Business Statistics : A First Course / Edition 2

Business Statistics : A First Course / Edition 2

by David M. Levine, Timothy C. Krehbiel, Mark L. Berenson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130867543

ISBN-13: 9780130867544

Pub. Date: 12/17/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

This book covers the concepts and applications of statistics used in the functional areas of business-accounting, marketing, management, and economics, and finance. Focused more on concepts than on statistical methods, it shows readers how to properly use statistics to analyze data and demonstrates how computer software is an integral part of this analysis. "Using

Overview

This book covers the concepts and applications of statistics used in the functional areas of business-accounting, marketing, management, and economics, and finance. Focused more on concepts than on statistical methods, it shows readers how to properly use statistics to analyze data and demonstrates how computer software is an integral part of this analysis. "Using Statistics" scenarios discuss how statistics is used in a real business setting. Includes contemporary business applications, many with real data sets, and an integrated case that runs throughout chapters. "PHSTAT," a custom designed Excel add-in, is packaged with each book. Introduction and Data Collection. Presenting Data in Tables and Charts. Summarizing and Describing Numerical Data. Basic Probability and Probability Distributions. Sampling Distributions and Confidence Interval Estimation. Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Tests. Two-Sample and C-Sample Tests with Numerical Data. Hypothesis Testing with Categorical Data. Statistical Applications in Quality and Productivity Management. The Simple Linear Regression Model and Correlations. Introduction to Multiple Regression. Time Series Analysis. An accessible introduction or refresher on statistics for those in accounting, marketing, management, economics, and finance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130867544
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/17/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
734
Product dimensions:
8.03(w) x 9.98(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and Data Collection
1(38)
Presenting Data in Tables and Charts
39(62)
Summarizing and Describing Numerical Data
101(52)
Basic Probability and Probability Distributions
153(98)
Sampling Distributions and Confidence Interval Estimation
251(56)
Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Tests
307(44)
Two-Sample and c-Sample Tests with Numerical Data
351(64)
Two-Sample and c-Sample Tests with Categorical Data
415(40)
Simple Linear Regression and Correlation
455(68)
Multiple Regression Models
523(70)
Time-Series Analysis
593(68)
Statistical Applications in Quality and Productivity Management
661(46)
Answers to Selected Problems (•)
707
Appendix A Review of Arithmetic and Algebra 1
Appendix B Summation Notation 3
Appendix C Statistical Symbols and Greek Alphabet 8
Appendix D Documentation for CD-ROM Files (on attached CD) 1
Appendix E Tables 9
Appendix F Installing the PHStat Microsoft Excel Add-In 26
Index 1

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