For one or two semester, undergraduate Business Statistics courses. A direct approach to business statistics, ordered in a signature step-by-step framework. Students could have a competitive edge over new graduates and experienced employees if they know how to apply statistical analysis skills to real-world, decision-making problems. To help students achieve this advantage, Business Statistics uses a direct approach that consistently presents concepts and techniques in way that benefits students of all mathematical backgrounds. This text also contains engaging business examples to show the relevance of business statistics in action. The eighth edition provides even more learning aids to help students understand the material.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Where, Why, and How of Data Collection Chapter 2: Graphs, Charts, and Tables--Describing Your Data Chapter 3: Describing Data Using Numerical Measures Chapters 1--3 Special Review Section Chapter 4: Using Probability and Probability Distributions Chapter 5: Discrete Probability Distributions Chapter 6: Introduction to Continuous Probability Distributions Chapter 7: Introduction to Sampling Distributions Chapter 8: Estimating Single Population Parameters Chapter 9: Introduction to Hypothesis Testing Chapter 10: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing for Two Population Parameters Chapter 11: Hypothesis Tests and Estimation for Population Variances Chapter 12: Analysis of Variance Chapters 8--12 Special Review Section Chapter 13: Goodness-of-Fit Tests and Contingency Analysis Chapter 14: Introduction to Linear Regression and Correlation Analysis Chapter 15: Multiple Regression Analysis and Model Building Chapter 16: Analyzing and Forecasting Time-Series Data Chapter 17: Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics Chapter 18: Introduction to Quality and Statistical Process Control