Introduction and Data Collection | |
What is Statistics | |
The Growth of Statistics and Information Technology | |
Microsoft Excel: The Solution to a Problem or a Problem Itself | |
Learning about Business Statistics | |
Learning Statistics with Microsoft Excel | |
Using Microsoft Excel in the Best Way Possible | |
Learning Business Statistics using this Text | |
How this Text is Organized | |
The Importance of Collecting Data | |
Identifying Sources of Data | |
Types of Survey Sampling Methods | |
Types of Data | |
Evaluating Survey Worthiness | |
Presenting Data in Tables and Charts | |
Organizing Numerical Data | |
Tables and Charts for Numerical Data | |
Graphing Bivariate Numerical Data | |
Tables and Charts for Categorical Data | |
Tabulating and Graphing Bivariate Categorical Data | |
Graphical Excellence | |
Numerical Descriptive Measures | |
Exploring Numerical Data and Their Properties | |
Measures of Central Tendency, Variation, and Shape | |
Obtaining Descriptive Summary Measures from a Population | |
Exploratory Data Analysis | |
The Coefficient of Correlation | |
Pitfalls in Numerical Descriptive Measures and Ethical Issues | |
CD-ROM Topic Obtaining Descriptive Summary Measures from a Frequency Distribution | |
Basic Probability | |
Basic Probability Concepts | |
Conditional Probability | |
Bayes' Theorem | |
Ethical Issues and Probability | |
CD-ROM Topic: Counting Rules | |
Some Important Discrete Probability Distributions | |
The Probability Distribution for a Discrete Random Variable | |
Covariance and Its Application in Finance | |
Binomial Distribution | |
Hypergeometric Distribution | |
Poisson Distribution | |
CD ROM TopicUsing the Poisson Distribution to Approximate the Binomial Distribution | |
The Normal Distribution and Other Continuous Distributions and Sampling Distributions | |
The Normal Distribution | |
Evaluating the Normality Assumption | |
The Uniform Distribution | |
The Exponential Distribution | |
Introduction to Sampling Distributions | |
Sampling Distribution of the Mean | |
Sampling Distribution of the Proportion | |
CD ROM TopicThe Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution | |
CD ROM TopicSampling from Finite Populations | |
Confidence Interval Estimation | |
Confidence Interval Estimation of the Mean (sigma; Known) | |
Confidence Interval Estimation of the Mean (sigma; Unknown) | |
Confidence Interval Estimation for the Proportion | |
Determining Sample Size | |
Applications of Confidence Interval Estimation in Auditing | |
Confidence Interval Estimation and Ethical Issues | |
CD ROM TopicEstimation and Sample Size Determination for Finite Populations | |
Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing | |
Hypothesis-Testing Methodology | |
ZTest of Hypothesis for the Mean (sigma; Known) | |
One-Tailed Tests | |
tTest of Hypothesis for the Mean (sigma; Unknown) | |
ZTest of Hypothesis for the Proportion | |
Potential Hypothesis-Testing Pitfalls and Ethical Issues | |
CD ROM TopicThe Power of a Test | |
Two Sample Tests | |
Comparing Two Independent Samples: Tests for Differences in Two Means | |
Comparing Two Related Samples: Tests for the Mean Difference | |
ZTest for the Difference between Two Proportions | |
FTest for Differences in Two Variances | |
Analysis of Variance | |
The Completely Randomized Design: One-Way Analysis of Variance | |
The Factorial Design: Two-Way Analysis of Variance | |
CD ROM TopicThe Randomized Block Design | |
Chi-Square Tests and Nonparametric Tests | |
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