# Book Title: Significant Statistics

Subtitle: An Introduction to Statistics

Book Description: *Significant Statistics: An Introduction to Statistics* was adapted and original content added by John Morgan Russell. It is adapted from content published by OpenStax *Introductory Statistics*, *OpenIntro Statistics*, and *Introductory Statistics for the Life and Biomedical Sciences*.

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*Significant Statistics: An Introduction to Statistics* is intended for the one-semester introduction to statistics course for students 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.

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## Book Information

### Book Description

*Significant Statistics: An Introduction to Statistics* is intended for the one-semester introduction to statistics course for students 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.

### Book Source

This book is a cloned version of Introductory Statistics by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, published using Pressbooks by OpenStax under a CC BY (Attribution) license. It may differ from the original.

### License

Significant Statistics by John Morgan Russell, OpenStaxCollege, OpenIntro is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

### Subject

Probability and statistics