A First Course in Statistics

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9780023785610: A First Course in Statistics

For the one semester general statistics course, this text has been revised to emphasize statistical thinking. Topics of data collection including observations, experiments, and surveys are introduced in Chapter 1. Over 60% of examples and exercises have been updated. Cases are all new and stress evaluation of statistical studies. Clear explanations, detailed examples.

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This book presents balanced coverage of the theory and application of statistics while enhancing student's critical thinking skills. It teaches students how to analyze data that appear in situations in the world around them - almost all of the examples and exercises are based on current, real-world applications pulled from journals, magazines, news articles, and commerce. The text shows students that knowledge of statistics is important to their own lives.

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Key Benefit: This book presents balanced coverage of the theory and application of statistics while enhancing reader's critical thinking skills. Key Topics: This book shows readers that knowledge of statistics is important to their own lives. Almost all of the examples and exercises are based on current, real-world applications pulled from journals, magazines, news articles, and commerce. Presents the importance of data collection, observations, experiments, and surveys in drawing meaningful inferences from data. Now provides an equal balance between applications relying on p-values and those relying on critical values in their interpretation.

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