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Published: 12 January 2018

696 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190278953

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Statistics in Context

Barbara Blatchley

  • Everyday Statistics" boxes examine practical applications and relate them to the themes of the chapter
  • The Historical Context" features tell the story of how different statistical procedures developed
  • CheckPoint "exercises give students the chance to review the material and assess their understanding at the end of each section
  • Think About It" boxes challenge students to apply what they have learned to a difficult problem
  • A variety of figures, tables, and worked examples guide students step by step through the calculations described in the text
  • Abundant end-of-chapter practice problems give students many opportunities to test their mastery of the procedures described in the text
  • The "Using Statistical Software" supplement teaches students how to perform statistical analysis using either SPSS or R