Basic Statistics for Business and Economics

Hardcover | January 18, 2012

byDouglas Lind, William Marchal, Samuel Wathen

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The 8th edition of Lind/Marchal/Wathen: Basic Statistics for Business and Economics, is a step-by-step approach that enhances student performance, accelerates preparedness and improves motivation for the student taking a business statistics course. The main objective of the text is to provide students majoring in all fields of business administration with an introductory survey of the many applications of descriptive and inferential statistics. The relevant approach taken in this text relates to the college students today as they will receive the information that is important to them in this class as well as their future careers. Understanding the concepts, seeing and doing plenty of examples and exercises, and comprehending the application of statistical methods in business and economics are the focus of this book.

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The 8th edition of Lind/Marchal/Wathen: Basic Statistics for Business and Economics, is a step-by-step approach that enhances student performance, accelerates preparedness and improves motivation for the student taking a business statistics course. The main objective of the text is to provide students majoring in all fields of busines...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.3 × 7.7 × 1.1 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073521477

ISBN - 13:9780073521473

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Table of Contents

1. What is Statistics?

2. Describing Data: Frequency Tables, Frequency Distributions and Graphic Presentations

3. Describing Data: Numerical Measures

4. Describing Data: Displaying and Exploring Data

5. A Survey of Probability Concepts

6. Discrete Probability Distributions

7. Continuous Probability Distributions

8. Sampling Methods and the Central Limit Theorem

9. Estimation and Confidence Intervals

10. One-Sample Tests of Hypothesis

11.Two Samples Tests of Hypothesis

12. Analysis of Variance

13. Correlation and Linear Regression

14. Multiple Regression and Correlation Analysis

15. Nonparametric Methods: Goodness-of-Fit Tests

Appendices: Data Sets, Tables, Answers

Answers to Odd-Numbered Chapter Exercises and Chapter Tests

Index