Features and Benefits

  • Award-winning author team includes an experienced AP teacher.
  • Leads with practical data analysis and graphics, encouraging students to "do statistics" and to "think strategically" from the start.
  • Every chapter features new exercises graded by level of difficulty, "Just Checking" questions that check students' understanding of key concepts, and "What Have We Learned?" sections that summarize the main topics covered in each chapter.
  • Math Boxes give students easy-to-follow discussions of the underlying mathematics behind statistics.
  • Applauded for its readability, your students will read this book!
  • Think/Show/Tell worked examples guide students through the process of analyzing a problem by presenting the general explanation on the left and the worked-out problem on the right.
  • The Teachers Resource Guide & Test Bank includes lesson plans and extensive teaching suggestions organized by chapter, including information to help instructors prepare for class and tips on presenting topics. It also contains AP* practice questions, unit tests, investigative tasks, helpful Web sites, and lists other helpful resources.
  • What Can Go Wrong? discussions in each chapter address common misuses, misapplications, and misunderstandings of statistics.
  • Teacher's Edition includes ActivStats bound into the book.
  • Powerpoints available for download.
  • MathXL—An optional online homework, tutorial, and assessment system.
  • Samples are available to institutional buyers only.