### Subsection 1 Textbook overview

The chapters of this book are as follows:

*Data Collection.*Data structures, variables, and basic data collection techniques.*Summarizing data.*Data summaries and graphics.*Probablity.*The basic principles of probability.*Distribution of random variables.*Introduction to key distributions, and how the normal model applies to the sample mean and sample proportion.*Foundation for inference.*General ideas for statistical inference in the context of estimating the population proportion.*Inference for categorical data*Inference for proportions using the normal and chi-square distributions.*Inference for numerial data*Inference for one or two sample means using the \(t\) distribution, and comparisons of many means using ANOVA.*Introduction to linear regression.*An introduction to regression with two variables.

Instructions are also provided in several sections for using Casio and TI calculators.