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# Statistics in Practice

## First EditionDavid S. Moore; William Notz; Michael Fligner

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*Statistics in Practice* is an exciting new addition to W.H. Freeman’s introductory statistics list. Co-authored by David Moore, it maintains his pioneering data analysis approach but incorporates significant changes designed to help students. *Statistics in Practice* introduces data collection early, covers tests of proportions first before tests of means, and engages students with its conversational writing style. *SIP *is a modern approach to the introductory statistics course, clearly showing the importance of statistics to students during their academic life and beyond.

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**PART I: EXPLORING DATA**

*Exploring Data: Variables and Distributions*

1. Picturing Distributions with Graphs

2. Describing Distributions with Numbers

3. The Normal Distributions

*Exploring Data: Relationships*

4. Scatterplots and Correlation

5. Regression

6. Two-Way Tables*

7. Exploring Data: Part I Review

**PART II: PRODUCING DATA**

8. Producing Data: Sampling

9. Producing Data: Experiments

*Commentary: Data Ethics**

10. Producing Data: Part II Review

**PART III: PROBABILITY**

11. Introducing Probability

12. General Rules of Probability*

13. Binomial Distributions*

14. Probability: Part III Review

**PART IV: INFERENCE ABOUT VARIABLES**

*Categorical Response Variable*

15. Sampling Distribution for a Proportion

16. Confidence Intervals: The Basics

17. Tests of Significance: The Basics

18. Comparing Two Proportions

*Quantitative Response Variable*

19. Sampling Distribution for a Mean

20. Inference about a Population Mean

21. Comparing Two Means

22. Inference in Practice

23. Inference about Variables: Part IV Review

**PART V: INFERENCE ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS**

24. Two Categorical Variables: The Chi-Square Test

25. Inference for Regression

26. One-Way Analysis of Variance: Comparing Several Means

**PART VI: OPTIONAL COMPANION CHAPTERS**

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27. Nonparametric Tests

28. Statistical Process Control

29. Multiple Regression

30. More about Analysis of Variance