# Mind on Statistics 4th edition

Jessica M. Utts and Robert F. Heckard
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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• Chapter 1: Statistics Success Stories and Cautionary Tales
• 1.1: What Is Statistics?
• 1.2: Eight Statistical Stories with Morals
• 1.3: The Common Elements in the Eight Stories
• 1: Chapter Exercises (10)
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems (1)
• Active Examples

• Chapter 2: Turning Data Into Information
• 2.1: Raw Data (4)
• 2.2: Types of Variables (4)
• 2.3: Summarizing One or Two Categorical Variables (6)
• 2.4: Exploring Features of Quantitative Data with Pictures (2)
• 2.5: Numerical Summaries of Quantitative Variables (5)
• 2.6: How to Handle Outliers (1)
• 2.7: Bell-Shaped Distributions and Standard Deviations (7)
• 2.8: Skillbuilder Applet: The Empirical Rule in Action
• 2: Chapter Exercises (2)
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems (2)
• Active Examples (3)

• Chapter 3: Relationships Between Quantitative Variables
• 3.1: Looking for Patterns with Scatterplots (1)
• 3.2: Describing Linear Patterns with a Regression Line (12)
• 3.3: Measuring Strength and Direction with Correlation (6)
• 3.4: Regression and Correlation Difficulties and Disasters (2)
• 3.5: Correlation Does Not Prove Causation
• 3.6: Skillbuilder Applet: Exploring Correlation
• 3: Chapter Exercises (4)
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems
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• Active Examples (3)

• Chapter 4: Relationships Between Categorical Variables
• 4.1: Displaying Relationships Between Categorical Variables
• 4.3: The Effect of a Third Variable and Simpson's Paradox (11)
• 4.4: Assessing the Statistical Significance of a 2x2 Table (2)
• 4: Chapter Exercises (3)
• Extra Problems
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• Active Examples (2)

• Chapter 5: Sampling: Surveys and How to Ask Questions
• 5.1: Collecting and Using Sample Data Wisely (3)
• 5.2: Margin of Error, Confidence Intervals, and Sample Size (13)
• 5.3: Choosing a Simple Random Sample
• 5.4: Other Sampling Methods (3)
• 5.5: Difficulties and Disasters in Sampling
• 5.6: How to Ask Survey Questions
• 5.7: Skillbuilder Applet: Random Sampling in Action
• 5: Chapter Exercises (4)
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems
• Active Examples (7)

• Chapter 6: Gathering Useful Data for Examining Relationships
• 6.1: Speaking the Language of Research Studies (3)
• 6.2: Designing a Good Experiment (5)
• 6.3: Designing a Good Observational Study (2)
• 6.4: Difficulties and Disasters in Experiments and Observational Studies (3)
• 6: Chapter Exercises (5)
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems
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• Active Examples (2)

• Chapter 7: Probability
• 7.1: Random Circumstances (2)
• 7.2: Interpretations of Probability (5)
• 7.3: Probability Definitions and Relationships (2)
• 7.4: Basic Rules for Finding Probabilities (8)
• 7.5: Finding Complicated Probabilities (12)
• 7.6: Using Simulation to Estimate Probabilities (2)
• 7.7: Flawed Intuitive Judgments About Probability (2)
• 7: Chapter Exercises (17)
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems (1)
• Active Examples (5)

• Chapter 8: Random Variables
• 8.1: What Is a Random Variable? (3)
• 8.2: Discrete Random Variables (10)
• 8.3: Expectations for Random Variables (11)
• 8.4: Binomial Random Variables (7)
• 8.5: Continuous Random Variables (1)
• 8.6: Normal Random Variables (11)
• 8.7: Approximating Binomial Distribution Probabilities
• 8.8: Sums, Differences, and Combinations of Random Variables (8)
• 8: Chapter Exercises (9)
• Extra Problems
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• Extra Problems (2)
• Active Examples (8)

• Chapter 9: Understanding Sampling Distribution: Statistics as Random Variables
• 9.1: Parameters, Statistics, and Statistical Inference
• 9.2: From Curiosity to Questions About Parameters
• 9.3: SD Module 0: An Overview of Sampling Distributions
• 9.4: SD Module 1: Sampling Distribution for One Sample Proportion (7)
• 9.5: SD Module 2: Sampling Distribution for the Difference in Two Sample Proportions (2)
• 9.6: SD Module 3: Sampling Distribution for One Sample Mean (3)
• 9.7: SD Module 4: Sampling Distribution for the Sample Mean of Paired Differences
• 9.8: SD Module 5: Sampling Distribution for the Difference in Two Sample Means
• 9.9: Preparing for Statistical Inference: Standardized Statistics (3)
• 9.10: Generalizations beyond the Big Five (6)
• 9.11: Skillbuilder Applet: Finding the Pattern in Sample Means (1)
• 9: Chapter Exercises (3)
• Extra Problems
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• Active Examples (4)

