Understanding Basic Statistics 8th edition

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Charles Henry Brase and Corrinne Pellillo Brase
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 1: Getting Started
    • 1: Stats in Practice Video Question (1)
    • 1.1: What Is Statistics? (13)
    • 1.2: Random Samples (11)
    • 1.3: Introduction to Experimental Design (10)
    • 1: Chapter Review Problems (10)
    • 1: Concept Questions (16)
    • 1: Labs (6)
    • 1: Test Bank (30)

  • Chapter 2: Organizing Data
    • 2: Stats in Practice Video Question (1)
    • 2.1: Frequency Distributions, Histograms, and Related Topics (26)
    • 2.2: Bar Graphs, Circle Graphs, and Time-Series Graphs (11)
    • 2.3: Stem-and-Leaf Displays (12)
    • 2: Chapter Review Problems (10)
    • 2: JMP Simulations (3)
    • 2: Concept Questions (10)
    • 2: Labs (5)
    • 2: Test Bank (74)

  • Chapter 3: Averages and Variation
    • 3: Stats in Practice Video Question (1)
    • 3.1: Measures of Central Tendency: Mode, Median, and Mean (30)
    • 3.2: Measures of Variation (33)
    • 3.3: Percentiles and Box-and-Whisker Plots (13)
    • 3: Chapter Review Problems (11)
    • 3: Cumulative Review Problems (18)
    • 3: JMP Simulations (2)
    • 3: Concept Questions (10)
    • 3: Labs (6)
    • 3: Test Bank (91)

  • Chapter 4: Correlation and Regression
    • 4: Stats in Practice Video Question (1)
    • 4.1: Scatter Diagrams and Linear Correlation (24)
    • 4.2: Linear Regression and the Coefficient of Determination (28)
    • 4: Chapter Review Problems (10)
    • 4: JMP Simulations (8)
    • 4: Concept Questions (8)
    • 4: Labs (6)
    • 4: Test Bank (62)

  • Chapter 5: Elementary Probability Theory
    • 5: Stats in Practice Video Question (1)
    • 5.1: What Is Probability? (21)
    • 5.2: Some Probability Rules—Compound Events (39)
    • 5.3: Trees and Counting Techniques (35)
    • 5: Chapter Review Problems (16)
    • 5: Concept Questions (8)
    • 5: Labs (5)

  • Chapter 6: The Binomial Probability Distribution and Related Topics
    • 6: Stats in Practice Video Question (1)
    • 6.1: Introduction to Random Variables and Probability Distributions (23)
    • 6.2: Binomial Probabilities (29)
    • 6.3: Additional Properties of the Binomial Distribution (26)
    • 6: Chapter Review Problems (13)
    • 6: Cumulative Review Problems (7)
    • 6: Concept Questions (16)
    • 6: Labs (5)
    • 6: Test Bank (37)

  • Chapter 7: Normal Curves and Sampling Distributions
    • 7: Stats in Practice Video Question (1)
    • 7.1: Graphs of Normal Probability Distributions (13)
    • 7.2: Standard Units and Areas Under the Standard Normal Distribution (59)
    • 7.3: Areas Under Any Normal Curve (48)
    • 7.4: Sampling Distributions (9)
    • 7.5: The Central Limit Theorem (24)
    • 7.6: Normal Approximation to Binomial Distribution and to Distribution (22)
    • 7: Chapter Review Problems (20)
    • 7: Concept Questions (14)
    • 7: Labs (5)
    • 7: Test Bank (181)

  • Chapter 8: Estimation
    • 8: Stats in Practice Video Question (2)
    • 8.1: Estimating μ When σ Is Known (20)
    • 8.2: Estimating μ When σ Is Unknown (22)
    • 8.3: Estimating p in the Binomial Distribution (25)
    • 8: Chapter Review Problems (13)
    • 8: JMP Simulations (5)
    • 8: Concept Questions (12)
    • 8: Labs (6)
    • 8: Test Bank (48)

  • Chapter 9: Hypothesis Testing
    • 9: Stats in Practice Video Question (1)
    • 9.1: Introduction to Statistical Tests (17)
    • 9.2: Testing the Mean μ (29)
    • 9.3: Testing a Proportion p (24)
    • 9: Chapter Review Problems (13)
    • 9: Cumulative Review Problems (9)
    • 9: JMP Simulations (10)
    • 9: Concept Questions (14)
    • 9: Labs (6)
    • 9: Test Bank (128)

  • Chapter 10: Inferences About Differences
    • 10.1: Tests Involving Paired Differences (Dependent Samples) (20)
    • 10.2: Inferences about the Difference of Two Means μ1μ2 (25)
    • 10.3: Inferences about the Difference of Two Proportions p1p2 (19)
    • 10: Chapter Review Problems (10)
    • 10: JMP Simulations (8)
    • 10: Concept Questions (6)
    • 10: Labs (6)
    • 10: Test Bank (36)

  • Chapter 11: Additional Topics Using Inference
    • 11: Stats in Practice Video Question (1)
    • 11.1: Chi-Square: Tests of Independence and of Homogeneity (16)
    • 11.2: Chi-Square: Goodness of Fit (17)
    • 11.3: Testing a Single Variance or Standard Deviation (12)
    • 11.4: Inferences for Correlation and Regression (18)
    • 11: Chapter Review Problems (11)
    • 11: JMP Simulations (4)
    • 11: Concept Questions (12)
    • 11: Labs (6)
    • 11: Test Bank (53)

  • Chapter PJT: Project
    • PJT.1: Project (4)


In Understanding Basic Statistics, 8th Edition, students see the real-world significance of statistics and engage with features, such as the Brase's Guided Exercises, that help them dive into the world of statistics step-by-step. The use of the graphing calculator, Microsoft® Excel®, MINITAB®, MINITAB EXPRESS, and SPSS® is covered, but not required. Help students overcome their apprehension about statistics and master the subject with Brase/Brase's Understanding Basic Statistics. A condensed and more streamlined version of the authors' best-selling Understanding Basic Statistics, 12th Edition, this resource offers instructors an effective way to teach the essentials of statistics, including early coverage of regression, within a more limited timeframe.

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  • Project Milestones (PJT) is a place for students to ideate, collaborate, and submit a longer-term project. The four sequential milestones are:
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Chapter 2: Organizing Data
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Chapter 3: Averages and Variation
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Chapter 4: Correlation and Regression
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Chapter 5: Elementary Probability Theory
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Chapter 6: The Binomial Probability Distribution and Related Topics
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Chapter 7: Normal Curves and Sampling Distributions
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Chapter 8: Estimation
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Chapter 9: Hypothesis Testing
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Chapter 10: Inferences About Differences
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Chapter 11: Additional Topics Using Inference
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