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Bob Hayden

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Texts
Posted: Mar 14, 1997 11:40 AM
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----- Forwarded message from Bob Carlstroem -----

My first concern is a text. I'm not keen on standard college texts
because, as with AP Calculus, I don't feel most texts prepare for the
exam. In Calc. we have switched to Paul Foerster's new book and I feel
much more confident in the preparation (I learned a lot more calculus).
Since I am starting anew, I'd rather start with a good text rather than
re-learn Stat to find out I need to change again. I know the AP is new
but perhaps someone has taken a critical look at texts and can recommend
one for me.

----- End of forwarded message from Bob Carlstroem -----

As a matter of fact, the AP Stats. Committee took a close look at
texts and recommended seven. Beleive me, they are NOT a RANDOM
sample! They are fine books and should be a reasonable match to the
exam.


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