9780077242534

Business Statistics in Practice w/Student CD

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077242534

  • ISBN10:

    007724253X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/21/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

The new edition of Business Statistics in Practice provides a modern, practical, and unique framework for teaching the first course in business statistics. This framework features case study and example- driven discussions of all basic business statistics topics. In addition, the authors have rewritten many of the discussions in this edition and have explained concepts more simply from first principles. The only prerequisite for this text is high school algebra.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Business Statistics
Descriptive Statistics: Tabular and Graphical Methods
Descriptive Statistics: Numerical Methods
Probability
Discrete Random Variables
Continuous Random Variables
Sampling Distributions
Confidence Intervals
Hypothesis Testing
Statistical Inferences Based on Two Samples
Experimental Design and Analysis of Variance
Chi-Square Tests
Simple Linear Regression Analysis
Multiple Regression
Model Buildling and Model Diagnostics
Time Series Forecasting
Process Improvement Using Control Charts
Nonparametric Methods
Decision Theory
Statistical Tables
Counting Rules
Hypergeometric Distribution
Properties of the Mean and the Varijance of a Random Variable, and the Covariance
Derivations of the Mean and Variance of x(bar) and p(hat). On CD-ROM
(Part I): Stratified Random Sampling
(Part II): Cluster Sampling and Ratios Estimation
Using Matrix Algebra to Perform Regression Calculations
The Regression Approach to Two-Way Anallysis of Variance
Factor Analysis, Cluster Analysis, and Multidimensional Scaling
The Box-Jenkins Methodology
Holt-Winters’ Models
Individual Charts and c Charts
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