# Mathematical Statistics with Applications

Duxbury, 2002 - Mathematics - 853 pages
This is the most widely used mathematical statistics text at the top 200 universities in the United States. Premiere authors Dennis Wackerly, William Mendenhall, and Richard L. Scheaffer present a solid undergraduate 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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#### Review: Mathematical Statistics with Applications (Mathematical Statistics (W/ Applications))

I haven't read several books on this subject, but this one was right for me. Most statistics books are aimed at high school or freshmen non engineers. This is a little harder, although not impossible to follow. Read full review

#### Review: Mathematical Statistics with Applications (Mathematical Statistics (W/ Applications))

User Review  - Vanessa - Goodreads

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

### Contents

 Discrete Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions 83 Continuous Random Variables and Their Probability 150

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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.