Introductory Statistics: A First CourseVersion 2.0 By: Douglas S. Shafer and Zhiyi Zhang
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Introductory Statistics: A First Course provides a concise, coherent explanation of introductory statistics topics that caters to the needs of general education students in standard one-semester introductory courses. Introductory Statistics: A First Course ensures student comprehension by focusing on important core concepts and using a variety of exercises and examples to illustrate topics covered. As a result, Introductory Statistics: A First Course provides a low-cost, high-quality alternative to existing options on the market.
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- Improved presentation of the median and quartiles
- Simplified the condition that must be met for validity of statistical analyses of popular proportions
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- Changed 0.020 to 0.20 in Question 5(b) of the Basic Exercises in Chapter 5, Section 4 (9/14/20)