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Basic Business Statistics - Mark Berenson

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Published: 18th September 2015
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Berenson’s clear and consistent explanations of how and why accepted statistical techniques are used and fresh, conversational writing style helps students with their comprehension of the concepts.

Berenson’s ‘real world’ business focus takes students beyond the pure theory by connecting statistical concepts to functional areas of business through engaging examples. Examples of real people working in real business environments, using statistics to tackle real business challenges bring the subject to life.

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PART 1 PRESENTING AND DESCRIBING INFORMATION
1 Introduction and data collection
2 Presenting data in tables and charts
3 Numerical descriptive measures

PART 2 MEASURING UNCERTAINTY
4 Basic probability
5 Some important discrete probability distributions
6 The normal distribution and other continuous distributions
7 Sampling distributions

PART 3 DRAWING CONCLUSIONS ABOUT POPULATIONS BASED ONLY ON SAMPLE INFORMATION
8 Confidence interval estimation
9 Fundamentals of hypothesis testing: One-sample tests
10 Hypothesis testing: two sample tests
11 Analysis of variance

PART 4 DETERMINING CAUSE AND MAKING RELIABLE FORECASTS
12 Simple linear regression
13 Introduction to multiple regression
14 Time-series forecasting and index numbers
15 Chi-square tests

ADDITIONAL CHAPTERS AVAILABLE ONLINE (PDF VERSION, INSIDE MYMATHLAB GLOBAL):
PART 5 FURTHER TOPICS IN STATS

16 Multiple regression model building
17 Decision making
18 Statistical applications in quality and productivity management
19 Further non-parametric tests

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ISBN: 9781486018956
ISBN-10: 1486018955
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 688
Published: 18th September 2015
Publisher: Pearson Education Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Edition Number: 4