• Chapter 10: Estimating Proportions with Confidence
• 10.1: CI Module 0: An Overview of Confidence Intervals (2)
• 10.2: CI Module 1: Confidence Intervals for a Population Proportion (8)
• 10.3: CI Module 2: Confidence Intervals for the Difference in Two Population Proportions (2)
• 10.4: Using Confidence Intervals to Guide Decisions (6)
• 10: Chapter Exercises
• Extra Problems
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• Extra Problems (4)
• Active Examples (2)

• Chapter 11: Estimating Means with Confidence
• 11.1: Introduction to Confidence Intervals for Means (5)
• 11.2: CI Module 3: Confidence Interval for One Population Mean (7)
• 11.3: CI Module 4: Confidence Interval for the Population Mean of Paired Differences
• 11.4: CI Module 5: Confidence Interval for the Difference in Two Population Means (7)
• 11.5: Understanding Any Confidence Interval (2)
• 11.6: Skillbuilder Applet: The Confidence Level in Action
• 11: Chapter Exercises (15)
• Extra Problems
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• Extra Problems (1)
• Active Examples (2)

• Chapter 12: Testing Hypotheses About Proportions
• 12.1: HT Module 0: An Overview of Hypothesis Testing (18)
• 12.2: HT Module 1: Testing Hypotheses about a Population Proportion (5)
• 12.3: HT Module 2: Testing Hypotheses about the Difference in Two Population Proportions (5)
• 12.4: Sample Size, Statistical Significance, and Practical Importance (4)
• 12: Chapter Exercises (10)
• Extra Problems
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• Active Examples (3)

• Chapter 13: Testing Hypotheses About Means
• 13.1: Introduction to Hypothesis Tests for Means
• 13.2: HT Module 3: Testing Hypotheses about One Population Mean (5)
• 13.3: HT Module 4: Testing Hypotheses about the Population Mean of Paired Differences (3)
• 13.4: HT Module 5: Testing Hypotheses about the Difference in Two Population Means (Independent Samples) (4)
• 13.5: The Relationship Between Significance Tests and Confidence Intervals (2)
• 13.6: Choosing an Appropriate Inference Procedure
• 13.7: Effect Size (3)
• 13.8: Evaluating Significance in Research Reports
• 13: Chapter Exercises (6)
• Extra Problems
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• Active Examples (2)

• Chapter 14: Inference About Simple Regression
• 14.1: Sample and Population Regression Models (4)
• 14.2: Estimating the Standard Deviation for Regression (4)
• 14.3: Inference about the Slope of a Linear Regression (2)
• 14.4: Predicting y and Estimating Mean y at a Specific x (1)
• 14.5: Checking Conditions for Using Regression Models for Inference (2)
• 14: Chapter Exercises (8)
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems
• Extra Problems (1)
• Active Examples (3)

• Chapter 15: More about Inference for Categorical Variables
• 15.1: The Chi-Square Test for Two-Way Tables (8)
• 15.2: Analyzing 2x2 Tables (5)
• 15.3: Testing Hypotheses about One Categorical Variable: Goodness-of-Fit (4)
• 15: Chapter Exercises (3)
• Extra Problems
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• Extra Problems (2)
• Active Examples (3)

• Chapter 16: Analysis of Variance
• 16.1: Comparing Means with an ANOVA F-Test (1)
• 16.2: Details of One-Way Analysis of Variance (7)
• 16.3: Other Methods for Comparing Populations (2)
• 16.4: Two-Way Analysis of Variance (1)
• 16: Chapter Exercises (3)
• Extra Problems
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• Extra Problems (1)
• Active Examples (5)

• Chapter 17: Turning Information Into Wisdom
• 17.1: Beyond the Data
• 17.2: Transforming Uncertainty Into Wisdom
• 17.3: Making Personal Decisions
• 17.4: Control of Societal Risks
• 17.5: Understanding Our World
• 17.6: Getting to Know You
• 17.7: Words to the Wise
• 17: Chapter Exercises (11)
• Extra Problems
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• Active Examples (1)

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