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Statistics for the Life Sciences, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Myra L. Samuels, Jeffrey A. Witmer, Andrew Schaffner

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 11, 2011

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Statistics for the Life Sciences, Fourth Edition, is the perfect book for introductory statistics classes, covering the key concepts of statistics as applied to the life sciences, while incorporating the tools and themes of modern data analysis. This text uses an abundance of real data in the exercises and examples to minimize computation, so that students can focus on the statistical concepts and issues, not the mathematics. Basic algebra is assumed as a prerequisite.


For graduate or undergraduate courses in biology, agronomy, medical and health sciences, nutrition, pharmacy, animal science, physical education, forestry, and other life sciences.
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Description of Samples and Populations

3. Probability, and the Binomial Distribution

4. The Normal Distribution

5. Sampling Distributions

6. Confidence Intervals

7. Comparison of Two Independent Samples

8. Comparison of Paired Samples

9: Categorical Data: One-Sample Distributions

10. Categorical Data: Relationships

11. Comparing the Means of Many Independent Samples

12. Linear Regression and Correlation

13. A Summary of Inference Methods

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Statistics for the Life Sciences, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$73.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-69313-6