When understood and applied appropriately, mathematics is both beautiful and powerful. As a result, students are sometimes tempted to extend that power beyond appropriate limits. In teaching statistics at both the high school and college level, I have found that one of students' biggest struggles is applying their understanding of probability to make appropriate inferences.
James R. Kett
The author uses Autograph, a powerful software program, to illustrate sampling distributions and to demonstrate the central limit theorem.
Students bring the real world into the classroom by studying speeding data collected on two Pennsylvania highways.