A helpful guide for understanding the mathematical concepts and real-world applications of probability and statistics, including classroom tips, common terms such as outliers, and exercises to encourage hands-on practice.
Part of the Making Math Work series
People use math every day, whether in recipes, sports, music, or road construction. With an eye on real-world applications, Making Math Work offers an easygoing how-to guide for understanding the major branches of mathematics, from arithmetic to statistics. Each title introduces readers to the area of study through the ages before moving on to step-by-step processes, helpful hints, and common mathematical tools. Sample problems integrated throughout the text make for a progressive learning experience, complete with a detailed answer key and explanations. A valuable STEM resource.