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Business Statistics, Global Edition - Sharpe, Norean R.

Business Statistics, Global Edition

Paperback Published: 15th September 2014
ISBN: 9781292058696
Number Of Pages: 976

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For courses in Business Statistics

Business Statistics, Third Edition, by Sharpe, De Veaux, and Velleman, narrows the gap between theory and practice–relevant statistical methods empower business students to make effective, data-informed decisions. With their unique blend of teaching, consulting, and entrepreneurial experiences, this dynamic author team brings a modern edge to teaching statistics to business students. Focusing on statistics in the context of real business issues, with an emphasis on analysis and understanding over computation, the text helps students be analytical, prepares them to make better business decisions, and shows them how to effectively communicate results.

This program provides a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here’s how:

Grounded in modern business, this text provides a real-world context for statistical concepts, preparing students to be successful in the business world.

  • Practice and support: Study tools throughout the text prepare students to analyze and interpret data.
  • Integrated technology: Optional coverage helps students use real statistics software
  • NEW! Improved organization and a streamlined design make the text more accessible than ever.
Please note that the product you are purchasing does not include MyStatLab.

  • 1. Data and Decisions (E-Commerce)
  • 2. Displaying and Describing Categorical Data (Keen, Inc.)
  • 3. Displaying and Describing Quantitative Data (AIG)
  • 4. Correlation and Linear Regression (Amazon.com)
  • 5. Randomness and Probability (Credit Reports and the Fair Isaacs Corporation)
  • 6. Random Variables and Probability Models (Metropolitan Life Insurance Company)
  • 7. The Normal and other Continuous Distributions (The NYSE)
  • 8. Surveys and Sampling (Roper Polls)
  • 9. Sampling Distributions and Confidence Intervals for Proportions (Marketing Credit Cards: The MBNA Story)
  • 10. Testing Hypotheses about Proportions (Dow Jones Industrial Average)
  • 11. Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Tests for Means (Guinness & Co.)
  • 12. More About Tests and Intervals (Traveler’s Insurance)
  • 13. Comparing Two Means (Visa Global Organization)
  • 14. Inference for Counts: Chi-Square Tests (SAC Capital)
  • 15. Inference for Regression (Nambé Mills)
  • 16. Understanding Residuals (Kellogg’s)
  • 17. Multiple Regression (Zillow.com)
  • 18. Building Multiple Regression Models (Bolliger and Mabillard)
  • 19. Time Series Analysis (Whole Food Market)
  • 20. Design and Analysis of Experiments and Observational Studies (Capital One)
  • 21. Quality Control (Sony)
  • 22. Nonparametric Methods (i4cp)
  • 23. Decision Making and Risk (Data Description, Inc.)
  • 24. Introduction to Data Mining (Paralyzed Veterans of America)
  • Appendices

ISBN: 9781292058696
ISBN-10: 1292058692
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 976
Published: 15th September 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.6  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 1.81
Edition Number: 3

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