*Preface*

Acknowledgments

**Chapter 1: Introduction**

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Population Parameters and Sample Statistics

1.3 Historical Background

1.4 Types of Data

1.5 Need of a Sample

1.6 Data Collection Methods

1.7 Sampling Methods

1.8 Technology in Statistical Analysis

*Exercises*

**Chapter 2: Descriptive Statistics**

2.1 Organizing and Displaying Data

2.2 Frequency Table

2.3 Graphical Displays

2.4 Numerical Measures

2.5 Measures of Central Tendency

2.6 Measures of Variation

2.7 Measures of Position

*Exercises*

**Chapter 3: Inferential Statistics**

3.1 Definitions

3.2 Basic Approaches to Computing Probability

3.3 Relationships among Events

3.4 Conditional Probability

3.5 Counting

*Exercises*

**Chapter 4: Discrete Probability Distributions**

4.1 Definitions

4.2 Discrete Probability Distributions

4.3 Other Situations

4.4 Mean or Expected Value of a Discrete Random Variable

4.5 Variance and Standard Deviation of a Discrete Random Variable

*Exercises*

**Chapter 5: Continuous Probability Distributions**

5.1 Definitions

5.2 The Normal Distribution

5.3 Sampling Distributions

5.4 The Central Limit Theorem

5.5 Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution

*Exercises*

**Chapter 6: Inferences about Population Parameters**

6.1 Inferences about Population Proportion *p*

6.2 Inferences about Population Mean μ

6.3 Inferences about Population Variance σ2

6.4 Testing Statistical Hypotheses Regarding Population Mean μ

6.5 Testing Statistical Hypotheses Regarding Population Proportion *p*

6.6 Testing Statistical Hypotheses Regarding Population Variance σ2

*Exercises*

**Chapter 7: Comparing Two Population Parameters**

7.1 Comparing Two Population Proportions

7.2 Comparing Two Independent Population Means

7.3 Comparing Two Dependent or Matched Population Means

7.4 Comparing Two Independent Population Variances

*Exercises*

**Chapter 8: Chi-square Tests and Analysis of Variance**

8.1 Chi-square Goodness-of-fit Test

8.2 Test for Homogeneity

8.3 Test for Homogeneity

8.4 Analysis of Variance

*Exercises*

**Chapter 9: Association between Two Variables**

9.1 Correlation Coefficient

9.2 Simple Linear Regression

*Exercises*

**Appendix I**

I.1 Solutions for Selected Exercises from Chapter 1

I.2 Solutions for Selected Exercises from Chapter 2

I.3 Solutions for Selected Exercises from Chapter 3

I.4 Solutions for Selected Exercises from Chapter 4

I.5 Solutions for Selected Exercises from Chapter 5

I.6 Solutions for Selected Exercises from Chapter 6

I.7 Solutions for Selected Exercises from Chapter 7

I.8 Solutions for Selected Exercises from Chapter 8

I.9 Solutions for Selected Exercises from Chapter 9

**Appendix II**

* Table 1:* Random Number Generating Table

* Table 2: *Standard Normal Cumulative Probability

*Table 3:* t-Distribution Percentiles

*Table 4:* Chi-square Distribution Percentiles

* Table 5:* F-distribution Percentiles

*Index*