This student-friendly text presents statistics in an accessible and interesting manner. The realistic content of its abundant examples and exercises draws on a comprehensive range of applications from business and economics. Clear, concise, step-by-step solutions follow problems and contain highlighted remarks which recall and reinforce concepts critical to the solution of the problem. Features numerous case studies and detailed instructions on the use of MINITAB.
A standard textbook for the first course in statistics for business and economics students. A major feature is the realistic content of its 211 examples and 1,336 exercises, which draw on a comprehensive range of applications from business and economics. The only prerequisite is elementary algebra. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
Numerical Descriptive Measures.
Discrete Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions.
Continuous Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions.
Estimation of the Mean and Proportion.
Hypothesis Tests About the Mean and Proportion.
Estimation and Hypothesis Testing: Two Populations.
Analysis of Variance.
Simple Linear Regression.
Time Series Analysis.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises and Self-Review Tests.