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Business Statistics : Contemporary Decision Making

Business Statistics : Contemporary Decision Making - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0471789567

Cover of Business Statistics : Contemporary Decision Making 5TH 08 (ISBN 978-0471789567)
ISBN13: 978-0471789567
ISBN10: 0471789569
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 08
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $229.50

Business Statistics : Contemporary Decision Making - 5TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471789567

Ken Black

ISBN13: 978-0471789567
ISBN10: 0471789569
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 08
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Help your students see the light. With its myriad of techniques, concepts and formulas, business statistics can be overwhelming for many students. They can have trouble recognizing the importance of studying statistics, and making connections between concepts. Ken Black's fifth edition of Business Statistics: For Contemporary Decision Making helps students see the big picture of the business statistics course by giving clearer paths to learn and choose the right techniques. Here's how Ken Black helps students see the big picture: Video Tutorials-In these video clips, Ken Black provides students with extra learning assistance on key difficult topics. Available in WileyPLUS. Tree Taxonomy Diagram-Tree Taxonomy Diagram for Unit 3 further illustrates the connection between topics and helps students pick the correct technique to use to solve problems. New Organization-The Fifth Edition is reorganized into four units, which will help professor teach and students see the connection between topics. WileyPLUS-WilePLUS provides everything needed to create an environment where students can reach their full potential and experience the exhilaration of academic success. In addition to a complete online text, online homework, and instant feedback, WileyPLUS offers additional Practice Problems that give students the opportunity to apply their knowledge, and Decision Dilemma Interactive Cases that provide real-world decision-making scenarios. Learn more at www.wiley.co, /college/wileyplus.

Table of Contents

Unit I: Introduction.

Chapter 1 Introduction to Statistics.

Chapter 2 Charts and Graphs.

Chapter 3 Descriptive Statistics.

Chapter 4 Probability. Unit II: Distributions and Sampling.

Chapter 5 Discrete Distributions.

Chapter 6 Continuous Distributions.

Chapter 7 Sampling and Sampling Distributions. Unit III: Making Inferences about Population Parameters.

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 Nonparametric Statistics. Unit IV: Regression, Forecasting, and Quality: Relationships, Prediction, and Process Improvement.

Chapter 14 Simple Regression Analysis.

Chapter 15 Multiple Regression Analysis.

Chapter 16 Building Multiple Regression Models.

Chapter 17 Time-Series Forecasting and Index Numbers.

Chapter 18 Statistical Quality Control. Appendix A Tables. Appendix B Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Quantitative Problems. Glossary. Index. The following materials are available at: www.wiley.com/college/black

Chapter 19 Decision Analysis. Supplement 1 Summation Notation. Supplement 2 Derivation of Simple Regression Formulas for Slope and y Intercept. Supplement 3 Advanced Exponential Smoothing.