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  • Modern statistics in practice
  • Steyn AGW, Smit CF, Du Toit SHC, Strasheim C
  • ISBN: 9780627019890
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 764 Pages | Published: 1999

Application of statistics in everyday situations are addressed and illustrated by practical examples in this book. Years of experience as consultants in statistics have equipped the authors to produce a book that is academically sound but also practically orientated.

Chapter 1: Statistics: a means to an end

Chapter 2: Sampling

Chapter 3: Tabulation and graphic representation

Chapter 4: Descriptive measures of location or central tendency

Chapter 5: Measures of spread, symmetry and kurtosis

Chapter 6: Fitting curves

Chapter 7: Time series

Chapter 8: Indices

Chapter 9: Introduction to probability theory

Chapter 10: Probability models

Chapter 11: Estimation

Chapter 12: Hypothesis testing

Chapter 13: Linear regression and correlation

Chapter 14: Analysis of variance

Chapter 15: Contingency tables

Chapter 16: Distribution-free methods

Appendices

Appendix A: Data Set

Appendix B: Statistical tables

Appendix C: Weights of consumer goods

Appendix D: Time series data

Appendix E: Answers to selected questions

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