What Are Some Popular Statistics Textbooks?


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Some popular statistics textbooks are "Stats: Modeling the World," "Introduction to Practice of Statistics" and "Introduction to Statistics & Data Analysis." Additional popular texts on statistics include "The Practice of Statistics," "Mind on Statistics" and "Statistics: From Data to Decision," according to College Board.

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"Stats: Modeling the World," authored by David E. Brock., Paul F. Velleman and Richard D. DeVeaux and published by Pearson, is a text that addresses common introductory college-level statistics curriculum. The text includes a focus on data analysis and graphics. Users of this text have access to special online features, notes Pearson.

"Introduction to Practice of Statistics," authored by David Moore and George McCabe, focuses on data analysis and critical thinking. The text describes step-by-step pedagogy and applications of statistics in a variety of settings, professions and disciplines. These features make the text engaging to students, helping them to learn statistical ideas, according to the publisher, Macmillian Education.

Roxy Peck, Chris Olsen and Jay Devore’s edition of "Introduction to Statistics & Data Analysis" uses real examples to introduce students to statistics and data analysis. Hands-on activities and interactive features included with the text allow opportunities for practice, according to Cengage Learning, the publisher of the text.

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