Page 353, Exercise 8.28: "The exercise should read like this: Using the Explore Coverage web app, let’s check that the large-sample confidence interval for a proportion may work poorly with small samples. In the app, set p = 0.30, n = 10 and leave the confidence level at 95%." Early versions of the 4th edition refer to the Explore Coverage Tab of the Inference for a Proportion App, which is now a stand-alone app.
Page 363: The answers to parts b and c of Exercise 8.33 in the back of the book are not in the correct order.
Page 201: In the box for Activity 1, very last paragraph: The "it's" should be "its" as in "After each click, the cumulative proportion of 6s will tend to fall closer and closer to its expected value of 1/6."
Page 222, Table 5.3: The total shown in the margin for row "More than $1,000,000" should be 0.00249 and not 0.00222.
Page 44: "everyday" in the label of the bar graph on the very bottom should read "every day".
Page 76: Exercise 2.82. The two outliers are not discernible for the CO2 values for Central & South America. There really should be two symbols (almost on top of each other) to label the outliers, as in the boxplot below. In addition, the typo that read "Emmissions" for the y-axis label was corrected:
Page 459: The numbers in the X and N columns of the displayed computer output need to be switched, as follows:
Sample X N Sample p SignUp 5851 77858 0.075150 LearnMore 6927 77729 0.089117