Mathematical Statistics with Applications

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Cengage Learning, Oct 10, 2007 - Mathematics - 944 pages
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In their bestselling MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS WITH APPLICATIONS, premiere authors Dennis Wackerly, William Mendenhall, and Richard L. Scheaffer present a solid foundation in statistical theory while conveying the relevance and importance of the theory in solving practical problems in the real world. The authors' use of practical applications and excellent exercises helps students discover the nature of statistics and understand its essential role in scientific research.
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Used in a two-semester intro probability and statistics course. Great textbook. Clear examples, and lots of practice problems and solutions. I taught myself a lot straight from the book during my statistics classes. Read full review

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Contents

Discrete Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions
86
Continuous Variables and Their Probability Distributions
157
Multivariate Probability Distributions
223
Functions of Random Variables
296
Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
346
Estimation
390
Properties of Point Estimators and Methods of Estimation
444
Hypothesis Testing
488
The Analysis of Variance
661
Analysis of Categorical Data
713
Nonparametric Statistics
741
Introduction to Bayesian Methods for Inference
796
Matrices and Other Useful Mathematical Results
821
Common Probability Distributions Means Variances and MomentGenerating Functions
837
Tables
839
Answers
877

Linear Models and Estimation by Least Squares
563
Considerations in Designing Experiments
640

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About the author (2007)

Richard L. Scheaffer, Professor Emeritus of Statistics, University of Florida, received his Ph.D. in statistics from Florida State University. Accompanying a career of teaching, research and administration, Dr. Scheaffer has led efforts on the improvement of statistics education throughout the school and college curriculum. Co-author of five textbooks, he was one of the developers of the Quantitative Literacy Project that formed the basis of the data analysis strand in the curriculum standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He also led the task force that developed the AP Statistics Program, for which he served as Chief Faculty Consultant. Dr. Scheaffer is a Fellow and past president of the American Statistical Association, a past chair of the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences, and an advisor on numerous statistics education projects.

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