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Real-World Statistics

Author(s): Carol Saltsgaver

Edition: 3

Copyright: 2021

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Real-World Statistics was written for all college majors who have completed at least an intermediate algebra as well as a geometry course. The text contains many examples and exercises from a wide variety of statistical applications, making it appropriate for many different disciplines.

Real-World Statistics:

  • Exposes and engages students in introductory statistics using real data
  • Develops statistical literacy and critical thinking skills to help students better understand today’s data-driven world.

Real-World Statistics features:

  • Technology – specifically, the TI-83/84® series calculators.
  • Frequently Used Formulas – organized by chapter for quick reference.
  • Group Activities – incorporates concepts learned in each chapter.
  • Margin Notes – including Try-Its, Key Points, Reminders, and Calculator Steps.
  • Answers to Selected Exercises – all odd numbered exercises are given so students can check their comprehension of the material.

PART 1: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS

Chapter 1 Introduction to Statistics

Chapter 2 Summarizing and Graphing Data

Chapter 3 Numerically Summarizing Data

Chapter 4 Probability

Chapter 5 Probability Distributions

Chapter 6 The Normal Distribution

PART 2: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS

Chapter 7 Confidence Intervals and Sample Sizes

Chapter 8 Hypothesis Testing: Mean and Proportion

Chapter 9 Inferences: Two Populations

Chapter 10 Correlation and Regression

Carol Saltsgaver

Carol Saltsgaver has a BA in mathematics from Cameron University and an MS in mathematics from the University of Oklahoma. After teaching as a graduate student, she moved to the corporate world as an actuarial and marketing analyst in the Dallas area for a few years. She then went back to teaching and is now a clinical instructor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Illinois at Springfield. She has taught many different courses including remedial mathematics courses, college algebra, quantitative reasoning, trigonometry, statistics, business calculus, and discrete mathematics. In addition, she has taught many of these courses online. While an educator in Oklahoma and Texas, she instructed not only remedial mathematics students, but also high-performing high school students at a math and science high school program.

Currently, she lives in Springfield, Illinois with her husband and many cats. She has two daughters and a grandson.

Related ISBN's: 9781792467059, 9781792484049

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