Introductory statisticsKEY MESSAGE: Weiss Introductory Statistics, Eighth Edition, features a thorough presentation of the reasoning behind statistics, balanced with analysis and exploration of real data. This book develops statistical thinking over rote drill and practice. The Nature of Statistics; Organizing Data; Descriptive Measures; Probability Concepts; Discrete Random Variables; The Normal Distribution; The Sampling Distribution of the Sample Menu; Confidence Intervals for One Population Mean; Hypothesis Tests for One Population Mean; Inferences for Two Population Means; Inferences for Population Standard Deviations; Inferences for Population Proportions; ChiSquare Procedures; Descriptive Methods in Regression and Correlation; Inferential Methods in Regression and Correlation; Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) For all readers interested in Introductory Statistics. 
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User Review  Paula  GoodreadsVery good book that really explains statistics. Read full review
Review: Introductory Statistics (8th Edition)
User Review  Paula  GoodreadsVery good book that really explains statistics. Read full review
Contents
DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS  37 
General Objectives and Chapter Outline  89 
General Objectives and Chapter Outline  147 
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age and price alternative hypothesis assumptions binomial boxplot chisquare Compute Concepts and Skills confidence interval confidence level critical value data provide sufficient data set denote Determine difference estimate event evidence to conclude Example Explain your answer Fcurve fdistribution ftest formula frequency histogram gas mileage graph histogram hypothesis test independent samples Key Fact KruskalWallis test Lefttailed MannWhitney test margin of error median Minitab normal probability plot null hypothesis obtain oneway ANOVA Orions outliers output Pvalue percentage perform a hypothesis population mean population proportion population standard deviation possible sample press ENTER Printout probability distribution procedure provide sufficient evidence random variable Refer to Exercise regression equation regression line reject H0 Righttailed sample data sample mean sample standard deviation sampling distribution scores shown in Fig significance level simple random sampling specified standard normal curve stemandleaf diagram Step test statistic text box Twotailed variable under consideration weight Wilcoxon signedrank test zscore