Statistics for Business and Economics, 14th edition

  • James T. McClave, 
  • P George Benson, 
  • Terry T Sincich

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Overview

Statistics for Business and Economics is your guide to statistics in the context of contemporary business. The text emphasizes making inferences, and covers data collection and analysis, as well as how to evaluate statistical study results to make good decisions.

Published by Pearson (July 13th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137335428

Subject: Advanced Statistics

Category: Introduction to Business Statistics

Table of contents

1. Statistics, Data, and Statistical Thinking
2. Methods for Describing Sets of Data
3. Probability
4. Random Variables and Probability Distributions
5. Sampling Distributions
6. Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Estimation with Confidence Intervals
7. Inferences Based on a Single Sample: Tests of Hypotheses
8. Inferences Based on Two Samples: Confidence Intervals and Tests of Hypotheses
9. Design of Experiments and Analysis of Variance
10. Categorical Data Analysis
11. Simple Linear Regression
12. Multiple Regression and Model Building
13. Methods for Quality Improvement: Statistical Process Control (Available Online)
14. Time Series: Descriptive Analyses, Models, and Forecasting (Available Online)
15. Nonparametric Statistics (Available Online)
Appendix A: Summation Notation
Appendix B: Basic Counting Rules
Appendix C: Calculation Formulas for Analysis of Variance
C.1 Formulas for the Calculations in the Completely Randomized Design
C.2 Formulas for the Calculations in the Randomized Block Design
C.3 Formulas for the Calculations for a Two-Factor Factorial Experiment
C.4 Tukey's Multiple Comparisons Procedure (Equal Sample Sizes)
C.5 Bonferroni Multiple Comparisons Procedure (Pairwise Comparisons)
C.6 Scheffé's Multiple Comparisons Procedure (Pairwise Comparisons)
Appendix D: Tables
Answers to Selected Exercises
Index
Credits

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