Business Statistics

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This updated title in Barron's Business Review series shows how to apply statistical methods to a variety of business situations in order to produce enlightening and profitable information. Topics covered include probability and hypothesis testing, random variables, polls and sampling, multiple linear regression, analyzing business data, decision theory, and more. Business Review books are designed for classroom use, but are also valuable as self-teaching volumes for businesspersons engaged in various fields. ...
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Overview


This updated title in Barron's Business Review series shows how to apply statistical methods to a variety of business situations in order to produce enlightening and profitable information. Topics covered include probability and hypothesis testing, random variables, polls and sampling, multiple linear regression, analyzing business data, decision theory, and more. Business Review books are designed for classroom use, but are also valuable as self-teaching volumes for businesspersons engaged in various fields. When used in college business courses, these titles make fine supplements to main textbooks. Instructors in adult education and brush-up programs often choose these books as their main classroom text. Each title includes review questions with answers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764142390
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2010
  • Series: Barron's Business Review Series
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 802,707
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface

List of Symbols and Abbreviations

  • 1 WHY STATISTICS?
  • 2 DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
  • 3 INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND HYPOTHESIS TESTING
  • 4 CALCULATING PROBABILITIES
  • 5 CONDITIONAL PROBABILITY
  • 6 RANDOM VARIABLES
  • 7 THE BINOMIAL DISTRIBUTION
  • 8 THE NORMAL DISTRIBUTION AND RELATED DISTRIBUTIONS
  • 9 DISTRIBUTIONS WITH TWO RANDOM VARIABLES AND

CORRELATION

  • 10 STATISTICAL ESTIMATION
  • 11 CONFIDENCE INTERVALS
  • 12 POLLS AND SAMPLING
  • 13 HYPOTHESIS TESTING
  • 14 THE CHI-SQUARE TEST
  • 15 ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE
  • 16 SIMPLE REGRESSION
  • 17 MULTIPLE REGRESSION
  • 18 NONPARAMETRIC METHODS
  • 19 ECONOMIC DATA AND BUSINESS FORECASTING
  • 20 DECISION THEORY

APPENDICES

INDEX

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