# Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics / Edition 5

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

## Overview

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)

## Related Subjects

 Preface About the Authors Ch. 1 Data and Statistics 1 Ch. 2 Descriptive Statistics: Tabular and Graphical Methods 23 Ch. 3 Descriptive Statistics: Numerical Methods 75 Ch. 4 Introduction to Probability 139 Ch. 5 Discrete Probability Distributions 185 Ch. 6 Continuous Probability Distributions 225 Ch. 7 Sampling and Sampling Distributions 255 Ch. 8 Interval Estimation 296 Ch. 9 Hypothesis Testing 337 Ch. 10 Comparisons Involving Means 387 Ch. 11 Comparisons Involving Proportions and a Test of Independence 446 Ch. 12 Simple Linear Regression 478 Ch. 13 Multiple Regression 547 Appendixes 595 App. A: References and Bibliography 596 App. B: Tables 597 App. C: Summation Notation 618 App. D: Answers to Even-Numbered Exercises 620 App. E: Solutions to Self-Test Exercises 634 Index 651