# Schaum's Outline of Statistics

McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 21, 1999 - Mathematics - 512 pages
This Schaum's Study Guide is the perfect tool for getting a handle on statistics. Fully stocked with solved problemsŃ508 of themŃit shows you how to work problems that may not have been fully explained in class. Plus you get 694 additional problems to use for practice, with answers at the back of the book. Ideal for independent study, brushup before exams, or preparation for professional tests, this Schaum's guide is clear, complete, and well-organized. It even prepares you for computer solutions of statistical problems, fully explaining the use of Minitab, the most popular statistical software. It's the perfect supplement for any course in statistics, and a super helper for the math-challenged.

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### Contents

 Variables and Graphs 1 Frequency Distributions 36 The Mean Median Mode and Other Measures 58 The Standard Deviation and Other Measures 89 Moments Skewness and Kurtosis 114 Elementary Probability Theory 127 The Binomial Normal and Poisson Distributions 155 Elementary Sampling Theory 181
 Curve Fitting and the Method of Least Squares 281 Correlation Theory 311 Multiple and Partial Correlation 345 Analysis of Variance 362 Nonparametric tests 402 Analysis of Time Series 434 Statistical Process Control and Process Capability 470 Answers to Supplementary Problems 495

 Statistical Estimation Theory 201 Statistical Decision Theory 216 Small Sampling Theory 242 The ChiSquare Test 261
 Ordinates Y of the Standard Normal Curve at z 521 FourPlace Common Logarithms 527 Copyright

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Page 131 - The number of permutations of n objects taken r at a time is n\ ,,Pr = n(n - l)(n- 2) • - • (n - r + 1) In particular, nPt = n, nPn = n'..
Page 347 - RĚ2Ě, lies between 0 and 1. The closer it is to 1, the better is the linear relationship between the variables.
Page 89 - The degree to which numerical data tend to spread about an average value is called the variation or dispersion of the data.
Page 7 - For a number greater than 1 , the characteristic is positive and is one less than the number of digits before the decimal point.
Page 89 - Range The range of a set of numbers is the difference between the largest and the smallest numbers.
Page 6 - For a number less than 1, the characteristic is negative and is one more than the number of zeros immediately following the decimal point. The...
Page 143 - From 7 Englishmen and 4 Americans a committee of 6 is to be formed: in how many ways can this be done, (1) when the committee contains exactly 2 Americans, (2) at least 2 Americans...
Page 4 - ... x is called the independent variable, and y is called the dependent variable. The symbol /(*), which is read "/of x," is often used instead of y to represent the range value of the function.
Page 59 - An average is a value that is typical, or representative, of a set of data. Since such typical values tend to lie centrally within a set of data arranged according to magnitude, averages are also called measures of central tendency.