Business Statistics in Practice

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-05
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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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
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 Building 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 Variance of a Random Variable, and the Covariance
Derivations of the Mean and Variance of x(bar) and p(hat
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Very comprehensive and informative statistics text March 22, 2011
This is an excellent text book for beginning Statistics students as well as the more advanced, the first few chapters are simple and a nice introduction to the subject. This book was everything the seller said it was, and I received it very quickly. I was very pleased and will recommend anyone buy from this seller. I think the book is a great read with lots of relevant examples and good explanations.
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