From the Back Cover
KEY BENEFIT:Discover the Power of Real Data.Mario Triola remains the market-leading statistics author by engaging readers with an abundance of real data in the examples, applications, and exercises. Statistics is all around us, and Triola helps readers understand how statistics will impact their lives beyondthe classroom-as consumers, citizens, and professionals.Essentials of Statistics, Fourth Editionis the ideal text for readers who want a more economical and streamlined text for that covers the topics in an introductory statistics course. Drawn from Triola'sElementary Statistics,Eleventh Edition,this text provides the same student-friendly approach with material presented in a real-world context. TheFourth Editioncontains more than 1,700 exercises (18% more than the previous edition); 89% are new and 81% use real data. The book also contains hundreds of examples; 86% are new and 92% use real data. By analyzing real data, readers are able to connect abstract concepts to the world at large, teaching them to think statistically and apply their conceptual understanding using the same methods that professional statisticians employ.
KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Statistics; Summarizing and Graphing Data; Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data; Probability; Discrete Probability Distributions; Normal Probability Distributions; Estimates and Sample Sizes; Hypothesis Testing; Inferences from Two Samples; Correlation and Regression; Chi-Square and Analysis of Variance
MARKET: For all readers interested in introductory statistics. ]]> --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Mario F. Triola is a Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Dutchess Community College, where he has taught statistics for over 30 years. In addition to this text, Marty is the author of Elementary Statistics, Elementary Statistics Using Excel, Elementary Statistics Using the TI-83/84 Plus Calculator, and he is a co-author of Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences, Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life and Business Statistics. He has written several manuals and workbooks for technology supporting statistics education. Outside of the classroom, Marty has been a speaker at many conferences and colleges. His consulting work includes the design of casino slot machines and fishing rods, and he has worked with attorneys in determining probabilities in paternity lawsuits, identifying salary inequities based on gender, analyzing disputed election results, analyzing medical data, and analyzing medical school surveys. Marty has testified as an expert witness in New York State Supreme Court. The Text and Academic Authors Association has awarded Mario F. Triola a "Texty" for Excellence for his work on Elementary Statistics.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.