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Updates for Chapter 6 (Income Distribution)

Charles Wibiralski has recorded video tutorials for some of the Excel instruction in Chapter 6. They augment the text in several ways.

The most importaant is his use of the Analysis ToolPak for descriptive statistics and building historams.

He also works with the tool bar rather than with the pulldown menus when he can. He learned this from his students.

He writes

I have my students watch Han's Roesling's documentary The Joy of Stats as a homework assignment. I love the part when he says "With new technology, we can make the data sing."

I ask the students if they agree with him afterwards. Many are amused to find themselves agreeing.

The videos: