The Basic Practice of Statistics 6th edition

Textbook Cover

David S. Moore, William I. Notz, and Michael A. Fligner
Publisher: W. H. Freeman

lifetime of edition

Lifetime of Edition (LOE)

Your students are allowed unlimited access to WebAssign courses that use this edition of the textbook at no additional cost.


Access is contingent on use of this textbook in the instructor's classroom.

Academic Term Homework
Higher Education Single Term $51.00
High School $15.50

Online price per student per course or lab, bookstore price varies. Access cards can be packaged with most any textbook, please see your textbook rep or contact WebAssign

  • Chapter 1: Picturing Distributions with Graphs
    • 1: Exercises (24)
    • 1: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 2: Describing Distributions with Numbers
    • 2: Exercises (26)
    • 2: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 3: The Normal Distributions
    • 3: Exercises (38)
    • 3: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 4: Scatterplots and Correlation
    • 4: Exercises (25)
    • 4: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 5: Regression
    • 5: Exercises (25)
    • 5: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 6: Two-Way Tables
    • 6: Exercises (12)
    • 6: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 7: Exploring Data: Part I Review
    • 7: Exercises (37)
    • 7: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 8: Producing Data: Sampling
    • 8: Exercises (29)
    • 8: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 9: Producing Data: Experiments
    • 9: Exercises (23)
    • 9: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 10: Introducing Probability
    • 10: Exercises (37)
    • 10: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 11: Sampling Distributions
    • 11: Exercises (32)
    • 11: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 12: General Rules of Probability
    • 12: Exercises (41)
    • 12: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 13: Binomial Distributions
    • 13: Exercises (24)
    • 13: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 14: Confidence Intervals: The Basics
    • 14: Exercises (16)
    • 14: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 15: Tests of Significance: The Basics
    • 15: Exercises (28)
    • 15: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 16: Inference in Practice
    • 16: Exercises (30)
    • 16: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 17: From Exploration to Inference: Part II Review
    • 17: Exercises (37)
    • 17: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 18: Inference about a Population Mean
    • 18: Exercises (33)
    • 18: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 19: Two-Sample Problems
    • 19: Exercises (28)
    • 19: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 20: Inference about a Population Proportion
    • 20: Exercises (23)
    • 20: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 21: Comparing Two Proportions
    • 21: Exercises (25)
    • 21: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 22: Inference about Variables: Part III Review
    • 22: Exercises (26)
    • 22: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 23: Two Categorical Variables: The Chi-Square Test
    • 23: Exercises (20)
    • 23: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 24: Inference for Regression
    • 24: Exercises (16)
    • 24: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 25: One-Way Analysis of Variance: Comparing Several Means
    • 25: Exercises (15)
    • 25: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 26: Nonparametrics Tests
    • 26: Exercises (13)
    • 26: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 27: Statistical Process Control
    • 27: Exercises (18)
    • 27: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 28: Multiple Regression
    • 28: Exercises (20)
    • 28: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 29: More about Analysis of Variance
    • 29: Exercises
    • 29: Extra Problems


Moore's The Basic Practice of Statistics 6th edition became the market-leading bestseller by focusing on how statistics are gathered, analyzed, and applied to real problems and situations and by confronting student anxieties about the course's relevance and difficulties head on. This new edition offers the same crystal clear writing and use of real data as past editions, while incorporating new and updated examples and exercises, and presenting new features to support the learning and teaching goals for today's generation of students. The WebAssign component for this text engages students with immediate feedback, an interactive eBook with online resources, and a question bank of end-of-section exercises.

Features
  • Every WebAssign question links to applicable chapters in a fully integrated, interactive eBook.
  • Purchasing access to the eBook gives students access to the following W.H. Freeman online resources:
    • CrunchIt!, a web-based statistical program, lets users perform all of the statistical operations and graphing needed for an introductory statistics course and more. It saves users time by automatically loading data from W. H. Freeman's statistics textbooks, and provides the flexibility to edit and import additional data.
    • StatTutor provides multimedia tutorials with built-in assessments that explore important statistics concepts and procedures.
    • Various statistical applets help students master key statistics concepts.
    • Associated data files from the textbook are available to use with the statistical analysis technology of your choice.
  • Practice Another Version lets students try another version of the question if they get stuck or need some extra practice.
Question Types
  • Extra Problems from the previous edition can be used for extra practice and enriching assignments.
Use the Textbook Edition Upgrade Tool to automatically update assignments from this title to corresponding questions in the newest edition of this textbook.

Questions Available within WebAssign

Most questions from this textbook are available in WebAssign. The online questions are identical to the textbook questions except for minor wording changes necessary for Web use. Whenever possible, variables, numbers, or words have been randomized so that each student receives a unique version of the question. This list is updated nightly.

