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Understandable Statistics : Concepts and Methods - 6th edition

Understandable Statistics : Concepts and Methods (ISBN10: 0395907683; ISBN13: 9780395907689)
ISBN13: 978-0395907689
ISBN10: 0395907683

Summary: Taking a systematic approach to teaching statistical methods, Understandable Statistics, 6/e, is designed to help introductory-level students overcome their apprehension about statistics. The authors provide students with plenty of guidance and informal advice, in addition to showing students the links between statistics and the world around them. Already the only semester-long statistics book to integrate graphing technology and real life data, Understan
dable Statistics, 6/e, now adds a wealth of new real-world features including updated exercises, collaborative projects, data, and integration of Internet use.
  • New! "Viewpoint" boxes provide real-world situations and problems that humanize the subject and motivate students to use and find statistics.
  • New! Chapter-ending "Data Highlights: Group Projects" have been converted into extensive collaborative projects that prepare students for typical workplace activities by asking them to discuss, analyze data, and collaborate to formulate a response.
  • New! "Linking Concepts: Writing Exercises" have been thoroughly revised to challenge students to express their thoughts and observations in writing.
  • New! Up-to-date integration of technology includes references throughout to encourage use of the World Wide Web. In addition, all calculator references, "Calculator Notes," and "Using Technology" sections now apply to the TI-83 calculator.
  • Special learning tools designed to add pacing and guidance include "Guided Exercises" with completely worked-out solutions, which reinforce concepts before new ones are added; "Detailed Examples," which show students how to select and apply appropriate procedures for solving problems; "Section Exercises" and "Chapter Problems," which incorporate all concepts mastered in the preceding section or chapter.
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Summary: Taking a systematic approach to teaching statistical methods, Understandable Statistics, 6/e, is designed to help introductory-level students overcome their apprehension about statistics. The authors provide students with plenty of guidance and informal advice, in addition to showing students the links between statistics and the world around them. Already the only semester-long statistics book to integrate graphing technology and real life data, Understandable Statistics, 6/e, now adds a wealth of new real-world features including updated exercises, collaborative projects, data, and integration of Internet use.
  • New! "Viewpoint" boxes provide real-world situations and problems that humanize the subject and motivate students to use and find statistics.
  • New! Chapter-ending "Data Highlights: Group Projects" have been converted into extensive collaborative projects that prepare students for typical workplace activities by asking them to discuss, analyze data, and collaborate to formulate a response.
  • New! "Linking Concepts: Writing Exercises" have been thoroughly revised to challenge students to express their thoughts and observations in writing.
  • New! Up-to-date integration of technology includes references throughout to encourage use of the World Wide Web. In addition, all calculator references, "Calculator Notes," and "Using Technology" sections now apply to the TI-83 calculator.
  • Special learning tools designed to add pacing and guidance include "Guided Exercises" with completely worked-out solutions, which reinforce concepts before new ones are added; "Detailed Examples," which show students how to select and apply appropriate procedures for solving problems; "Section Exercises" and "Chapter Problems," which incorporate all concepts mastered in the preceding section or chapter.
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Edition/Copyright: 6TH 99
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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