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Computer Science 368, Discrete
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Required text: The Basic Practice of Statistics ,
by David S. Moore.
w/Student CD. Fifth Edition
(It has Jigsaw puzzle pieces on white background
on the cover--caution--NOT M&M's. There is a 6th edition out
now--be careful, don't get that.)
This book is officially now out of print, I believe;
officially displaced by the 6th edition. There is a very big
market of used ones, from very cheap, with no disadvantage to
you. I'll supply you with text of HW problems for the first
week, and a copy of the book is on reserve, and another in the Math
ISBN-10: 1-4292-2426-6 ISBN-13:
978-1-4292-2426-0 New was: "Our retail price to students:
Paperback (with CD):
ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-2425-3. New was: "Our Retail Price to students: $129.95"
If buying used,
don't worry about the CD; I won't be requiring you to have one.
WHFreeman shows different ISBN numbers for the (possibly) CD-less
versions, and they might show up on the used market:
Hardback: ISBN-10: 1-4292-0121-5
Paperback: ISBN-10: 1-4292-2424-X
Ebook--I don't know if these will
still be available:
From Publisher WH
Freeman, publisher $58.99 or 68.99, dies after 365 days.
Totally online, but you can make notes,highlighting, etc. &
they are stored till the package dies. You can print only one
(web)page at a time. Check out the FAQ at WHFreeman Scroll
down to find the book (alphabetically, Moore, Basic Practice of
Statistics 5e) & click to buy (the cheaper) or register .
or (not the same ebook)
$68.99, dies after 360 days, online, or download chapters (sort of)
("Reading offline is only supported on Firefox versions 3.6+, Safari
5.1+ and Chrome browsers at this time") Print up to 10 pages at a
time (from online). Looks "just like" the textbook; has some
Chegg or others may still have it. Buying used
may be cheaper.
Past semesters. Fall, 2012:
Disclaimers: Suggestions welcome,
though their implementation may be beyond my expertise. past
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