9780471508991

Introductory Statistics for Business and Economics, Workbook, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780471508991

  • ISBN10:

    0471508993

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/1990
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

This Fourth Edition includes new sections on graphs, robust estimation, expected value and the bootstrap, in addition to new material on the use of computers. The regression model is well covered, including both nonlinear and multiple regression. The chapters contain many real-life examples and are relatively self-contained, making adaptable to a variety of courses.

Table of Contents

PART A COMPLETE SOLUTIONS TO ALL ODD-NUMBERED PROBLEMS IN THE TEXT
I BASIC PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
The Nature of Statistics
1(5)
Descriptive Statistics
6(11)
Probability
17(10)
Probability Distributions
27(12)
Two Random Variables
39(18)
II INFERENCE FOR MEANS AND PROPORTIONS
Sampling
57(9)
Point Estimation
66(5)
Confidence Intervals
71(9)
Hypothesis Testing
80(7)
Analysis of Variance
87(8)
III REGRESSION: RELATING TWO OR MORE VARIABLES
Fitting a Line
95(3)
Simple Regression
98(8)
Multiple Regression
106(8)
Regression Extensions
114(11)
Correlation
125(9)
IV TOPICS IN CLASSICAL AND BAYESIAN INFERENCE
Nonparametric and Robust Statistics
134(9)
Chi Square Tests
143(7)
Maximum Likelihood Estimation
150(4)
Bayesian Inference
154(7)
Bayesian Decision Theory
161(4)
V SPECIAL TOPICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Decision Trees
165(13)
Index Numbers
178(6)
Sampling Designs
184(3)
Time Series
187(4)
Simultaneous Equations
191(5)
PART B REVIEW PROBLEMS
I BASIC PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
The Nature of Statistics
196(3)
Descriptive Statistics
199(8)
Probability
207(3)
Probability Distributions
210(7)
Two Random Variables
217(4)
II INFERENCE FOR MEANS AND PROPORTIONS
Sampling
221(5)
Point Estimation
226(5)
Confidence Intervals
231(7)
Hypothesis Testing
238(5)
Analysis of Variance
243(2)
III REGRESSION: RELATING TWO OR MORE VARIABLES
Fitting a Line
245(2)
Simple Regression
247(2)
Multiple Regression
249(4)
Regression Extensions
253(6)
Correlation
259(5)
IV TOPICS IN CLASSICAL AND BAYESIAN INFERENCE
Nonparametric and Robust Statistics
264(4)
CHI Square Tests
268(3)
Maximum Likelihood Estimation
271(1)
Bayesian Inference
272(2)
Bayesian Decision Theory
274(3)
V SPECIAL TOPICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Decision Trees
277(5)
Index Numbers
282(5)
Sampling Designs
287(2)
Time Series
289(1)
Simultaneous Equations
290(1)
PART C ANSWERS TO ALL REVIEW PROBLEMS 291(13)
References 304

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