Summary: Designed for an algebra-based course, this popular and accessible text assumes no prior background in statistical concepts and techniques. Students use statistical methods to interpret real-life data from newspapers, magazines, and other sources, while an increased technology focus guides students and teachers in exploring the Internet for up-to-date data.
The Eighth Edition retains the lively, full-color format that characterized earlier editions while off ...show moreering a variety of new features. The P-value approach to hypothesis testing is introduced and emphasized throughout in examples, guided exercises, and problems, and "Preview Questions" highlight material that students should know after reading the chapter. ...show less