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STAT2 2nd Edition

Robert R. Johnson, Patricia J. Kuby

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2010, 2010
  • 368 Pages
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Overview

Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process, STAT 2 is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners at a value-based price. This concise STAT 2 includes all of the key concepts that you require and a full suite of learning aids--including chapter-by-chapter self-quizzes and downloadable flash cards--and a wealth of online teaching and learning resources.

Robert R. Johnson, Monroe Community College

Robert R. Johnson is Professor of Mathematics Emeritus and a former chair of the Mathematics Department at Monroe Community College. He received his B.S. from SUNY Cortland and his M.A. from University of Northern Iowa, both in mathematics; and has studied statistics at University of Iowa and Rochester Institute of Technology. Bob was the author of ELEMENTARY STATISTICS and JUST THE ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS until being joined by co-author Patricia Kuby. They also co-author STAT. Professor Johnson has given several presentations about the "teaching of statistics" and the use of MINITAB® in teaching statistics at various conferences and workshops. He used computers and MINITAB for over 30 years to aid in teaching statistics. He was also an active advocate for writing across the curriculum. Organizing the Beyond the Formula Statistics Conferences for teachers of Introductory Statistics was a passion from 1997 through 2005.

Patricia J. Kuby, Monroe Community College

Patricia J. Kuby is Professor of Mathematics at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York. Prior to coming to MCC, she taught at the Rochester Institute of Technology and worked as a statistician and programmer at General Motors. Patricia has been a co-author of ELEMENTARY STATISTICS since the eighth edition, JUST THE ESSENTIALS OF ELEMENTARY STATISTICS since the ninth edition and STAT. She has also written the accompanying Instructor’s Resource Manuals and Student Solutions Manuals. Patricia is an active advocate for incorporating MINITAB® and Interactive Applets into online and on-campus statistics classes and has given presentations on each of these software packages, as well as the integration of a Student Response System (clickers) in a statistics class. While at RIT, Patricia received the Excellence in Adjunct Teaching Award. She also received the Monroe Community College 2004/2005 Writing Across the Curriculum Outstanding Faculty Award for the integration of writing components into her statistics courses and the 2007/2008 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. An MCC graduate, Patricia received a B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Quality and Applied Statistics from Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • Many new real-world examples that students can relate to have been added, such as Teens using Cell Phones in Class, Busy Behind the Wheel, What Employers Look for in Seasonal Employees, and Polishing a Microchip.
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  • New problems have been added at the end of each text chapter, as well as online.
  • Updated content throughout includes the use of ogives in Chapter 2 and a new method of finding area in Chapter 9.
  • New Key Terms have been added to many of the chapters. Designed to be easy to spot, these key terms come in handy when students are reviewing the material or preparing for quizzes.
  • Some of the sections have been reorganized, improving clarity and concept sequencing.
  • Chapter 4 includes new equations of properties of probability numbers, and an expanded Notes section in the discussion of probability numbers.
  • Chapter 6 includes a new section on common z values.Specifically, the chapter has been completely rewritten to present the Standard Normal Distribution utilizing the cumulative area approach, incorporating a more intuitive idea with respect to the total area under a curve and following more closely the format used with calculators and statistical software.
  • Chapter 7 includes a new discussion about the census.
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  • An innovative combination of content delivery both in print and online provides a core text and a wealth of comprehensive multimedia teaching and learning assets based on input from student focus groups and surveys.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Chapter In Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students with a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint® and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • A full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles is available to students with the purchase of a new book. Quizzes, animations, tutorials and more are only a click away.
  • The hallmark of STAT is an engaging design perfect for visual learners--including photos and graphics to bring the material to life and headers to help readers quickly identify key concepts and their relationships--combined with a broad array of highly effective, student- and faculty-tested teaching tools.
  • STAT emphasizes practical skill-building with interactive and engaging features to help students improve their statistical literacy.
Part I: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS.
1. Statistics.
2. Descriptive Analysis and Presentation of Single-Variable Data.
3. Descriptive Analysis and Presentation of Bivariate Data.
Part II: PROBABILITY.
4. Probability.
5. Probability Distributions (Discrete Variables).
6. Normal Probability Distributions.
7. Sample Variability.
Part III: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS.
8. Introduction to Statistical Inferences.
9. Inferences Involving One Population.
10. Inferences Involving Two Populations.
Part IV: MORE INFERENTIAL STATISTICS.
11. Applications of Chi-Square.
12. Analysis of Variance.
13. Linear Correlation and Regression.
14. Elements of Nonparametric Statistics.
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FOR INSTRUCTORS

STAT, 2nd: PowerLecture CD-ROM with ExamView Test Generator

ISBN: 9781111574260
This CD-ROM provides the instructor with dynamic media tools for teaching, including Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides and figures from the book. Create, deliver, and customize tests (both print and online) in minutes with ExamView® Computerized Testing, featuring algorithmic equations. You’ll also find a link to the Solution Builder online solutions manual, allowing you to easily build solution sets for homework or exams.

Solution Builder (with Review Cards and Printed Access Card)

ISBN: 9781111670795
This online instructor database offers complete worked solutions to all exercises in the text, allowing you to create customized, secure solutions printouts (in PDF format) matched exactly to the problems you assign in class. www.cengage.com/solutionbuilder

Online Student Solutions Manual (with Review Cards and Printed Access Card)

ISBN: 9781111670863
Contains fully worked-out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises in the text, giving students a way to check their answers and ensure that they took the correct steps to arrive at an answer.

Statistics CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9780538739344
Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Online quizzes and tutorials, conceptual applets, videos, and a multimedia eBook give students dynamic tools for hands-on learning. Chapter Projects, Practice It questions, Additional Exercises, and vocabulary Flashcards offer a wealth of additional practice to help students master concepts. Technology Manuals for Microsoft® Excel®, MINITAB®, and TI-84 Plus calculators help students harness the problem-solving power of statistics technology with instruction on how to use these tools, coverage correlated directly to the text, and lab activities that make full use of each package. Downloadable datasets (in the native file formats for each software and calculator model covered by the Technology Manuals) are also provided for every real-data problem marked in the book. The instructors-only area of CourseMate includes a number of additional classroom aids.

Instructor's Edition

ISBN: 9780538496087
This instructor version of the text features tear-out classroom prep cards with chapter outlines, learning outcomes, and an overview of key concepts.

FOR STUDENTS

Online Student Solutions Manual (with Review Cards and Printed Access Card)

ISBN: 9781111670863

Statistics CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9780538739344
The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes--online with CourseMate. In addition to a multimedia eBook, interactive and supplementary material to accompany the text includes tutorials and conceptual applets--giving you dynamic tools for hands-on learning. Chapter Projects, Practice It questions, Additional Exercises, and vocabulary Flashcards offer additional practice to help you master concepts. Technology Manuals for Microsoft® Excel®, MINITAB®, and TI-84 Plus calculators help you harness the problem-solving power of statistics technology with instruction on how to use these tools, coverage correlated directly to the text, and lab activities that make full use of each package. Downloadable datasets are also provided for every real-data problem marked in the book (in the native file formats for each software and calculator model covered by the Technology Manuals).