# Book Title: Significant Statistics

Subtitle: An Introduction to Statistics

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.

**Instructors reviewing, adopting, or adapting this textbook:** please help us understand your use by filling out this form: https://bit.ly/stat-interest.

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## 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.

**Instructors reviewing, adopting, or adapting this textbook:** please help us understand your use by filling out this form: https://bit.ly/stat-interest.

### 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.

### License

Significant Statistics Copyright © 2020 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