The Practice of Statistics, by Yates, Moore, McCabe. New York,W.H. Freeman and Compsny, 1999. (ISBN 0-7167-3370-6)

Supplemental books:
The Cartoon Guide to Statistics, by Gonick and Smith. NewYork, HarperCollins Publishers, 1993. (ISBN 0-06-273102-5)
How to Lie with Statistics, by Darrell Huff. New York, W.W.Norton & Company, 1982 (ISBN 0-393-09426-X)

Your notebook:
A 3-ring binder with four distinct, and clearly identifiablesections:

Things you should bring to class every day:
Textbook, calculator, notebook, writing instrument (pen, pencil), anda positive attitude.

This is a rough outline of how grades will be determined. (There issome overlap in the categories.)

Please note carefully: It is very important that youarrive for class on time. This will be an activity-based class.Activities will frequently begin right at the starting bell. Theclass will not be delayed by repeating instructions for those whoarrive late. Since a portion of your grade is determined by yourinvolvement in classroom activities, on-time arrival is essential.



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