Cambridge International AS and A Level Mathematics: Statistics 2 Coursebook


Qualification:Cambridge AS and A Level
Author(s):Steve Dobbs, Jane Miller, Julian Gilbey

Cambridge AS and A Level Mathematics is a revised series to ensure full syllabus coverage.


This coursebook has been revised and updated to ensure that it meets the requirements for the Statistics 2 (S2) unit of Cambridge AS and A Level Mathematics (9709). This revised edition has been redesigned and includes updated review questions to reflect changes in the style of questions asked in the course.


  • Reviewed and revised content to ensure most up-to-date syllabus coverage.
  • Full endorsement from Cambridge International Examinations.
  • Fully updated review questions to better reflect the type of questioning in the AS and A Level Mathematics qualification.
  • Redesigned materials to keep content engaging.
  • Learning objectives at the start of each chapter.
  • Clear, narrative explanation of mathematical concepts, terminology and notation, with results and procedures appearing in boxes for easy reference.
  • Stimulating worked examples that take a step-by-step approach to problem solving.
  • Revision exercises and practice exam papers are featured throughout.


1. The Poisson distribution
2. Linear combinations of random variables
3. Continuous random variables
4. Sampling
5. Estimation
6. Hypothesis testing: continuous variables
7. Hypothesis testing: discrete variables
8. Errors in hypothesis testing
Revision exercise
Practice exam-style papers
Normal distribution function table

Additional information

Weight 0.48 kg
Dimensions 21.8 × 27.6 × 0.8 cm