This text provides an introduction to business statistics for business studies students. Specifically designed to provide support and build confidence in students where teacher - student time is limited, the book details the calculation and interpretation of the basic but generic numerical techniques used in business. *Exceptional pedagogical features: aims, introduction, definitions, worked examples, review activities, additional exercises, spreadsheet exercises (EXCEL based) with hints for completion and screendumps, worked solution of review activities at end of chapter, answers to additional exercises. *Teacher's manual with EXCEL datasheets. *Web site with further exercises/spreadsheets. *Suitable for modular courses. *Allows for self-paced learning/testing.