Statistics / Edition 10

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$30.00
(Save 83%)
Est. Return Date: 12/23/2014
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$131.71
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$106.32
(Save 41%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $116.92
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 35%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $116.92   
  • New (8) from $131.70   
  • Used (2) from $116.92   

Overview

Drawing upon over 40 years of experience, the authors of this highly accessible book provide business professionals with a clear and methodical approach to essential statistical procedures. The ninth edition clearly explains the basic concepts and procedures of descriptive and inferential statistical analysis. It features a new emphasis on expressions involving sums of squares and degrees of freedom as well as a stronger stress on the importance of variability. This accessible approach will help business professionals tackle such perennially mystifying topics as the standard deviation, variance interpretation of the correlation coefficient, hypothesis tests, degrees of freedom, p-values, and estimates of effect size.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Third edition of a standard textbook. Provides a basic overview of descriptive and inferential statistics for mathematically unsophisticated students in the behavioral, social, and health sciences. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118450536
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/11/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 177,969
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Introduction 3
What Is Statistics? 4
Two Types of Data 6
Pt. I Descriptive Statistics Organizing and Summarizing Data 11
2 Describing Data with Tables 13
Frequency Distributions for Quantitative Data 14
Other Types of Frequency Distributions 22
3 Describing Data with Graphs 37
Graphs for Quantitative Data 37
A Graph for Qualitative Data 46
Misleading Graphs 47
4 Describing Data with Averages 57
Averages for Quantitative Data 58
5 Describing Variability 71
Quantitative Measures of VariabIlity 72
6 Normal Distributions (I): Basics 91
7 Normal Distributions (II): Applications 105
Finding Proportions 106
Finding Scores 112
8 More about z Scores 121
9 Describing Relationships: Correlation 129
10 Prediction 157
Pt. II Inferential Statistics Generalizing beyond Data 177
11 Populations, Samples, and Probability 179
Populations and Samples 180
Probability 188
12 Sampling Distribution of the Mean 201
13 Introduction to Hypothesis Testing 217
The z Test 218
Some Additional Considerations 230
14 More about Hypothesis Testing 243
15 Estimation 259
16 t Test for One Sample 273
17 t Test for Two Independent Samples 289
Two Population Means 290
More General Comments About Hypothesis Tests 301
18 t Test for Two Dependent Samples 315
Two Population Means 316
Population Correlation Coefficient 327
19 Analysis of Variance (One Way) 335
20 Analysis of Variance (Two Way) 363
21 Chi-Square Test for Qualitative Data 387
One-Way Chi-Square Test 388
Two-Way Chi-Square Test 395
22 Tests for Ranked Data 411
Mann-Whitney U Test (Two Independent Samples) 413
Wilcoxon T Test (Two Dependent Samples) 419
Kruskal-Wallis H Test (Three or More Independent Samples) 423
23 Postscript: Which Test? 431
Appendixes 441
Index 547
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(1)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2000

    User Friendly

    Easy to read and understand chapters. Each chapter includes exercises to do right after the explanation of a concept. The answers to most exercises are included in the back of the book. Just about the best stat book that I have used.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2014

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)