Fully worked 'real life' examples provide a model for practical problem solving and present new statistical concepts clearly and simply
Answers to odd-numbered questions at the end of each chapter reinforce learning and highlight concepts and procedures.
Interesting examples based on data from a wide variety of sources, demonstrating the role statistics plays in diverse fields such as biology, geophysics and economics
Explanations on the use of graphs and diagrams in data analysis
Appendices, including the relevant data sets, as well as six useful statistical tables