Roxy Peck, Chris Olsen, and Jay Devore's new edition uses real data and attention-grabbing examples to introduce students to the study of statistics and data analysis. Traditional in structure yet modern in approach, this text guides students through an intuition-based learning process that stresses interpretation and communication of statistical information. Simple notation--including frequent substitution of words for symbols--helps students grasp concepts and cement their comprehension. Hands-on activities and interactive applets allow students to practice statistics firsthand. Introduction to Statistics and Data ANALYSIS, 5e includes updated coverage of most major technologies, as well as expanded coverage of probability. Supporting the AP® Statistics exam, the text includes AP® multiple choice and free response questions that allow students to check their understanding, as well as AP® Tips that highlight important AP® material or procedures.
Containing fully worked-out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises in the text, this manual gives you a way to check your answers and ensure that you have taken the correct steps to arrive at an answer.