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Statistical techniques in business and economics

Author: Robert Deward Mason; Douglas A Lind; William G Marchal
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Irwin/McGraw Hill, ©1999.
Series: Irwin/McGraw-Hill series in operations and decision sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
CD-ROM contains: practice quizzes, PowerPoint slides, the data files (in MINITAB, Excel, and ASCII formats) for the data sets described in text, and links to the text web site and other sites of interest. Also incl. is MegaStat for Excel by J.B. Orris.

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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Deward Mason; Douglas A Lind; William G Marchal
ISBN: 0073039357 9780073039350 0073039365 9780073039367 0256263078 9780256263077 0071158081 9780071158084 0071157735 9780071157735 0073039292 9780073039299 0073039276 9780073039275
OCLC Number: 39210200
Description: xx, 791 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
Details: System requirements for accompanying computer disc: IBM-compatible PC; Windows 95, 8mb of Ram-16mb recommended, double speed cd-rom, Microsoft Excel 5.0 for Windows or higher, and either Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 or higher or Netscape Navigator 3.0 or higher.
Contents: 1. What Is Statistics? --
2. Summarizing Data: Frequency Distributions and Graphic Presentation --
3. Describing Data --
Measures of Central Tendency --
4. Measures of Dispersion and Skewness --
5. A Survey of Probability Concepts --
6. Discrete Probability Distributions --
7. The Normal Probability Distribution --
8. Sampling Methods and Sampling Distributions --
9. Tests of Hypotheses: Large Samples --
10. Tests of Hypotheses: Small Samples --
11. Analysis of Variance --
12. Linear Regression and Correlation --
13. Multiple Regression and Correlation --
14. Nonparametric Methods: Chi-Square Applications --
15. Nonparametric Methods: Analysis of Ranked Data --
16. Statistical Quality Control --
17. Index Numbers --
18. Time Series and Forecasting --
19. An Introduction to Decision Making Under Uncertainty --
Appendixes: Tables and Data Sets --
Answers: Odd-Numbered Chapter Exercises --
Answers: Odd-Numbered Review Exercises --
Series Title: Irwin/McGraw-Hill series in operations and decision sciences.
Responsibility: Robert D. Mason, Douglas A. Lind, William G. Marchal.


A comprehensive survey of statistical tools and methods for economics and business, this text presents key concepts and then illustrates them with a solved example.  Read more...


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