Statistics opens a window to the modern world, and this market-leading text makes it easy to understand! Larson and Farber’s Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World, 6/e, provides stepped-out instruction, real-life examples and exercises, and the use of technology to offer the most accessible approach. The authors carefully develop theory through strong pedagogy, and examples show how statistics is used to picture and describe the world. In keeping with the premise that students learn best by doing, it includes more than 210 examples and more than 2300 exercises, to make the concepts of statistics a part of students’ everyday lives.
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Statistics opens a window to the modern world
Many students learn best by doing
Statistics opens a window to the modern world. This text provides stepped-out instruction, real-life examples and exercises, and integrated technology to offer the most accessible approach to statistics. Through carefully developed pedagogy and examples, the authors show how statistics is used to picture and describe the world.
Because many students learn best by doing, this text includes more than 210 examples and 2300 exercises, which provide ample opportunity to master statistical concepts and skills.
With more than 750 graphical displays of data, students see how statistics is used to picture and describe the world around us.
To help students navigate the material effectively, key features— Where You’ve Been, Where You’re Going, and What You Should Learn—review the concepts already covered, outline what’s in the upcoming chapter, and detail what students should master within each section.
MyStatLab—part of the market-leading MyMathLab® product family—is an easy-to-use course management system with preloaded content specific to this text. MyMathLab includes a multimedia textook and exercises based on the textbook's homework problems.
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