Taking a non-theoretical approach, this text explains concepts of elementary statistics and supports them with detailed examples. The applications are general and cover disciplines from business and economics to agriculture, medicine and education. Over 300 examples are provided throughout the book, with each solution presented in a step-by-step format. Articles which illustrate popular uses of statistics are featured.
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"Technology Step by Step" sections show how to solve basic problems using Minitab software, the TI-83 graphing calculator, or Excel.
CD-ROM with data sets formatted for popular computing tools as well as supplemental worked examples and exercises.
More examples and exercises based on actual data.
Statistics Today problems open every chapter. These real-life problems, accompanied by a photo or graphic and sometimes a news item, show students the relevance of the chapter's topic. The answer is provided at chapter end.
Procedure Tables embody the book's step-by-step approach. These boxes summarize methods for solving various types of common problems. Worked examples include EVERY step.
Critical Thinking Challenges at the end of each chapter extend chapter concepts into new areas, inviting students to think about and apply what they have learned.
Allan G. Bluman is a professor emeritus at the Community College of Allegheny County, South Campus, near Pittsburgh. He has taught mathematics and statistics for over 35 years. He received an Apple for the Teacher award in recognition of his bringing excellence to the learning environment at South Campus. He has also taught statistics for Penn State University at the Greater Allegheny (McKeesport) Campus and at the Monroeville Center. He received his master's and doctor's degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.
In addition to Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach (Eighth Edition ©2012) and Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version (Fifth Edition ©2010), Al is a co-author on a liberal arts mathematics text published by McGraw-Hill, Math in Our World (2nd Edition ©2011). Al also the author of for mathematics books in the McGraw-Hill DeMystified Series. They are Pre-Algebra, Math Word Problems, Business Math, and Probability.
Al Bluman is married and has two sons and a granddaughter.
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