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# The essentials of business statistics I

Author: Louise J Clark; Research and Education Association. Piscataway, N.J. : Research and Education Association, [1996] ©1996 Essentials Study Guides. eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats REA's Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Business Statistics I includes descriptive statistics, introduction to probability, probability distributions, sampling and sampling distributions, interval estimation, and hypothesis testing.  Read more... (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books Print version:Clark, Louise J.Essentials of business statistics I.(DLC) 96067266(OCoLC)35391009 Document, Internet resource Internet Resource, Computer File Louise J Clark; Research and Education Association. Find more information about: Louise J Clark 9780738671437 0738671436 881813070 Continued by: The essentials of business statistics II. 1 online resource (v, 102 pages) : illustrations. Cover; Title page; Copyright Page; Contents; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Definition of Statistics; 1.2 Statistics in Business; 1.3 Types of Statistical Data; 1.4 Sources of Statistical Data; 2 Descriptive Statistics; 2.1 Frequency Distributions and Graphs/Charts; 2.2 Measures of Central Tendency; 2.3 Measures of Variation/Dispersion; 2.4 Comparison of Measures; 3 Introduction to Probability; 3.1 What is Probability?; 3.2 Properties of Probabilities; 3.3 Methods of Computing Probabilities; 3.4 Bayesian Decision Analysis; 3.5 Probability Tables; 3.6 Probability Tree Diagrams. 4 Probability Distributions4.1 Random Variables; 4.2 Discrete Probability Distributions; 4.3 Continuous Probability Distributions; 5 Sampling and Sampling Distributions; 5.1 Types of Samples; 5.2 Relationship Between Sample Data and Population Values; 5.3 Sampling Error; 5.4 Sampling Distribution of the Mean; 5.5 Sampling Distribution of the Proportion; 5.6 The Central Limit Theorem; 6 Interval Estimation; 6.1 Interval Estimation of a Population Mean; 6.2 Interval Estimation of a Population Proportion; 6.3 Determining the Size of the Sample; 7 Hypothesis Testing. 7.1 Reasons For Testing Hypotheses7.2 Steps in Hypothesis Testing; 7.3 Hypothesis Tests on Means; 7.4 Hypothesis Tests on Proportions; 7.5 Type I and Type II Errors; Appendix; Area Under the Curve for the Standard Normal Distribution; Area Under the Curve for the Student's t-Distribution; Proportions of Area for the X2 Distribution; Critical Values of F. Essentials Study Guides. Essentials of business statisticsEssentials of business statistics 1Essentials of business statistics one Louise J. Clark.

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REA's Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Business Statistics I includes descriptive statistics, introduction to probability, probability distributions, sampling and sampling distributions, interval estimation, and hypothesis testing.

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