Chapter 12: Statistics in Action: Case Studies

In this chapter, you'll examine three examples of statistical practice in today's world, case studies about how to:

  • Produce bigger and better flowers
  • Evaluate salaries in major league baseball
  • Establish discrimination in employment

In each case, you'll decide the appropriate statistical techniques to use and practice many of the techniques they have learned. This chapter will show you more extensive examples of how statistics is used and will provide a review for the course.