Introductory Statistics

This book follows scope and sequence requirements of a one-semester introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering.

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Statistics

**Publication date**: 28 Sep 2016

**ISBN-10**:
1938168208

**ISBN-13**:
9781938168208

**Paperback**:
907 pages

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**Type**: Textbook

**Publisher**:
OpenStax

**License**:
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International

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Introductory Statistics

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From the Preface:

Dean and Illowsky wrote:About Introductory Statistics

Introductory Statistics is designed for the one-semester, introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. This text assumes students have been exposed to intermediate algebra, and it focuses on the applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it.

The foundation of this textbook is Collaborative Statistics, by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. Additional topics, examples, and ample opportunities for practice have been added to each chapter. The development choices for this textbook were made with the guidance of many faculty members who are deeply involved in teaching this course. These choices led to innovations in art, terminology, and practical applications, all with a goal of increasing relevance and accessibility for students. We strove to make the discipline meaningful, so that students can draw from it a working knowledge that will enrich their future studies and help them make sense of the world around them.

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Retired Math Professor at the De Anza College.

Professor of Mathematics & Statistics at De Anza College.

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