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Preparing for the AP Statistics Examination

Preparing for the AP Statistics Examination

ISBN 13: 9781133590965

ISBN 10: 1133590969

Author: Viva Hathaway; Vicki Greenberg; Ed Moulton

Pages: 368

Published: 05/22/2012

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Preparing for the AP Statistics Examination will help you prepare for the AP exam quickly, efficiently, and, above all, effectively. Right from the start, you will identify the course topics you most need practice on and be able to focus your studying, while getting a review opportunity for your general knowledge. By the end of the book, you will be primed for taking the exam and on your way to a 5!
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Benefits
  • Written by experts in the field, this easy to use guide includes a diagnostic test, practice questions, and full-length practice tests.
  • Designed to help AP Statistics students identify gaps in their knowledge and quickly fill them, the text includes numerous practice questions and tests to ensure mastery of each topic.
  • The text offers a general review of all the topics covered on the AP Statistics exam.
Author Bio
Viva Hathaway
Viva Hathaway has taught AP Statistics at Norview High School in Norfolk, Virginia, for over 10 years of her 20 plus years teaching high school mathematics. She received both bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Viva has served as a reader for the AP Statistics exam and routinely makes presentations on AP Statistics at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. In addition, she teaches statistics as an adjunct professor for Saint Leo University. Viva is also a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science for the state of Virginia. Besides teaching statistics and geometry at Norview High School, Viva serves on local and national committees regarding mathematics in secondary education.
Vicki Greenberg
Vicki Greenberg currently teaches mathematics and AP Statistics at Woodward Academy in College Park, Georgia, and serves as Assistant Director for the school's AP Summer Institutes. She holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a master's degree in Mathematics Education from Georgia State University. Vicki has been teaching mathematics for over 12 years and AP Statistics for over 4 years. She is a reader for the AP Statistics exam and a regular presenter at local and regional AP Summer Institutes.
Ed Moulton
Ed Moulton is a teacher of dual enrollment calculus, AP Calculus support, and Honors Algebra 2 at Norview High School in Norfolk, Virginia. Before coming to Norview High School, he co-taught the AP Statistics Class at Dunbar High School in Baltimore, Maryland. Ed holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Duke University and a master's degree in Arts and Teaching from Johns Hopkins University.
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Table of Contents
PART I: STRATEGIES FOR THE AP EXAMINATION.
Preparing for the AP Statistics Exam.
Taking the AP Statistics Exam.
A Diagnostic Test.
PART II: A REVIEW OF AP STATISTICS.
1. Graphical Methods for Describing Data.
2. Numerical Methods for Describing Data.
3. Summarizing Bivariate Data.
4. Collecting Data Sensibly.
5. Probability.
6. Random Variables and Probability Distributions.
7. Sampling Variability and Sampling Distributions.
8. Estimation Using a Single Sample.
9. Hypothesis Testing Using a Single Sample.
10. Comparing Two Populations or Treatments.
11. The Analysis of Categorical Data and Goodness-of-Fit Tests.
12. Inference for Linear Regression and Correlation.
PART III: PRACTICE TESTS.
Practice Test 1.
Practice Test 2.
PART IV: EQUATIONS AND CONSTANTS.
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