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I had to get this textbook for a distance education course at my university. The textbook content itself is not extraordinary, but it is relatively straightforward and not too difficult to understand, especially for anyone who has had a course in Statistics before. The best part of this textbook is how small and light it is. If all textbooks were this light, I would carry them everywhere.
This book makes a good course companion, but I would not suggest this as a textbook for someone who is looking to teach themselves Statistics. Without a background in basic Statistics or a professor to provide answers to questions, this book won't seem as simple.