# Book Title: Significant Statistics

Subtitle: An Introduction to Statistics

Authors: Adapted by John Morgan Russell; from Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, David Diez, Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel and Christopher D. Barr; and Julie Vu and David Harrington

Book Description: Significant Statistics: An Introduction to Statistics is intended for students enrolled in a one-semester introduction to statistics course who are not mathematics or engineering majors. It focuses on the interpretation of statistical results, especially in real world settings, and assumes that students have an understanding of intermediate algebra. In addition to end of section practice and homework sets, examples of each topic are explained step-by-step throughout the text and followed by a 'Your Turn' problem that is designed as extra practice for students.

Significant Statistics: An Introduction to Statistics was adapted from content published by OpenStax including Introductory Statistics, OpenIntro Statistics, and Introductory Statistics for the Life and Biomedical Sciences. John Morgan Russell reorganized the existing content and added new content where necessary.

Note to instructors: This book is a beta (extended) version. To view the final publication (available in PDF, EPUB, print, and Pressbooks), please visit https://doi.org/10.21061/significantstatistics.

## Book Information

### Book Description

Significant Statistics: An Introduction to Statistics is intended for students enrolled in a one-semester introduction to statistics course who are not mathematics or engineering majors. It focuses on the interpretation of statistical results, especially in real world settings, and assumes that students have an understanding of intermediate algebra. In addition to end of section practice and homework sets, examples of each topic are explained step-by-step throughout the text and followed by a ‘Your Turn’ problem that is designed as extra practice for students.

Significant Statistics: An Introduction to Statistics was adapted from content published by OpenStax including Introductory Statistics, OpenIntro Statistics, and Introductory Statistics for the Life and Biomedical Sciences. John Morgan Russell reorganized the existing content and added new content where necessary.

Note to instructors: This book is a beta (extended) version. To view the final publication (available in PDF, EPUB, print, and Pressbooks), please visit https://doi.org/10.21061/significantstatistics.

### Book Source

This book was cloned from a source that is no longer available. The source URL was https://opentextbc.ca/introstatopenstax. This book may differ from the original.

### Authors

Adapted by John Morgan Russell; from Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, David Diez, Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel and Christopher D. Barr; and Julie Vu and David Harrington

### Subject

Probability and statistics

Title
Significant Statistics
Authors
Adapted by John Morgan Russell; from Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, David Diez, Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel and Christopher D. Barr; and Julie Vu and David Harrington
Editor
Anita Walz
Illustrator
Kindred Grey

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