Business statistics by example, 5th ed./ paper


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Introduces statistics topics by means of real examples from today's business world. The text includes many updated case studies and exercises and new, menu-driven, user-friendly ASP statistical software.


1. Introduction: Statistics and Data.

2. Graphical Methods for Describing Data Sets.

3. Numerical Methods for Describing Quantitative Data Sets.

4. Probability: Basic Concepts.

5. Discrete Probability Distributions.

6. Continuous Probability Distributions.

7. Sampling and Sampling Distributions.

8. Estimation of Population Parameters: Confidence Intervals.

9. Introduction to Sample Survey Methods (Optional).

10. Collecting Evidence to Support a Theory: General Concepts of Hypothesis Testing.

11. Hypothesis Testing: Applications.

12. Simple Linear Regression and Correlation.

13. Multiple Regression and Model Building.

14. Analysis of Variance.

15. Introduction to Process and Quality Control.

16. Time Series Analysis and Forecasting.

17. Categorical Data Analysis.

18. Nonparametric Statistics.

19. Elements of Decision Analysis.

Appendix A: Data Sets.

Appendix B: Statistical Tables.

Appendix C: SAS Tutorial.

Appendix D: SPSS Tutorial.

Appendix E: MINITAB Tutorial.

Appendix F: ASP Tutorial.

Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises.