9781118494769

Business Statistics: For Contemporary Decision Making

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    9781118494769

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    1118494768

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 11/18/2013
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

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Summary

Business Statistics: For Contemporary Decision Making, 8th Edition continues the tradition of presenting and explaining the wonders of business statistics through the use of clear, complete, student-friendly pedagogy. Ken Black's text equips readers with the quantitative decision-making skills and analysis techniques you need to make smart decisions based on real-world data.

Table of Contents

UNIT I INTRODUCTION

1 Introduction to Statistics 02

2 Charts and Graphs 18

3 Descriptive Statistics 52

4 Probability 98

UNIT II DISTRIBUTIONS AND SAMPLING

5 Discrete Distributions 142

6 Continuous Distributions 184

7 Sampling and Sampling Distributions 224

UNIT III MAKING INFERENCES ABOUT POPULATION PARAMETERS

8 Statistical Inference: Estimation for Single Populations 260

9 Statistical Inference: Hypothesis Testing for Single Populations 298

10 Statistical Inferences About Two Populations 354

11 Analysis of Variance and Design of Experiments 414

UNIT IV REGRESSION ANALYSIS AND FORECASTING

12 Simple Regression Analysis and Correlation 476

13 Multiple Regression Analysis 528

14 Building Multiple Regression Models 558

15 Time-Series Forecasting and Index Numbers 608

UNIT V NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS AND QUALITY

16 Analysis of Categorical Data 664

17 Nonparametric Statistics 688

18 Statistical Quality Control 738

APPENDICES

A Tables 783

B Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Quantitative Problems 823

GLOSSARY 833

INDEX 843

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