Book description
Even You Can Learn Statistics, 2nd Ed. is the easiest guide to using statistics in your everyday work or study. Experienced educators David Levine and David Stephan teach statistics handson, in plain English, with as little math and as many revealing examples as possible. Levine and Stephan define each concept and technique in plain English, and then explain why it's important, when it's used, and how you can apply it yourself. This Second Edition is fullyupdated. Along the way, Levine and Stephan also help you overcome common misconceptions about statistics, so you can use any statistical method more confidently and successfully.
In this classic book, longtime CEO Robert Follett shows you exactly how to "keep score" in business by reading and interpreting company financials. Step by step, Follett helps you capture crucial insights buried in balance sheets, income statements, and other key financial reports. Follett shows how to apply core tools for analyzing financial reports and investment opportunities, and demystifies key accounting terms every manager and investor needs to know. This book won't turn you into an accountant, but it will enable you to work confidently with accountants, auditors, financial analysts, budget directors, controllers, treasurers, bankers, and brokers—and make more informed business decisions every single day. Thoroughly updated for current financial practices, How to Keep Score in Business, Second Edition covers all this, and much more.
Table of contents
 About This eBook
 Title Page
 Copyright Page
 Contents

Even You Can Learn Statistics: A Guide for Everyone Who Has Ever Been Afraid of Statistics, Second Edition
 Copyright Page
 Dedication Page
 Acknowledgments
 About the Authors
 Introduction: The Even You Can Learn Statistics Owners Manual
 Chapter 1. Fundamentals of Statistics
 Chapter 2. Presenting Data in Charts and Tables
 Chapter 3. Descriptive Statistics
 Chapter 4. Probability
 Chapter 5. Probability Distributions
 Chapter 6. Sampling Distributions and Confidence Intervals
 Chapter 7. Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing
 Chapter 8. Hypothesis Testing: Z and t Tests
 Chapter 9. Hypothesis Testing: ChiSquare Tests and the OneWay Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
 Chapter 10. Simple Linear Regression
 Chapter 11. Multiple Regression
 Chapter 12. Quality and Six Sigma Applications of Statistics
 Appendix A. Calculator and Spreadsheet Operation and Configuration
 Appendix B. Review of Arithmetic and Algebra
 Appendix C. Statistical Tables
 Appendix D. Spreadsheet Tips
 Appendix E. Advanced Techniques
 Appendix F. Documentation for Downloadable Files
 Glossary

How to Keep Score in Business: Accounting and Financial Analysis for the NonAccountant
 Copyright Page
 Acknowledgments
 About the Author
 1. Introduction
 2. Glossary of Key Financial Accounting Terms
 3. The Balance Sheet
 4. More Balance Sheet
 5. Still More Balance Sheet
 6. The Income Statement
 7. Return on Investment (ROI)
 8. Changes in Financial Position
 9. Cash Flow Budget
 10. Other Analysis Ratios and Tools
 11. A Summary of What You Have Learned
 A. Acme Widget Company
 B. Present Value Tables
Product information
 Title: Math for the NonMath Lovers (Collection)
 Author(s):
 Release date: August 2013
 Publisher(s): Pearson
 ISBN: 9780133597639
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