Basic Statistics for Business and Economics9th Edition
- Provides an introductory survey of descriptive and inferential statistics.
- Uses a step-by-step approach to build student confidence and enhance mastery of concepts.
- Develops students' data analysis skills with a Data Analytics problem set at the end of each chapter.
- Uses real-world situations to demonstrate how to apply each chapter's content.
- Includes numerous software examples using Excel, MegaStat, and Minitab.
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 Levels
10 One-Sample Tests of Hypothesis
11 Two-Sample Tests of Hypothesis
12 Analysis of Variance
13 Correlation and Linear Regression
14 Multiple Regression Analysis
15 Nonparametric Methods: Nominal-Level Hypothesis Tests
Appendixes: Data Sets, Tables, Software Commands, Answers
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