Both Minitab and Excel are featured in each chapter.
Using the computer: At the end of each chapter, there will be a section that explains how to use MINITAB and how to use Excel to analyze data with the techniques from the chapter.
Ethical Considerations: With the renewed focus on teaching ethics in the business curriculum, it is important that students understand some of the ethical issues...show more in statistics. Every chapter has this feature located at the end of the chapter. It deals with such things as violation of assumptions, misrepresentation of graphs, over- or under-stating results, etc.
Cases: Most cases have been updated and there are at least 2 new cases-these are real business cases.
Rich end of chapter material and supplementary material: including formula summaries, problems, and cases. problems are found at the end of every section of the text. At the end of each chapter there is a supplementary problems set divided into 3 groups: computational, testing your understanding, and interpreting the output which require analysis
...show lessEdition/Copyright: 4TH 04 Cover: Hardback Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Year Published: 2004 International: No
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Chapter 1 Introduction to Statistics
Chapter 2 Descriptive Charts and Graphs
Chapter 3 Descriptive Statistics
Chapter 4 Probability
Chapter 5 Discrete Distributions
Chapter 6 Continuous Distributions
Chapter 7 Sampling and Sampling Distributions
Chapter 8 Statistical Inference: Estimation for Single Populations
Chapter 9 Statistical Inference: Hypothesis Testing for Single Populations
Chapter 10 Statistical Inferences about Two Populations
Chapter 11 Analysis of Variance and Design of Experiments
Chapter 12 Analysis of Categorical Data
Chapter 13 Simple Regression Analysis
Chapter 14 Multiple Regression Analysis
Chapter 15 Building Multiple Regression Models
Chapter 16 Time Series Forecasting and Index Numbers
Chapter 17 Nonparametric Statistics
Chapter 18 Statistical Quality Control
Chapter 19 Decision Analysis
Appendix A Tables Appendix B Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Quantitative Problems Appendix C References Glossary Index
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