Business Statistics: Communicating with Numbers by Sanjiv JaggiaBusiness Statistics: Communicating with Numbers by Sanjiv Jaggia

Business Statistics: Communicating with Numbers

bySanjiv Jaggia, Alison Kelly

Hardcover | July 29, 2015

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"Overview: The first edition of Business Statistics: Communicating with Numbers provides a unique, innovative, and engaging learning experience for students studying Business Statistics. It is an intellectually stimulating, practical, and visually attractive textbook, from which students can learn and instructors can teach. Throughout the book, the authors have presented the material in an accessible way by using timely business applications to which students can relate. Although the text is application-oriented, it is also mathematically sound and uses notation that is generally accepted for the topic being covered. "--"Statistics can be a fun and enlightening course for both students and teachers. From our years of experience in the classroom, we have found that an effective way to make statistics interesting is to use timely business applications to which students can relate. If interest can be sparked at the outset, students may end up learning statistics without realizing they are doing so. By carefully matching timely applications with statistical methods,students learn to appreciate the relevance of business statistics in our world today. We wrote Business Statistics: Communicating with Numbers because we saw a need for a contemporary, core statistics textbook that sparked student interest and bridged the gap between how statistics is taught and how practitioners think about and apply statistical methods. Throughout the text, the emphasis is on communicating with numbers rather than on number crunching. In every chapter, students are exposed to statistical information conveyed in written form"--
Title:Business Statistics: Communicating with NumbersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:10.7 × 8.4 × 1.4 inPublished:July 29, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078020557

ISBN - 13:9780078020551

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Table of Contents

Part I Introduction

Chapter 1 Statistics and Data

Part II Descriptive Statistics

Chapter 2 Tabular and Graphical Methods

Chapter 3 Numerical Descriptive Measures

Part III Probability Concepts

Chapter 4 Basic Probability Concepts

Chapter 5 Discrete Probability Distributions

Chapter 6 Continuous Probability Distributions

Part IV Basic Inference

Chapter 7 Sampling and Sampling Distributions

Chapter 8 Interval Estimation

Chapter 9 Hypothesis Testing

Chapter 10 Statistical Inference Concerning Two Populations

Chapter 11 Statistical Inference Concerning Variance

Part V Advanced Inference

Chapter 12 Chi-Square Tests

Chapter 13 Analysis of Variance

Chapter 14 Regression Analysis

Chapter 15 Inference with Regression Models

Chapter 16 Regression Models for Nonlinear Relationships

Chapter 17 Regression Models with Dummy Variables

Part VI Supplementary Topics

Chapter 18 Time Series and Forecasting

Chapter 19 Returns, Index Numbers and Inflation

Chapter 20 Nonparametric Tests

Part VII Appendices

Appendix A Statistical Tables

Appendix B Solutions to Even-Numbered Exercises

Appendix C Glossary