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Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life

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ISBN-10: 0134494040

ISBN-13: 9780134494043

Edition: 5th 2018

Authors: Jeff Bennett, William Briggs, Mario Triola

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For courses in Statistical Literacy A qualitative approach teaches students how to reason using statistics Understanding the core ideas behind statistics is crucial to everyday success in the modern world. Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life is designed to teach these core ideas through real-life examples so that students are able to understand the statistics needed in their college courses, reason with statistical information in their careers, and to evaluate and make everyday decisions using statistics. The authors approach each concept qualitatively, using computation techniques only to enhance understanding and build on ideas step-by-step, working up to real examples and complex…    
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List price: $159.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/4/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090

Jeff Bennett has spent his professional life teaching theatre, English, vocal music, and public speaking. In addition to staging more than fifty high school shows, he has directed plays at Queens College, Port Jefferson's Theatre Three, and New York's Cafe La Mama.

Normal 0 false false false Jeffrey Bennettspecializes in mathematics and science education. He has taught at every level from pre-school through graduate school, including more than 50 college courses in mathematics, physics, astronomy, and education. His work onUsing and Understanding Mathematicsbegan in 1987, when he helped create a new mathematics course for the University of Coloradorsquo;s core curriculum. Variations on this course, with its quantitative reasoning approach, are now taught at hundreds of colleges nationwide. In addition to his work in mathematics, Dr. Bennett (whose PhD is in astrophysics) has written leading college-level textbooks in astronomy, statistics, and the new…