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Practical Business Analytics Using SAS: A Hands-on Guide by Shailendra Kadre, Venkat Reddy Konasani

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CHAPTER 5

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Introduction to Statistical Analysis

This and subsequent chapters will delve into the details of business analytics techniques. It has already been established in the previous chapter that statistics forms a major portion of this art. This chapter will begin with the basic definition of statistics. It will also refer to a few web sites to access data sets, which you can use for the examples. By the end of this chapter, you will be able to comprehend the following concepts that are essential for proceeding with business analytics techniques:

  • The difference between population and sample
  • Different types of sampling
  • The difference between ...

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