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Introduction to business statistics

Author: Ronald M Weiers; J Brian Gray; Lawrence H Peters
Publisher: Australia ; Mason, OH : South-Western Cengage Learning, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats

Helps you understand fundamental statistical concepts, and shows why they are important to you, your world, and your career.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald M Weiers; J Brian Gray; Lawrence H Peters
ISBN: 9780538452175 053845217X 9781111058852 1111058857
OCLC Number: 657079060
Notes: Accompanied by: Envelope to access the premium online content for this textbook at; the unique access code can be found on the back of the card inside the envelope.
Description: xxii, 806 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: PART I: BUSINESS STATISTICS: INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND.1. A Preview of Business Statistics.2. Visual Description of Data.3. Statistical Description of Data.4. Data Collection and Sampling Methods.PART II: PROBABILITY.5. Probability: Review of Basic Concepts.6. Discrete Probability Distributions.7. Continuous Probability Distributions.Part III: SAMPLING DISTRIBUTIONS AND ESTIMATION.8. Sampling Distributions.9. Estimation from Sample Data.PART IV: HYPOTHESIS TESTING.10. Hypothesis Tests Involving a Sample Mean or Proportion.11. Hypothesis Tests Involving Two Sample Means or Proportions.12. Analysis of Variance Tests.13. Chi-Square Applications.14. Nonparametric Methods.Part V: REGRESSION, MODEL BUILDING, AND TIME SERIES.15. Simple Linear Regression and Correlation.16. Multiple Regression and Correlation.17. Model Building.18. Models for Time Series and Forecasting.PART VI: SPECIAL TOPICS.19. Decision Theory.20. Total Quality Management.21. Ethics in Statistical Analysis and Reporting (online chapter).Appendix A: Statistical Tables.Appendix B: Selected Answers.Index.Glossary.
Responsibility: Ronald M. Weiers ; with business cases by J. Brian Gray, Lawrence H. Peters.
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