Question Group Key
alt - Alternate version of Textbook Question
XP - Extra Problem (not found in textbook)


Question Availability Color Key
BLACK questions are available now
GRAY questions are under development


Group Quantity Questions
Chapter 1: Picturing Distributions with Graphs
1.E 24 001.alt 004 005 006 012.alt 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 021 022 024 027 030.alt 032.alt 033 035.alt 037 038 040.alt 041
Chapter 2: Describing Distributions with Numbers
2.E 26 003 004.alt 007 008 009 010 013 015 016 021 022 024 025 027.alt 028 030 031 032.alt 033 039 041 042 045.alt 051.alt 052 053
Chapter 3: The Normal Distributions
3.E 38 004 005 006 008 010 012 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022.alt 023.alt 024 027 028 029 030 031 033 034 035 036 039 040 041 042 043 044 045 501.XP 502.XP 503.XP 504.XP 505.XP
Chapter 4: Scatterplots and Correlation
4.E 25 001 002.alt 004 005 006 008 010 011 014 015 016 018 019 020 021 022 023 026 032 035.alt 037 039 042.alt 501.XP 502.XP
Chapter 5: Regression
5.E 25 003 006 016 017 018 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 028 030 031 032.alt 033 034 035 036.alt 039 040 053 054
Chapter 6: Two-Way Tables
6.E 12 001 003 005 006 012 014 020 021 022 023 024 032
Chapter 7: Exploring Data: Part I Review
7.E 37 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 022 023 027.alt 028.alt 029 030 031 032 033 034 041 042 043 046 048 051 053 501.XP 502.XP
Chapter 8: Producing Data: Sampling
8.E 29 001 002 003 004 006 007 009 010 013 015 018 019 021 022 023 024 026 027 028 030 033 034 035 036 038 046 047 501.XP 502.XP
Chapter 9: Producing Data: Experiments
9.E 23 001 002 003 005 007 011 015 017 019 020 023 024 025 026 027 029 030 032 040 043 044 047 048
Chapter 10: Introducing Probability
10.E 37 002.alt 006 010.alt 011 014 015 016 017.alt 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 028 029.alt 030 031 033 034 035 036 038 039 040 041 042 043 044 047 049 050 051 052 053 501.XP
Chapter 11: Sampling Distributions
11.E 32 001 002 003 007 010 011 012 014 015 016 017.alt 018 019 020 021 022 023 025 026 027 028 029 030.alt 031 032 033 034 036.alt 037 501.XP 502.XP 503.XP
Chapter 12: General Rules of Probability
12.E 41 001 003 005 006 007 008 009 011 014 015 016 017 018 019.alt 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 028 029 030 031 032 033 035 036.alt 039.alt 040.alt 042 043 048 050 051 054 055 056 058
Chapter 13: Binomial Distributions
13.E 24 002 003 005 006 008 010 012.alt 013 014 015 016 017.alt 018 019 020 021 024 025 026 028 032 034 035 036
Chapter 14: Confidence Intervals: The Basics
14.E 16 002 007 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 025 027 028
Chapter 15: Tests of Significance: The Basics
15.E 28 001 003 004 005 006 007 010 015 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 030 031 032 033 034 035 036 037 501.XP
Chapter 16: Inference in Practice
16.E 30 001 002 003 004 005 007 012 013 019 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 029 031.alt 035 036 037 038 042 043 044 047 050 051 052
Chapter 17: From Exploration to Inference: Part II Review
17.E 37 002 003 004 005 007 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 019 020 021 026 027 028 029 030 031 032 039 040 041 042 043 053 054 055 056 060 065 069 070 072 075.alt
Chapter 18: Inference about a Population Mean
18.E 33 001 002 003 004 008 009 011 012 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 026 028 029 030 032 034 035 037 039 042 045 046 047 049 052
Chapter 19: Two-Sample Problems
19.E 28 001 002 004 006 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 026 027 028 030 031 035.alt 036 037 038.alt 039 040 041 047
Chapter 20: Inference about a Population Proportion
20.E 23 002 003 006 008 010 011 012 015 016 017 018 019 022 023 024 026 032 033 034 038 043 044 501.XP
Chapter 21: Comparing Two Proportions
21.E 25 001 002 004 005 006 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 018 019 020 022 023 025 026 027 029 030 033
Chapter 22: Inference about Variables: Part III Review
22.E 26 001 002 003 004 015.alt 016 017 018 019 020 022 023 025 026 027 028 031 032 037 038 039 040 043 045 047 049
Chapter 23: Two Categorical Variables: The Chi-Square Test
23.E 20 002 014 016 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 029.alt 030 037 038 039 042 045
Chapter 24: Inference for Regression
24.E 16 008 009 010 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 032 035 039 040
Chapter 25: One-Way Analysis of Variance: Comparing Several Means
25.E 15 002 011 012 014 015 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 027 029
Chapter 26: Nonparametrics Tests
26.E 13 016 017 020 021 022 033 035 036 037 038 039 040 041
Chapter 27: Statistical Process Control
27.E 18 004 005 007 009 019 025 026 027 029 030 031 032 034 035 041 042 043 044
Chapter 28: Multiple Regression
28.E 20 001 002 011 012 013 016 018 027 029 030 031 032 033 034 035 036 037 038 039 040
Total 721