Fourth Edition   ©2018

Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences

Brigitte Baldi (University of California, Irvine) , David S. Moore (Purdue University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-01337-6; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-01337-0; Format: Cloth Text, 768 pages


  • Apply Your Knowledge exercises. Each (unnumbered) chapter section ends with an Apply Your Knowledge section. This consists of 2-6 questions meant to test a student’s understanding of basic concepts from the section.
  • Definition boxes
  • Discussion. Many chapters will have a boxed off portion of text called "Discussion." This material may touch on a controversial subject and the material can be used as an in class discussion or assigned reading.
  • Statistics in Your World marginal notes

End of Chapter material:

  • Chapter Summary contains a bulleted list of key concepts and boldface terms that appear in the chapter.
  • This Chapter in Context contains a brief discussion of the main points of the chapter and how it connects with the previous and upcoming chapters in the big picture.

  • Check Your Skills exercises (briefer and multiple choice)
  • Chapter exercises, many of them multi-part, reviewing concepts from the chapter.