# The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences, 3rd Edition

## Book Description

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This remarkably engaging textbook gives biology students an introduction to statistical practice all their own. It covers essential statistical topics with examples and exercises drawn from across the life sciences, including the fields of nursing, public health, and allied health. Based on David Moore’s *The Basic Practice of Statistics*, *PSLS* mirrors that #1 bestseller’s signature emphasis on statistical thinking, real data, and what statisticians actually do. The new edition includes new and updated exercises, examples, and samples of real data, as well as an expanded range of media tools for students and instructors. What's in the LaunchPad

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### Table of Contents

PART I EXPLORING DATA VARIABLES AND DISTRIBUTIONS

CHAPTER 1 Picturing Distributions with Graphs

CHAPTER 2 Describing Distributions with Numbers

CHAPTER 3 Scatterplots and Correlation

CHAPTER 4 Regression

CHAPTER 5 Two-Way Tables

CHAPTER 6 Exploring Data: Part I Review

PART II FROM EXPLORATION TO INFERENCE

CHAPTER 7 Samples and Observational Studies

CHAPTER 8 Designing Experiments

CHAPTER 9 Introducing Probability

CHAPTER 10 General Rules of Probability

CHAPTER 11 The Normal Distributions

CHAPTER 12 Discrete Probability Distributions

CHAPTER 13 Sampling Distributions

CHAPTER 14 Introduction to Inference

CHAPTER 15 Inference in Practice

CHAPTER 16 From Exploration to Inference: Part II Review

PART III STATISTICAL INFERENCE INFERENCE ABOUT VARIABLES

CHAPTER 17 Inference about a Population Mean

CHAPTER 18 Comparing Two Means

CHAPTER 19 Inference about a Population Proportion

CHAPTER 20 Comparing Two Proportions

CHAPTER 21 The Chi-Square Test for Goodness of Fit

CHAPTER 22 The Chi-Square Test for Two-Way Tables

CHAPTER 23 Inference for Regression

CHAPTER 24 One-Way Analysis of Variance: Comparing Several Means

CHAPTER 25 Statistical Inference: Part III Review

PART IV OPTIONAL COMPANION CHAPTERS (AVAILABLE ON THE PSLS 3e COMPANION WEBSITE)

CHAPTER 26 More about Analysis of Variance: Follow-up Tests and Two-Way ANOVA

CHAPTER 27 Nonparametric Tests

CHAPTER 28 Multiple and Logistic Regression

## Book Details

- Title: The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences, 3rd Edition
- Author: Brigitte Baldi, David S. Moore
- Length: 727 pages
- Edition: Third
- Language: English
- Publisher: W. H. Freeman
- Publication Date: 2013-12-27
- ISBN-10: 1464175365
- ISBN-13: 9781464175367

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