Basic Statistics for Business and Economics W/Student CD and PowerWeb

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-11-14
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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BASIC STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 4/e contains comprehensive coverage of statistical tools and methods delivered in a student friendly, step-by-step format. The text is non-threatening and presents concepts clearly and succinctly with a conversational writing style. All statistical concepts are illustrated with solved applied examples immediately upon introduction. Modern computing tools and applications are introduced, but the text maintains a focus on presenting statistics content as oppose to technology or programming methods, this edition continues as a ‘students’ text with increased emphasis on interpretation of data and results. This essentials version of the more comprehensive text includes 13 chapters (versus 20 chapters in the longer 11/e), in a two-color format, with some condensed coverage and all optional topics or chapters eliminated. It contains the core topics covered in most Business Statistics courses in fewer pages.ges.

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 Data

Optional Chapters on the Student CD-ROM

Statistical Quality Control

Index Numbers

Time Series and Forecasting

An Introduction to Decision Theory

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