Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Office Excel / Edition 5

Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Office Excel / Edition 5

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

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ISBN-10: 1285433300

ISBN-13: 9781285433301

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Use MODERN BUSINESS STATISTICS, 5E to gain a strong conceptual understanding of statistics with a balance of real-world applications and a focus on the integrated strengths of Microsoft Excel 2013. To ensure your understanding, this best-selling, comprehensive text carefully discusses and clearly develops each statistical technique in a solid application setting.

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Use MODERN BUSINESS STATISTICS, 5E to gain a strong conceptual understanding of statistics with a balance of real-world applications and a focus on the integrated strengths of Microsoft Excel 2013. To ensure your understanding, this best-selling, comprehensive text carefully discusses and clearly develops each statistical technique in a solid application setting. Immediately after each easy-to-follow presentation of a statistical procedure, a subsection discusses how to use Excel to perform the procedure. This integrated approach emphasizes the applications of Excel while focusing on the statistical methodology. Step-by-step instructions and screen captures further clarify the presentation to ensure your understanding. A wealth of timely business examples, proven methods, and application exercises clearly demonstrate how statistical results provide insights into business decisions and present solutions to contemporary business problems. The book's class-tested problem-scenario approach emphasizes how you can apply statistical methods to today's practical business situations. New case problems and self-tests throughout this edition allow you to check your personal understanding. Additional learning resources, including CengageNOW for online homework assistance and a complete support website, provide everything you need to acquire Excel 2013 skills and an understanding of business statistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285433301
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1026
Sales rank:
832,144
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Data and Statistics. 2. Descriptive Statistics: Tabular and Graphical Displays. 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. Statistical Inferences About Means and Proportions with Two Populations. 11. Inferences About Population Variances. 12. Comparing Multiple Proportions, Test of Independence and Goodness of Fit. 13. Experimental Design and Analysis of Variance. 14. Simple Linear Regression. 15. Multiple Regression. 16. Regression Analysis: Model Building. 17. Time Series Analysis and Forecasting. 18. Nonparametric Methods. 19. Statistical Methods for Quality Control. 20. Decision Analysis on Website. 21. Sample Survey on Website. Appendix A: References and Bibliography. Appendix B: Tables. Appendix C: Summation Notation. Appendix D: Self-Test Solutions and Answers to Even-Numbered Exercises. Appendix E: Microsoft Excel 2013 and Tools for Statistical Analysis.

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