Ninth Edition   ©2017

Introduction to the Practice of Statistics

David S. Moore (Purdue University) , George P. McCabe (Purdue University) , Bruce A. Craig (Purdue University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-01338-4; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-01338-7; Format: Cloth Text


  • Chapter 1 now begins with a short section giving an overview of data.
  • Toward Statistical Inference (previously Section 3.3), which introduces the concepts of statistical inference and sampling distributions has been moved to Section 5.1 to better assist with the transition from a single data set to sampling distributions. 
  • Coverage of mosaic plots as a visual tool for relationships between two categorical variables has been added to Chapters 2 and 9.
  • Chapter 3 now begins with a short section giving a basic overview of data sources.
  • Coverage of equivalence testing has been added to Chapter 7.
  • Greater emphasis on sample size determination using software in Chapters 7 and 8.
  • Resampling and bootstrapping are now introduced in Chapter 7 rather than Chapter 6.   
  • “Inference for Categorical Data” is the new title for Chapter 9, which includes goodness of fit as well as inference for two-way tables.

Exercises and Examples Over 30% of the 1700 exercises are new or revised, and over 30% of the 430 examples are new or revised.
Great Technology Assistance More JMP screenshots and updated screenshots of Minitab, Excel, and SPSS outputs

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