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Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences 7th edition


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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Overview and Descriptive Statistics
    • 1.1: Populations, Samples, and Processes (5)
    • 1.2: Pictorial and Tabular Methods in Descriptive Statistics (12)
    • 1.3: Measures of Location (8)
    • 1.4: Measures of Variability (10)
    • 1: Supplementary Exercises
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 2: Sample Spaces and Events
    • 2.1: Sample Spaces and Events (6)
    • 2.2: Axioms, Interpretations, and Properties of Probability (10)
    • 2.3: Counting Techniques (5)
    • 2.4: Conditional Probability (9)
    • 2.5: Independence (7)
    • 2: Supplementary Exercises
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 3: Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions
    • 3.1: Random Variables (6)
    • 3.2: Probability Distributions for Discrete Random Variables (10)
    • 3.3: Expected Values (8)
    • 3.4: The Binomial Probability Distribution (6)
    • 3.5: Hypergeometric and Negative Binomial Distributions (3)
    • 3.6: The Poisson Probability Distribution (8)
    • 3: Supplementary Exercises
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 4: Continuous Random Variables and Probability Distributions
    • 4.1: Probability Density Functions (8)
    • 4.2: Cumulative Distribution Functions and Expected Values (9)
    • 4.3: The Normal Distribution (11)
    • 4.4: The Exponential and Gamma Distributions (5)
    • 4.5: Other Continuous Distributions (2)
    • 4.6: Probability Plots (2)
    • 4: Supplementary Exercises (1)
    • Active Example (11)

  • Chapter 5: Joint Probability Distributions and Random Samples
    • 5.1: Jointly Distributed Random Variables (13)
    • 5.2: Expected Values, Covariance, and Correlation (9)
    • 5.3: Statistics and Their Distributions (8)
    • 5.4: The Distribution of the Sample Mean (10)
    • 5.5: The Distribution of a Linear Combination (1)
    • 5: Supplementary Exercises
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 6: Point Estimation
    • 6.1: Some General Concepts and Point Estimation (18)
    • 6.2: Methods of Point Estimation (11)
    • 6: Supplementary Exercises (6)
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 7: Statistical Intervals Based on a Single Sample
    • 7.1: Basic Properties of Confidence Intervals (7)
    • 7.2: Large-Sample Confidence Intervals for a Population Mean and Proportion (13)
    • 7.3: Intervals Based on a Normal Population Distribution (13)
    • 7.4: Confidence Intervals for the Variance and Standard Deviation of a Normal Population (4)
    • 7: Supplementary Exercises (4)
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 8: Tests of Hypotheses Based on a Single Sample
    • 8.1: Hypotheses and Test Procedures (7)
    • 8.2: Tests About a Population Proportion (16)
    • 8.3: Tests Concerning a Population Proportion (9)
    • 8.4: P-Values (8)
    • 8.5: Some Comments on Selecting a Test
    • 8: Supplementary Exercises (1)
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 9: Inferences Based on Two Samples
    • 9.1: z Tests and Confidence Intervals for a Difference Between Two Population Means (13)
    • 9.2: The Two-Sample t Test and Confidence Interval (10)
    • 9.3: Analysis of Paired Data (4)
    • 9.4: Inferences Concerning a Difference Between Population Proportions (5)
    • 9.5: Inferences Concerning Two Population Variances (4)
    • 9: Supplementary Exercises
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 10: The Analysis of Variance
    • 10.1: Single-Factor ANOVA (9)
    • 10.2: Multiple Comparisons in ANOVA (12)
    • 10.3: More on Single-Factor ANOVA (11)
    • 10: Supplementary Exercises (5)
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 11: Multifactor Analysis of Variance
    • 11.1: Two-Factor ANOVA with Kij = 1 (11)
    • 11.2: Two-Factor ANOVA with Kij > 1 (6)
    • 11.3: Three-Factor ANOVA (5)
    • 11.4: 2P Factorial Experiments (3)
    • 11: Supplementary Exercises (10)
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 12: Simple Linear Regression and Correlation
    • 12.1: The Simple Linear Regression Model (3)
    • 12.2: Estimating Model Parameters (9)
    • 12.3: Inferences About the Slope Parameter β1 (7)
    • 12.4: Inferences Concerning µY · x* and the Prediction of Future Y Values (6)
    • 12.5: Correlation (8)
    • 12: Supplementary Exercises (2)
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 13: Nonlinear and Multiple Regression
    • 13.1: Aptness of the Model and Model Checking (6)
    • 13.2: Regression with Transformed Variables (6)
    • 13.3: Polynomial Regression (5)
    • 13.4: Multiple Regression Analysis (14)
    • 13.5: Other Issues in Multiple Regression
    • 13: Supplementary Exercises (5)
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 14: Goodness-of-Fit Tests and Categorical Data Analysis
    • 14.1: Goodness-of-Fit Tests When Category Probabilities Are Completely Specified (11)
    • 14.2: Goodness-of-Fit Tests for Composite Hypotheses (7)
    • 14.3: Two-Way Contingency Tables (9)
    • 14: Supplementary Exercises (8)
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 15: Distribution-Free Procedures
    • 15.1: The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test (9)
    • 15.2: The Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test (7)
    • 15.3: Distribution-Free Confidence Intervals (6)
    • 15.4: Distribution-Free ANOVA (5)
    • 15: Supplementary Exercises (8)
    • Active Example (10)

  • Chapter 16: Quality Control Methods
    • 16.1: General Comments on Control Charts (1)
    • 16.2: Control Charts for Process Location (10)
    • 16.3: Control Charts for Process Variation (4)
    • 16.4: Control Charts for Attributes (8)
    • 16.5: CUSUM Procedures (4)
    • 16.6: Acceptance Sampling (6)
    • 16: Supplementary Exercises (2)
    • Active Example (10)

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