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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 What is Statistics?
Chapter 2 Describing Data: FREQUENCY TABLES, FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTIONS, AND GRAPHIC PRESENTATION
Chapter 3 Describing Data: NUMERICAL MEASURES
Chapter 4 Describing Data: DISPLAYING AND EXPLORING DATA
Chapter 5 A Survey of Probability Concepts
Chapter 6 Discrete Probability Distributions
Chapter 7 Continuous Probability Distributions
Chapter 8 Sampling Methods and the Central Limit Theorem
Chapter 9 Estimation and Confidence Intervals
Chapter 10 One-Sample Tests of Hypothesis
Chapter 11 Two-Sample Tests of Hypothesis
Chapter 12 Analysis of Variance
Chapter 13 Correlation and Linear Regression
Chapter 14 Multiple Regression Analysis
Chapter 15 Nonparametric Methods: NOMINAL LEVEL HYPOTHESIS TESTS
Chapter 16 Nonparametric Methods: ANALYSIS OF ORDINAL DATA
Chapter 17 Index Numbers
Chapter 18 Time Series and Forecasting
Chapter 19 Statistical Process Control and Quality Management
Chapter 20 An Introduction to Decision Theory