Basic Statistics for Business and Economics

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-07-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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The Fifth Edition of Basic Statistics for Business and Economics is a shorter version of Lind/Marchal/Wathen's Statistical Techniques in Business and Economics, 12e. The authors of this text continue to provide a student-oriented approach to business statistics. In this book you will find step-by-step solved examples, realistic exercises, and up-to-date technology and illustrations. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

1.What is Statistics?

2. Describing Data: Frequency Distributions and Graphic Presentation

3. Describing Data: Numerical Measures

4. A Survey of Probability Concepts

5. Discrete Probability Distributions

6. The Normal Probability Distributions

7. Sampling Methods and Central Limit Theorem

8. Estimation and Confidence Intervals

9. One-Sample Tests of Hypothesis

10. Two-Sample Tests of Hypothesis

11. Analysis of Variance

12. Linear Regression and Correlation

13. Multiple Regression and Correlation Analysis

14. Chi-Square Applications for Nominal DataOptional Chapters on the Student CD-ROM

Statistical Quality Control

Index Numbers

Time Series and Forecasting

An Introduction to Decision Theory

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