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# Business Statistics : Contemporary Decision Making-Text Only - 4th edition

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 04
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 04

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### Summary

• 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 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

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