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Understanding Basic Statistics - 4th edition

Understanding Basic Statistics (ISBN10: 0618632271; ISBN13: 9780618632275)
ISBN13: 978-0618632275
ISBN10: 0618632271

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0618731220
ISBN10: 0618731229

Summary: A condensed, streamlined version of the popular, widely used Understandable Statistics, 8/e, this text offers instructors an effective solution to teaching the essentials of statistics within a shorter time frame.

Designed to help students overcome their apprehension about statistics, Understanding Basic Statistics, 4/e is a thorough, accessible text that demonstrates the applicability of statistics in the real world. Student-friendly highlights of the Four
th Edition include solutions and key steps to odd-numbered problems, highlighted definitions, Expand Your Knowledge and Cumulative Review Problems, and a complete technology package with additional learning opportunities and skills-reinforcement exercises.
  • Coverage of regression appears early in this edition.
  • Procedures provide a brief summary of the statistical methods introduced in each chapter section. Examples and Guided Exercises demonstrate each Procedure.
  • Cumulative Review Problems appear at the end of Chapters 3, 6, 9, and 11 and integrate concepts introduced in the previous three chapters.
  • Guided Exercises immediately follow selected examples and provide an opportunity for students to explore new concepts. Worked-out solutions next to each exercise give students immediate reinforcement.
  • Focus Points! at the beginning of each section introduce the topics to be covered.
  • Data Highlights: Group Projects at the end of each chapter simulate real-world working situations. Together students discuss topics, analyze data, and formulate a group response to questions posed in the exercise.
  • Linking Concepts: Writing Projects challenge students to craft an essay response to questions that apply statistical concepts to real life situations.
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Summary: A condensed, streamlined version of the popular, widely used Understandable Statistics, 8/e, this text offers instructors an effective solution to teaching the essentials of statistics within a shorter time frame.

Designed to help students overcome their apprehension about statistics, Understanding Basic Statistics, 4/e is a thorough, accessible text that demonstrates the applicability of statistics in the real world. Student-friendly highlights of the Fourth Edition include solutions and key steps to odd-numbered problems, highlighted definitions, Expand Your Knowledge and Cumulative Review Problems, and a complete technology package with additional learning opportunities and skills-reinforcement exercises.
  • Coverage of regression appears early in this edition.
  • Procedures provide a brief summary of the statistical methods introduced in each chapter section. Examples and Guided Exercises demonstrate each Procedure.
  • Cumulative Review Problems appear at the end of Chapters 3, 6, 9, and 11 and integrate concepts introduced in the previous three chapters.
  • Guided Exercises immediately follow selected examples and provide an opportunity for students to explore new concepts. Worked-out solutions next to each exercise give students immediate reinforcement.
  • Focus Points! at the beginning of each section introduce the topics to be covered.
  • Data Highlights: Group Projects at the end of each chapter simulate real-world working situations. Together students discuss topics, analyze data, and formulate a group response to questions posed in the exercise.
  • Linking Concepts: Writing Projects challenge students to craft an essay response to questions that apply statistical concepts to real life situations.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 12/14/2005
International: No

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