Statistics for Business and Economics, 14th edition

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

Your access includes:

  • Search, highlight, notes, and more
  • Easily create flashcards
  • Use the app for access anywhere
  • 14-day refund guarantee

$10.99per month

Minimum 4-month term, pay monthly or pay $43.96 upfront

Learn more, spend less

  • Watch and learn

    Videos & animations bring concepts to life

  • Listen on the go

    Learn how you like with full eTextbook audio

  • Find it fast

    Quickly navigate your eTextbook with search

  • Stay organized

    Access all your eTextbooks in one place

  • Easily continue access

    Keep learning with auto-renew

Overview

Statistics for Business and Economics, 14th Edition introduces statistics in the context of real data, real decisions and real business. The authors highlight the discussion of ethical, data-driven decision making and apply concepts with real data. Inference is emphasized, with extensive coverage of data collection and analysis as needed to evaluate the reported results of statistical studies and make good decisions. Technology is used to help you develop statistical thinking, and to understand the assessment of credibility and value of the inferences made from data by those who consume and by those who produce them.

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

ISBN-13: 9780137335428

Subject: Advanced Statistics

Category: Introduction to Business Statistics

Overview

  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)

Appendices

  1. Summation Notation
  2. Basic Counting Rules
  3. 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)
  4. Tables

Answers to Selected Exercises

Index

Credits

Your questions answered

Pearson+ is your 1-stop shop with eTextbooks, study tools and exam prep features designed to help students get better grades in college. eTextbooks come with built-in tools that simplify studying, like flashcards, audiobook and search. Pearson+ also features Channels, which includes practice problems, study guides, Q&A with experts, video lessons that help you understand tricky topics and more—all in one place. Channels can be purchased separately or added on to your eTextbook at the time of purchase as part of the Study & Exam Prep Pack.

A Pearson eTextbook is an easy-to-use digital version of your book for class that includes upgraded study tools to help you learn how you learn best. Use enhanced search to find what you need within your eTextbook, highlight and make notes to mark important info, generate flashcards to test your knowledge, and use audio to listen to the text. Every feature is designed to help you learn more efficiently and get results. Plus, you can learn on the go with the Pearson+ app. Find this and more in your eTextbook, available in Pearson+.

The Study & Exam Prep Pack includes practice problems, study guides, Q&A with experts, Channels video lessons that help you understand tricky topics and more. It can be added on to your eTextbook or your MyLab and Mastering learning platform at the time of purchase.

Your eTextbook subscription gives you access for 4 months. You can make a one‑time payment for the initial 4‑month term or pay monthly. If you opt for monthly payments, we will charge your payment method each month until your 4‑month term ends. You can turn on auto‑renew in My account at any time to continue your subscription before your 4‑month term ends.

When you purchase an eTextbook subscription, it will last 4 months. You can renew your subscription by selecting Extend subscription on the Manage subscription page in My account before your initial term ends.

If you extend your subscription, we'll automatically charge you every month. If you made a one‑time payment for your initial 4‑month term, you'll now pay monthly. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details.

To avoid the next payment charge, select Cancel subscription on the Manage subscription page in My account before the renewal date. You can subscribe again in the future by purchasing another eTextbook subscription.

Channels is a video platform with thousands of explanations, solutions and practice problems to help you do homework and prep for exams. Videos are personalized to your course, and tutors walk you through solutions. Plus, interactive AI‑powered summaries and a social community help you better understand lessons from class.

Channels is an additional tool to help you with your studies. This means you can use Channels even if your course uses a non‑Pearson textbook.

When you choose a Channels subscription, you're signing up for a 1‑month, 3‑month or 12‑month term and you make an upfront payment for your subscription. By default, these subscriptions auto‑renew at the frequency you select during checkout.

When you purchase a Channels subscription it will last 1 month, 3 months or 12 months, depending on the plan you chose. Your subscription will automatically renew at the end of your term unless you cancel it.

We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details.