Essential Statistics in Business and Economics3rd Edition
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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: Chi-Square Tests
A Binomial Probabilities
B Poisson Probabilities
C-1 Standard Normal Areas
C-2 Cumulative Standard Normal Distribution
D Student’s t Critical Values
E Chi-Square Critical Values
F Critical Values of F.10
G Solutions to Odd-Numbered Exercises
H Answers to Exam Review Questions
I Writing and Presenting Reports
J Excel Statistical Functions
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is a full-feature Excel statistical analysis add-in that is available on the MegaStat website at www.mhhe.com/megastat for purchase. MegaStat performs statistical analyses within an Excel workbook and covers most calculations found in introductory statistics textbooks, such as computing descriptive statistics, creating frequency distributions, and computing probabilities as well as hypothesis testing, ANOVA, chi-square analysis, and regression analysis (simple and multiple). Video tutorials and a User's Guide are included.
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