Essentials of Business Statistics2nd Edition
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Ch. 1 Statistics and Data
Ch. 2 Tabular and Graphical Methods
Ch. 3 Numerical Descriptive Measures
Ch. 4 Introduction to Probability
Ch. 5 Discrete Probability Distributions
Ch. 6 Continuous Probability Distributions
Ch. 7 Sampling and Sampling Distributions
Ch. 8 Interval Estimation
Ch. 9 Hypothesis Testing
Ch. 10 Comparisons Involving Means
Ch. 11 Comparisons Involving Proportions
Ch. 12 Basics of Regression Analysis
Ch. 13 More on Regression Analysis
Appendix A: Tables
Appendix B: Answers to Selected Even-Numbered Exercises
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