Applied Statistics in Business and Economics

Hardcover | January 6, 2012

byDavid Doane, Lori Seward

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The 4th Edition of Applied Statistics in Business & Economics provides real meaning to the use of statistics in real world by using real business situations and real data while appealing students to know why rather than just the how. Four distinct objectives have been met to follow this premise:
  • Objective 1: Communicate the Meaning of Variation in a BusinessContext
  • Objective 2: Use Real Data and Real Business Applications
  • Objective 3: Incorporate Current Statistical Practices and Offer Practical Advice
  • Objective 4: Provide More In-Depth Explanation of the Why and Let the Software Take Care of the How The emphasis of the 4th edition remains the same: thinking about data, choosing appropriate analytic tools, using computers effectively, and recognising limitations of statistics.

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    The 4th Edition of Applied Statistics in Business & Economics provides real meaning to the use of statistics in real world by using real business situations and real data while appealing students to know why rather than just the how. Four distinct objectives have been met to follow this premise:Objective 1: Communicate the Meaning of ...

    Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.6 × 8.4 × 1.4 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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    ISBN - 10:0073521485

    ISBN - 13:9780073521480

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    Table of Contents

    Chapter One Overview of Statistics

    Chapter Two Data Collection

    Chapter Three Describing Data Visually

    Chapter Four Descriptive Statistics

    Chapter Five Probability

    Chapter Six Discrete Probability Distributions

    Chapter Seven Continuous Probability Distributions

    Chapter Eight Sampling Distributions and Estimation

    Chapter Nine One-Sample Hypothesis Tests

    Chapter Ten Two-Sample Hypothesis Tests

    Chapter Eleven Analysis of Variance

    Chapter Twelve Simple Regression

    Chapter Thirteen Multiple Regression

    Chapter Fourteen Time-Series Analysis

    Chapter Fifteen Chi-Square Tests

    Chapter Sixteen Nonparametric Tests

    Chapter Seventeen Quality Management

    Chapter Eighteen (Web) Simulation

    Appendix A Binomial Probabilities

    Appendix B Poisson Probabilities

    Appendix C-1 Standard Normal Areas

    Appendix C-2 Cumulative Standard Normal Distribution

    Appendix D Student's t Critical Values

    Appendix E Chi-Square Critical Values

    Appendix F Critical Values of F.10

    Appendix G Solutions to Odd-Numbered Exercises

    Appendix H Answers to Exam Review Questions

    Appendix I Writing and Presenting Reports

    Appendix J Excel Statistical Functions

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    Index