Essentials of Statisticsis a concise and readable text covering the key statistical concepts for students' first course in statistics. The text is full of engaging, step-by-step examples that show students when, why, and how to conduct each statistical test. Students will learn how to apply concepts and formulas to statistical questions they will encounter in the real world. The clear, accessible explanations highlight a conceptual understanding of statistics while minimizing the mathematical. To further enhance student learning,Essentials of Statisticsalso provides more opportunities for practice than any other statistics text: There are three tiers of exercises Clarifying the Concepts, Calculating the Statistic, and Applying the Concepts integrated after every major topic and at the end of each chapter.