Text Book (Required): Elementary Statistics:Picturing the World (Plus MyMathLab/MyStatLab Student Access Code Card), 5th Edition, Larson & Farber, Prentice-Hall, 2012 (ISBN-10: 0321759982). This textbook package is available for purchase at University Bookstore and includes access to CourseCompass. You may also rent the text from the Bookstore but you will not have access to CourseCompass. A copy of the text is on reserve at the Odegaard Undergraduate Library. As described below, you may also choose to access the online version of the text in lieu of purchasing the hard copy text.
CourseCompass and MyMathLab (Required): An access code for CourseCompass is included with your purchased textbook package (if you buy a new text from the U Bookstore) and provides access to CourseCompass and MyMathLab, the Prentice-Hall Tutor Center available by phone and email, and access to the Student's Solution Manual. Purchase of an access code to CourseCompass also provides access to the online version of our text as well as to an online statistical computing package - StatCrunch. To register as a user, go to the CourseCompass web site and click the Student box under the Register tab and follow instructions. The course id is bare19718. When asked, provide your access code. Remember, purchase of access to CourseCompass also provides access to the online text.
Purchase Access to CourseCompass:If you purchased a used text or you did not purchase a new text book package from the U Bookstore, you will not have an access code for CourseCompass/MyMathLab. You can purchase access online. Go to the CourseCompass web site and click the Students tab in the horizontal bar near the top of the CourseCompass web page and follow the instructions. Again, the course id is bare19718. Remember, purchase of access to CourseCompass also provides access to the online text book.
Printed and Online Versions of the Text Book: If you wish to purchase access to the online text, visit this web page. Alternately, if you wish to purchase a printed copy of the text without CourseCompass access visit this web site.
Student Solution's Manual: Included under Chapter Contents are a Student's Solution Manual containing solutions to odd-numbered section exercises and Chapter Review exercises and solutions to all the (odd and even) Try It Yourself exercises and Chapter Quiz exercises. A copy of the Student's Solution Manual is on reserve at the Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Purchase of access to CourseCompass provides access to the Student's Solution Manual.
Multimedia Resources: You may view a series of videos for each chapter section, quiz and test as well as some animated statlets. These videos are available on the CourseCompass web site under Multimedia Library (check the chapter and section of interest).