9780136032601

Basic Business Statistics : Concepts and Applications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136032601

  • ISBN10:

    0136032605

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover w/CD
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Berenson shows students how statistics is use in each functional area of business.This edition features statistics in real-business scenarios, web cases, data analysis and interpretation of software results, case studies and team projects, as well as visual explorations of statistical concepts.This book is intended for undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in statistics.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction and Data Collection
Presenting Data in Tables and Charts
Numerical Descriptive Measures
Basic Probability
Some Important Discrete Probability Distributions
The Normal Distribution and Other Continuous Distributions
Sampling Distributions and Sampling
Confidence Interval Estimation
Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Tests
Two-Sample Tests
Analysis of Variance
Chi-Square Tests and Nonparametric Tests
Simple Linear Regression
Introduction to Multiple Regression
Multiple Regression Model Building
Time-Series Forecasting and Index Numbers
Decision Making
Statistical Applications in Quality Management
Appendices A-F
Self-Test Solutions and Answers to Selected Even-Numbered Problems
Index
Student CD-ROM Topics
Using the Poisson Distribution to Approximate the Binomial Distribution CD5-1
Sampling from Finite Populations CD7-1
Estimation and Sample Size Determination for Finite Populations CD8-1
Chi-Square Goodness of Fit Tests
Influence Analysis
The Holt-Winters Method for Trend-Fitting and Forecasting
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