Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics / Edition 5

Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics / Edition 5

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

Focusing on business and economic applications of statistics, this textbook covers data, descriptive statistics, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling, interval estimation, hypothesis testing, comparisons involving means, comparison involving proportions, simple linear regression, and multiple regression. Approximately 100 data sets are included… See more details below

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Focusing on business and economic applications of statistics, this textbook covers data, descriptive statistics, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling, interval estimation, hypothesis testing, comparisons involving means, comparison involving proportions, simple linear regression, and multiple regression. Approximately 100 data sets are included on the companion CD-ROM. The authors teach quantitative analysis and management science at the University of Cincinnati and the Rochester Institute of Technology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324653212
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/03/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Ch. 1Data and Statistics1
Ch. 2Descriptive Statistics: Tabular and Graphical Methods23
Ch. 3Descriptive Statistics: Numerical Methods75
Ch. 4Introduction to Probability139
Ch. 5Discrete Probability Distributions185
Ch. 6Continuous Probability Distributions225
Ch. 7Sampling and Sampling Distributions255
Ch. 8Interval Estimation296
Ch. 9Hypothesis Testing337
Ch. 10Comparisons Involving Means387
Ch. 11Comparisons Involving Proportions and a Test of Independence446
Ch. 12Simple Linear Regression478
Ch. 13Multiple Regression547
Appendixes595
App. A: References and Bibliography596
App. B: Tables597
App. C: Summation Notation618
App. D: Answers to Even-Numbered Exercises620
App. E: Solutions to Self-Test Exercises634
Index651

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