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.
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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