## Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, Enhanced Review EditionThis market-leading text provides a comprehensive introduction to probability and statistics for engineering students in all specialties. This proven, accurate book and its excellent examples evidence Jay Devore's reputation as an outstanding author and leader in the academic community. Devore emphasizes concepts, models, methodology, and applications as opposed to rigorous mathematical development and derivations. Through the use of lively and realistic examples, students go beyond simply learning about statistics-they actually put the methods to use. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. |

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this book can teach you nothing. basically it's a workbook & assume that you know all the theory shit

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This book is probably one of the worst books to learn statistics from. The author uses the same examples over and over again and simple things are written in overly complicated ways.

### Contents

Overview and Descriptive Statistics | 1 |

Probability | 46 |

Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions | 86 |

Continuous Random Variables and Probability Distributions | 130 |

Joint Probability Distributions and Random Samples | 184 |

Point Estimation | 227 |

Statistical Intervals Based on a Single Sample | 254 |

Tests of Hypotheses Based on a Single Sample | 284 |

Simple Linear Regression and Correlation | 446 |

Nonlinear and Multiple Regression | 500 |

GoodnessofFit Tests and Categorical Data Analysis | 568 |

DistributionFree Procedures | 599 |

Quality Control Methods | 625 |

Appendix Tables | 663 |

Answers to Selected OddNumbered Exercises | 691 |

710 | |

Inferences Based on Two Samples | 325 |

The Analysis of Variance | 369 |

Multifactor Analysis of Variance | 397 |

721 | |

Sample Exams | 725 |

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