First Course In Business Statistics / Edition 8

First Course In Business Statistics / Edition 8

by James T. McClave, Terry Sincich, P. George Benson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130186791

ISBN-13: 9780130186799

Pub. Date: 11/08/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Designed for readers with a background in basic algebra, this best-selling introduction to statistics for business and economics emphasizes inference—with extensive coverage of data collection and analysis as needed to evaluate the reported results of statistical studies and make good business decisions. It stresses the development of statistical…  See more details below

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Designed for readers with a background in basic algebra, this best-selling introduction to statistics for business and economics emphasizes inference—with extensive coverage of data collection and analysis as needed to evaluate the reported results of statistical studies and make good business decisions. It stresses the development of statistical thinking, the assessment of credibility and value of the inferences made from data—both by those who consume and those who produce them—and features numerous case studies, examples, and exercises—all drawing on real business situations and recent economic events. Statistics, Data, and Statistical Thinking. Methods for Describing Sets of Data. Probability. Random Variables and Probability Distributions. Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Estimation with Confidence Intervals. Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Tests of Hypothesis. Comparing Population Means. Comparing Population Proportions. Simple Linear Regression. Introduction to Multiple Regression. Basic Methods for Quality Improvement. For anyone interested in statistics for business and economics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130186799
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/08/2000
Edition description:
8TH BK&CDR
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.29(w) x 10.18(h) x 1.37(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1What Is Statistics?1
Ch. 2Methods for Describing Sets of Data21
Ch. 3Probability125
Ch. 4Random Variables and Probability Distributions179
Ch. 5Sampling Distributions257
Ch. 6Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Estimation291
Ch. 7Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Tests of Hypotheses327
Ch. 8Comparing Two Population Means385
Ch. 9Comparing Population Proportions447
Ch. 10Regression Analysis493
Ch. 11Methods for Quality Improvement607
Appendix A: Basic Counting Rules681
Appendix B: Tables685
Appendix C: Demographic Data Set715
Appendix D: ASP Tutorial719
Answers to Exercises725
Index739

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