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Activity-Based Statistics

Student Guide

  • Richard L. Scheaffer
  • Ann Watkins
  • Mrudulla Gnanadesikan
  • Jeffrey A. Witmer

Part of the Textbooks in mathematical sciences book series (TIMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Exploring Data

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 3-4
    3. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 5-8
    4. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 9-11
    5. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 12-16
    6. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 17-20
    7. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 21-23
    8. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 24-32
    9. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 33-36
    10. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 37-42
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      Pages 43-49
    12. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 50-55
  3. Random Behavior

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 59-61
    3. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 62-64
    4. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 65-67
    5. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 68-73
    6. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 74-78
    7. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 79-81
  4. Sampling Distributions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 85-88
    3. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 89-91
    4. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 92-96
  5. Sampling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 99-104
    3. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 105-106
  6. Estimation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 109-111
    3. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 112-115
    4. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 116-119
    5. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 120-122
    6. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 123-125
    7. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 126-130
    8. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 131-133
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      Pages 134-138
    10. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 139-143
    11. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 144-147
    12. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 148-150
    13. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 151-155
  7. Hypothesis Testing Experiments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 159-162
    3. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 163-168
    4. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 169-171
  8. Experiments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 175-181
    3. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 182-184
    4. Richard L. Scheaffer, Ann Watkins, Mrudulla Gnanadesikan, Jeffrey A. Witmer
      Pages 190-191
  9. Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193

About this book

Introduction

This book presents a collection of hands-on activities for students taking introductory statistics, and is designed to engage the student as a participant in the learning process. Intended as a lab manual and organized around the major topics covered in most introductory courses, this book contains more activities than can possibly be covered in one course, allowing flexibility for individual course requirements. Packaged in an inexpensive paperback format, the pages are perforated and 3-hole punched for easy removal of individual activities. The 50+ experiments, models, and simulations included in this book are explained succinctly, giving students a clear description of the activities without extra reading. Many activities are compatible with technology.

Keywords

Simula Trend average boundary element method correlation design form law of large numbers learning requirement requirements simulation statistics technology

Authors and affiliations

  • Richard L. Scheaffer
    • 1
  • Ann Watkins
    • 2
  • Mrudulla Gnanadesikan
    • 3
  • Jeffrey A. Witmer
    • 4
  1. 1.University of FloridaUSA
  2. 2.California State UniversityNorthridgeUSA
  3. 3.Fairleigh Dickinson UniversityUSA
  4. 4.Oberlin CollegeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-3843-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-94598-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-3843-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-9381
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