Balanced Approach: the text strikes a balance between computation, decision making, and conceptual understanding (as endorsed by the GAISE recommendations).
Updated Chapter Openers, case studies, examples, and exercises focus on interpretation and include more varied applications.
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Step-by-step examples conclude with an “interpretation” step and are paired with a “Try It Yourself” problem to provide immediate practice and reinforcement.
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