Introduction to the practice of statistics 9th edition is an introductory book of statistics. It is written by three authors namely David S. Moore, George P. McCabe and Bruce A. Craig. Book is published from W H Freeman and company, New York. It is a detailed and comprehensive book explaining all the basic concept of Statistics. Moreover, this book spans over one thousand pages. There are eight editions of book available so far. However, given below is a review of the 9th edition.
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Introduction to the practice of Statistics 9th edition.
This book on Statistics is divided into some main section and parts. Each part deals with specific skills of statistical science. Main parts include data organization, probability and also inference models. Similarly, each head contains respective chapters.
From section of “looking at data” readers shall get basic information and knowledge about handling of data. Data organization and retrieval is the most important step in proper statistical analysis.
Different chapters on probability and inference are there in “Introduction to the practice of Statistics 9th edition”. Readers will learn the basics of sampling distributions and probability. This section also includes the fundamentals of inferences for distributions and proportions.
Introduction to the practice of statistics introduces testing of hypothesis in an elaborated form. Tests of ANOVA (one way and two way analysis of variance) and regression also come with explanation. Concept presentation also takes the graphical form.
As the name indicates, introduction to the practice of Statistics is more of a practical book and also encourages practice of Statistical concepts. Moreover, there are lots of examples and exercises in every chapter. Finally, answer of each exercise is present the end of the book. These solved examples with data from everyday life setting help grasping the concept readily. Similarly, statistical tables are available after the final chapter. Book has reader friendly writing style. Similarly, the content is also thought provoking.
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