This resource emphasizes statistical inference and sound decision-making through its extensive coverage of data collection and analysis. As in earlier editions, it helps develop statistical thinking and promotes inference assessment- from the vantage point of both the consumer and the producer. Includes new Three-phased Examples that contain three components: "problem," "solution," and "look back." Provides Now Work exercises that follow each example, suggesting an end-of-section exercise that is similar in style and concept to the example. Offers new Chapter Summary Notes along with end-of- chapter material. Provides new Critical Thinking Challenges. A comprehensive resource for anyone who needs to improve their understanding of statistics.
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This book presents balanced coverage of the theory and application of statistics while enhancing students' 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. This text shows students that knowledge of statistics is important to their own lives.From the Back Cover:
Satistics is now accompanied by a suite of new technology resources designed to enhance the instruction and comprehension of introductory statistics course material.New supplements include:
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110131497553
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