# Bluman Elementary Statistics

Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach is the perfect general statistics text for students whose mathematical background is limited to algebra. This text is not intended for AP Statistics. The book follows a nontheoretical approach without formal proofs, explaining concepts intuitively and supporting them with abundant examples.

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Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach is the perfect general statistics text for students whose mathematical background is limited to algebra. This text is not intended for AP Statistics. The book follows a nontheoretical approach without formal proofs, explaining concepts intuitively and supporting them with abundant examples.
Key Supplements:
• The Student Solution Manual provides students with worked solutions to the odd exercises in Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach.
• For the first time we are offering ALEKS® 360 for Introduction to Statistics with Bluman, Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach. This version of ALEKS is fully integrated with Elementary Statistics. It is the perfect companion to your textbook and to help students master the content of a general statistics course.

• CHAPTER 1 The Nature of Probability and Statistics

• CHAPTER 2 Frequency Distributions and Graphs

• CHAPTER 3 Data Description

• CHAPTER 4 Probability and Counting Rules

• CHAPTER 5 Discrete Probability Distributions

• CHAPTER 6 The Normal Distribution

• CHAPTER 7 Confidence Intervals and Sample Size

• CHAPTER 8 Hypothesis Testing

• CHAPTER 9 Testing the Difference Between Two Means, Two Variances, and Two Proportions

• CHAPTER 10 Correlation and Regression

• CHAPTER 11 Other Chi-Square Tests

• CHAPTER 12 Analysis of Variance

• CHAPTER 13 Nonparametric Statistics

• CHAPTER 14 Sampling and Simulation

Allan G. Bluman

Allan G. Bluman is a professor emeritus at the Community College of Allegheny County, South Campus, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has taught mathematics and statistics for over 35 years. He received an Apple for the Teacher award in recognition of his bringing excellence to the learning environment at South Campus. He has also taught statistics for Penn State University at the Greater Allegheny (McKeesport) Campus and at the Monroeville Center. He received his master’s and doctor’s degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.

He is also author of Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version and coauthor of Math in Our World. In addition, he is the author of four mathematics books in the McGraw-Hill DeMystified Series. They are Pre-Algebra, Math Word Problems, Business Math, and Probability.

He is married and has two sons, a granddaughter, and a grandson.

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