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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324653212

ISBN-13: 9780324653212

Pub. Date: 01/03/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This essentials version features selected core topics from the authors' Statistics for Business and Economics text. It provides a brief introduction to business statistics with an approach that balances a conceptual understanding of statistics with the real-world application of statistical methodology. The authors' problem-scenario approach motivates students by using…  See more details below

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This essentials version features selected core topics from the authors' Statistics for Business and Economics text. It provides a brief introduction to business statistics with an approach that balances a conceptual understanding of statistics with the real-world application of statistical methodology. The authors' problem-scenario approach motivates students by using real-world examples to introduce and apply statistical techniques. Examples and exercises throughout this text also focus on ways statistics can contribute to quality improvements.

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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