# The Measurement of Adolescents, II

## CONTENTS OF CURRICULUM UNIT 86.05.03

## AN INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY STATISTICS

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## Bibliography for Teachers

*HBJ*

*Algebra 2*

*with*

*Trigonometry*. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Incorporated, 1983.

Algebraic skills and concepts are applied in each of eight “Using Statistics” lessons. The problem solving techniques illustrated involve organizing data in a table and graphing the data in order to draw a conclusion.

Downing, Douglas, and Clark, Jeff.
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Statistics
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the Easy
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Way
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. Woodbury, New York: Barron’s Educational Series, Incorporated, 1983.

This book is clearly organized and contains practical information written simply for rapid learning. It is a good overview of the subject with numerous examples and exercises.

Kline, William E., et al.
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Foundations
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of
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Advanced
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*
Mathematics
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. Second Edition. New York: American Book Company, 1965.

A fine textbook for high school students who are studying advanced algebra and trigonometry. A chapter on statistics and probability is included.

Mendenhall, William.
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Introduction
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to
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Probability
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and
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Statistics
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. Fourth Edition. North Scituate, Massachusetts: Duxbury Press, 1975.

The author provides a cohesive, connected presentation of statistics that identifies inference as its objective and stresses the relevance of statistics in learning about the world in which we live.

Runyon, Richard P., and Haber, Audrey.
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Fundamentals
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of Behavioral
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Statistics
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. Fifth Edition. Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1984.

This text provides excellent resource material on statistics for teachers.

Stein, Edwin.
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Fundamentals
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of
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Mathematics
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. Modern Edition. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, Incorporated, 1960.

A comprehensive textbook on contemporary general mathematics for the junior and senior high schools. It contains all the basic topics of mathematics and includes computational practice and related enrichment materials. It is ideal for use in consumer mathematics and shop mathematics classes in the high school.

White, Myron R.
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Advanced
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Algebra
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. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, Incorporated, 1961.

A good text for twelfth year mathematics students. The subject matter is flexible and easily adapted to individual and group needs. Exercises are divided into two groups: 1) those that represent minimum essentials and should be required of all students, end 2) those that present an additional challenge.

Willoughby, Stephen S., and Vogel, Bruce R.
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Probability
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end
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Statistics
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. Morristown, New Jersey: Silver Burdett Company, 1968.

An excellent reference book for teachers. It is meant to be used for a one semester, pre-calculus course in probability and statistics.