Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data, Global Edition
New and updated featuresOver 350 new and updated Exercises include new emphasis on explaining the results of statistical analysis in students' own words. Answers in the back of the text provide recommended explanations of the statistical results. In addition, exercises have been written to require students to understand pitfalls in faulty statistical analysis. Retain Your Knowledge problems help students in recalling skills learned earlier in the course, so that the material is fresh for the final exam. These appear periodically at the end of section exercises. Big Data Problems let students analyze data sets with more than 50 observations, which cover tens of thousands of observations with thousands of variables, giving them a taste of professional data analysis.. These problems are marked with an icon and the data is available at www.pearsonglobaleditions.com/sullivan. Over 100 new and updated examples keep this text fresh and relevant for today's students.
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MyStatLab™ from Pearson is the world’s leading online resource for teaching and learning statistics; it integrates interactive homework, assessment, and media in a flexible, easy-to-use format. MyStatLab is a course management system that helps individual students succeed. It provides engaging experiences that personalize, stimulate, and measure learning for each student. Tools are embedded to make it easy to integrate statistical software into the course. And, it comes from an experienced partner with educational expertise and an eye on the future.Videos develop statistical concepts and provide examples. Every objective in the text is accompanied by both by-hand solutions and technology solutions, where applicable. Most Chapter Test problems also have video solutions available. Technology Help in MyStatLab provides step-by-step instructions on how to obtain results using StatCrunch, TI-84 Plus/TI-84 Plus C, and Excel. These are marked with an icon. The Instructor Resource Guide provides an overview of each chapter, with detailed points to emphasize within each section, plus suggestions for presenting the material. The guide also provides examples that may be used in the classroom. Learning Catalytics™ Integration: MyStatLab now includes Learning Catalytics, an interactive student response tool that uses students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in more sophisticated tasks and thinking. Now included with MyLab & Mastering with eText, Learning Catalytics enables you to generate classroom discussion, guide your lecture, and promote peer-to-peer learning with real-time analytics. Instructors, you can: Pose a variety of open-ended questions that help your students develop critical-thinking skills. Monitor responses to find out where students are struggling. Use real-time data to adjust your instructional strategy and try other ways of engaging your students during class. Manage student interactions by automatically grouping students for discussion, teamwork, and peer-to-peer learning.
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