# Introduction to Probability and Statistics, 4th Edition

**William Mendenhall****S. Ejaz Ahmed****Robert J. Beaver****Barbara M. Beaver****ISBN-10:**0176857044**ISBN-13:**9780176857042- 0 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2014, 2011, 2009
- COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published

**William Mendenhall****S. Ejaz Ahmed****Robert J. Beaver****Barbara M. Beaver****ISBN-10:**0176857044**ISBN-13:**9780176857042- 0 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2014, 2011, 2009
- COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published

In the technologically advanced world of today, we encounter data and statistics daily. From news outlets to retail to social media, it is becoming ever more important to understand statistics and how they are used. Introduction to Probability and Statistics is written to help “train your brain” for statistical thinking and understanding, a theme central to this 4th Canadian Edition. This text contains full coverage of descriptive and inferential statistics while taking a user-friendly approach to help students practice, understand and connect to statistical thinking. The 4th Canadian Edition aims to bolster student success with exercises that encourage students to use the breadth of their knowledge and develop strong conceptual foundations. Distinctly Canadian and engaging examples and data, such as that from social media, make Introduction to Probability and Statistics relevant and modern for today’s Canadian students and instructors.

- Simple and clear presentation of descriptive and inferential statistics
- Over 1300 exercise sets containing real applications and Canadian examples
- Case studies and projects are including throughout to bring the material to life
- Need to Know sections provide additional information, definitions or procedures
- Technology Today sections provide instructions to reinforce and visualize statistical concepts on Microsoft Excel and MINITAB
- WebAssign engages students with immediate feedback, rich tutorial content, and interactive eBooks, helping them to develop a deeper conceptual understanding of the subject matter. WA offers interactive features that go far beyond simply duplicating text problems online. Students can watch solution videos, see problems solved step-by-step, and receive feedback as they complete their homework. Online assignments can be selected from thousands of text-specific problems, supplemented with problems from other Cengage Learning and Nelson Education textbooks. WA promotes active learning and time on task, and respects diverse ways of learning.

Introduction

Chapter 1: Describing Data with Graphs

Chapter 2: Describing Data with Numerical Measures

Chapter 3: Describing Bivariate Data

Chapter 4: Probability and Probability Distributions

Chapter 5: Several Useful Discrete Distributions

Chapter 6: The Normal Probability Distribution

Chapter 7: Sampling Distributions

Chapter 8: Large-Sample Estimation

Chapter 9: Large-Sample Tests of Hypotheses

Chapter 10: Inference from Small Samples

Chapter 11: The Analysis of Variance

Chapter 12: Linear Regression and Correlation

Chapter 13: Multiple Regression Analysis

Chapter 14: Analysis of Categorical Data

Chapter 15: Nonparametric Statistics

Appendix/Tables

Data Sources

Answers to Selected Exercises

Index

- New and updated cases and exercises
- Examples and discussion from social media makes content real and relevant for today’s statistics student

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.

Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

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