For algebra-based Introductory Statistics courses. This title is part of the Pearson Modern Classics series. Pearson Modern Classics are acclaimed titles at a value price. Please visit www.pearsonhighered.com/math-classics-series for a complete list of titles. This text takes a hands-on approach to the introduction of basic statistical methods and concepts, using a highly interactive method that promotes active learning and true assimilation of key concepts. Students are taught to ask "why," thinking like a statistician to find the logical solution. With its strong emphasis on data analysis, the book seeks to make students better consumers of statistics and to give them the skills to understand and interpret statistical results using real data from newspapers and research journals.