594469 / 9780071594462

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  • A concise guide to the standard college course in statistics
  • 486 fully worked problems of varying difficulty
  • 660 additional practice problems

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Variables and Graphs
Chapter 2. Frequency Distributions
Chapter 3. The Mean, Median, Mode, and Other Measures of Central Tendency
Chapter 4. The Standard Deviation and Other Measures of Dispersion
Chapter 5. Moments, Skewness, and Kurtosis
Chapter 6. Elementary Probability Theory
Chapter 7. The Binomial, Normal, and Poisson Distributions
Chapter 8. Elementary Sampling Theory
Chapter 9. Statistical Estimation Theory
Chapter 10. Statistical Decision Theory
Chapter 11. Small Sampling Theory
Chapter 12. The Chi-Square Test
Chapter 13. Curve Fitting and the Method of Least Squares
Chapter 14. Correlation Theory
Chapter 15. Multiple and Partial Correlation
Chapter 16. Analysis of Variance
Chapter 17. Nonparametric Tests
Chapter 18. Statistical Process Control and Process Capability
Answers to Supplementary Problems
Appendix I: Ordinates (Y) of the Standard Normal Curve at z
Appendix II: Areas Under the Standard Normal Curve from 0 to z
Appendix III: Percentile Values (tp) for Student's t Distribution with v Degrees of Freedom
Appendix IV: Percentile Values (X2p) for the Chi-Square Distribution with v Degrees of Freedom
Appendix V: 95th Percentile Values for the F Distribution
Appendix VI: 99th Percentile Values for the F Distribution
Appendix VII:
Appendix IX: Random Numbers

Author comments

Murray J. Spiegel was Chairman of Mathematics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Larry J. Stephens, Ph.D., is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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