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# Introductory Statistics, Student Solutions Manual, 7th Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-57239-9
Paperback
312 pages
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-Clear and Concise Exposition:  The explanation of statistical methods and concepts is clear and concise.  In chapter introductions and in transitions from section to section, new ideas are related to those discussed earlier.

-Examples:  The text contains a wealth of examples, given in a format showing a problem and its solution.  They are well-sequenced and thorough, displaying all facets of concepts.  A margin note appears beside each example that briefly describes what is being done in that example.  Students can use these margin notes to assist them as they read through sections and to quickly locate appropriate model problems as they work through exercises.

-Solutions:  A clear, concise solution follows each problem presented in an example.  When the solution to an example involves many steps, it is presented in a step-by-step format.  Frequently, solutions contain highlighted remarks that recall and reinforce ideas critical to the solution of the problem.

-Technology sections:   found at the end of each chapter with separate subsections covering the use of Excel, MINITAB, and the TI-84 have been updated. Each section includes step-by-step keystroke instructions and appropriate screen displays. Technology assignments are also provided.

-Uses & Misues of Statistics: feature points out common statistical misconception, in the study of statistics and in its daily use.

-“Decide for Yourself": feature allows students to apply what they've learned and make decisions in real-life scenarios

-Frequent Use of Diagrams:  Concepts can often be made more understandable by describing them visually, with the help of diagrams.

-Highlighting:  Important definitions, formulas, and key concepts are enclosed in colored boxes so that students can easily locate them.

-Case Studies:  Case studies, which appear in most chapters, provide additional illustrations of the applications of statistics in research and statistical analysis.  Most of these case studies are based on articles and other data published in journals, magazines, or newspapers.  All case studies are based on real data.