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Probability and Statistics for Engineer...

9th Edition

Jay L. Devore

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305251809

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Give one possible sample of size 4 from each of the following populations: a. All daily newspapers...

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For each of the following hypothetical populations, give a plausible sample of size 4: a. All...

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Consider the population consisting of all computers of a certain brand and model, and focus on...

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a. Give three different examples of concrete populations and three different examples of...

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Many universities and colleges have instituted supplemental instruction (SI) programs, in which a...

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The California State University (CSU) system consists of 23 campuses, from San Diego State in the...

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A certain city divides naturally into ten district neighborhoods. How might a real estate appraiser...

Chapter 1 - Overview And Descriptive StatisticsChapter 1.1 - Populations, Samples, And ProcessesChapter 1.2 - Pictorial And Tabular Methods In Descriptive StatisticsChapter 1.3 - Measures Of LocationChapter 1.4 - Measures Of VariabilityChapter 2 - ProbabilityChapter 2.1 - Sample Spaces And EventsChapter 2.2 - Axioms, Interpretations And Properties Of ProbabilityChapter 2.3 - Counting TechniquesChapter 2.4 - Conditional Probability

Chapter 2.5 - IndependenceChapter 3 - Discrete Random Variables And Probability DistributionsChapter 3.1 - Random VariablesChapter 3.2 - Probability Distributions For Discrete Random VariablesChapter 3.3 - Expected ValuesChapter 3.4 - The Binomial Probability DistributionChapter 3.5 - Hypergeometric And Negative Binomial DistributionsChapter 3.6 - The Poisson Probability DistributionChapter 4 - Continuous Random Variables And Probability DistributionsChapter 4.1 - Probability Density FunctionsChapter 4.2 - Cumulative Distribution Functions And Expected ValuesChapter 4.3 - The Normal DistributionChapter 4.4 - The Exponential And Gamma DistributionsChapter 4.5 - Other Continuous DistributionsChapter 4.6 - Probability PlotsChapter 5 - Joint Probability Distributions And Random SamplesChapter 5.1 - Jointly Distributed Random VariablesChapter 5.2 - Expected Values, Covariance, And CorrelationChapter 5.3 - Statistics And Their DistributionsChapter 5.4 - The Distribution Of The Sample MeanChapter 5.5 - The Distribution Of A Linear CombinationChapter 6 - Point EstimationChapter 6.1 - Some General Concepts Of Point EstimationChapter 6.2 - Methods Of Point EstimationChapter 7 - Statistical Intervals Based On A Single SampleChapter 7.1 - Basic Properties Of Confidence IntervalsChapter 7.2 - Large-sample Confidence Intervals For A Population Mean And ProportionChapter 7.3 - Intervals Based On A Normal Population DistributionChapter 7.4 - Confidence Intervals For The Variance And Standard Deviation Of A Normal PopulationChapter 8 - Tests Of Hypotheses Based On A Single SamplsChapter 8.1 - Hypotheses And Test ProceduresChapter 8.2 - Z Tests For Hypotheses About A Population MeanChapter 8.3 - The One-sample T TestChapter 8.4 - Tests Concerning A Population ProportionChapter 8.5 - Further Aspects Of Hypothesis TestingChapter 9 - Inferences Based On Two SamplesChapter 9.1 - Z Tests And Confidence Intervals For A Difference Between Two Population MeansChapter 9.2 - The Two-sample T Test And Confidence IntervalChapter 9.3 - Analysis Of Paired DataChapter 9.4 - Inferences Concerning A Difference Between Population ProportionsChapter 9.5 - Inferences Concerning Two Population VariancesChapter 10 - The Analysis Of VarianceChapter 10.1 - Single-factor AnovaChapter 10.2 - Multiple Comparisons In AnovaChapter 10.3 - More On Single-factor AnovaChapter 11 - Multifactor Analysis Of VarianceChapter 11.1 - Two-factor Anova With Kij =1Chapter 11.2 - Two-factor Anova With Kij .>1Chapter 11.3 - Three-factor AnovaChapter 11.4 - 2p Factorial ExperimentsChapter 12 - Simple Linear Regression And CorrelationChapter 12.1 - The Simple Linear Regression ModelChapter 12.2 - Estimating Model ParametersChapter 12.3 - Inferences About The Slope Parameter B1Chapter 12.4 - Inferences Concerning My ? X* And The Prediction Of Future Y ValuesChapter 12.5 - CorrelationChapter 13 - Nonlinear And Multiple RegressionChapter 13.1 - Assessing Model AdequacyChapter 13.2 - Regression With Transformed VariablesChapter 13.3 - Polynomial RegressionChapter 13.4 - Multiple Regression AnalysisChapter 13.5 - Other Issues In Multiple RegressionChapter 14 - Goodness-of-fit Tests And Categorical Data AnalysisChapter 14.1 - Goodness-of-fit Tests When Category Probabilities Are Completely SpecifiedChapter 14.2 - Goodness-of-fit Tests For Composite HypothesesChapter 14.3 - Two-way Contingency TablesChapter 15 - Distribution-free ProceduresChapter 15.1 - The Wilcoxon Signed-rank TestChapter 15.2 - The Wilcoxon Rank-sum TestChapter 15.3 - Distribution-free Confidence IntervalsChapter 15.4 - Distribution-free AnovaChapter 16 - Quality Control MethodsChapter 16.1 - General Comments On Control ChartsChapter 16.2 - Control Charts For Process LocationChapter 16.3 - Control Charts For Process VariationChapter 16.4 - Control Charts For AttributesChapter 16.5 - Cusum ProceduresChapter 16.6 - Acceptance Sampling

Put statistical theories into practice with Probability and Statistics For Engineering and the Sciences, 9th Edition. Always a favorite with statistics students, this calculus-based text offers a comprehensive introduction to probability and statistics while demonstrating how professionals apply concepts, models, and methodologies in today's engineering and scientific careers. Jay Devore, an award-winning professor and internationally recognized author and statistician, emphasizes authentic problem scenarios in a multitude of examples and exercises, many of which involve real data, to show how statistics makes sense of the world. Mathematical development and derivations are kept to a minimum. The book also includes output, graphics, and screen shots from various statistical software packages to give you a solid perspective of statistics in action. A Student Solutions Manual, which includes worked-out solutions to almost all the odd-numbered exercises in the book, is available.

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