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Author Landwehr, James M.

Title Exploring surveys and information from samples / James M. Landwehr, Jim Swift, Ann E. Watkins
Edition [Student edition]
Published Palo Alto, Calif. : Dale Seymour Publications, 1987


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  519.52 Lan/Esa  AVAILABLE
Description 96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Series Quantitative literacy series
Quantitative literacy series.
Contents Introduction -- Sampling distributions -- Box plots from sampling distributions -- Charts of 90% box plots -- Confidence intervals -- Methods of sampling -- Large surveys -- A capture-recapture method -- The German tank problem
Summary Exploring Surveys and Information from Samples is one of four books in the Quantitative Literacy series. The books were written through a collaborative effort of teachers and statisticians. The result is a series that covers the statistical concepts most important to students and uses that covers the statistical concepts most important to students and uses field-tested methods for teaching these concepts. The Quantitative Literacy Series makes it possible to teachers to introduce the most up-to-date topics in statistics and probability into their middle school and high school classrooms. -- from back cover
Notes Includes index
Teacher's edition also available
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 87-88
Subject Sampling (Statistics)
Sampling (Statistics) -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Surveys -- Statistical methods -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Author Swift, Jim
Watkins, A. E. (Ann E.)
ISBN 0866513396