Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics (with CD-ROM) / Edition 5

Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics (with CD-ROM) / Edition 5

by David R. Anderson, Thomas A. Williams, Dennis J. Sweeney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324568606

ISBN-13: 9780324568608

Pub. Date: 01/03/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Trust the latest version of this market-leading essentials text to introduce sound statistical methodology in a proven applications setting. ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 5e, includes all of the strengths of the longer best-selling Anderson/Sweeney/Williams STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, with a focus on the most important core topics

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Trust the latest version of this market-leading essentials text to introduce sound statistical methodology in a proven applications setting. ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 5e, includes all of the strengths of the longer best-selling Anderson/Sweeney/Williams STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, with a focus on the most important core topics for a concise presentation that's easy for students to follow. This brief introduction to business statistics offers a wealth of actual business examples, proven methods, and application exercises that clearly demonstrate how statistical results provide insights into business decisions and present solutions to contemporary business problems. High-quality problems, trusted for their unwavering accuracy, and the authors' signature problem-scenario approach clearly show how to apply statistical methods in practical business situations. New case problems as well as methods, applications, and self-test exercises encourage students to master formulas, apply materials, and evaluate their personal understanding. Optional updated appendices highlight the latest Excel 2007 and Minitab 15 popular commercial software, giving you the choice of integrating or omitting computer coverage in your course. This edition's concise approach and comprehensive support package, now including CengageNOW course management system, provides everything you need for an effective statistics course that prepares students for the essentials of statistics success in business today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324568608
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/03/2008
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Data and Statistics. 2. Descriptive Statistics: Tabular and Graphical Presentations. 3. Descriptive Statistics: Numerical Measures. 4. Introduction to Probability. 5. Discrete Probability Distributions. 6. Continuous Probability Distributions. 7. Sampling and Sampling Distributions. 8. Interval Estimation. 9. Hypothesis Tests. 10. Comparisons Involving Means, Experimental Design, and Analysis of Variance. 11. Comparisons Involving Proportions and a Test of Independence. 12. Simple Linear Regression. 13. Multiple Regression.

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