Book Description
Written in a conversational tone, Freed, Understanding Business Statistics presents topics in a systematic and organized manner to help students navigate the material. Demonstration problems appear alongside the concepts, which makes the content easier to understand. By explaining the reasoning behind each exercise, students are more inclined to engage with the material and gain a clear understanding of how to apply statistics to the business world.
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Table of Contents
 Cover Page
 Title Page
 Copyright
 Brief Contents
 Praise for Understanding Business Statistics
 About the Authors
 Contents
 Preface
 Acknowledgments
 Chapter 1: An Introduction to Statistics
 Chapter 2: Descriptive Statistics I: Elementary Data Presentation and Description
 Chapter 3: Descriptive Statistics II: Additional Descriptive Measures and Data Displays
 Chapter 4: Probability
 Chapter 5: Discrete Probability Distributions
 Chapter 6: Continuous Probability Distributions
 Chapter 7: Statistical Inference: Estimating A Population Mean
 Chapter 8: Interval Estimates for Proportions, Mean Differences, and Proportion Differences
 Chapter 9: Statistical Hypothesis Testing: Hypothesis Tests For A Population Mean
 Chapter 10: Hypothesis Tests for Proportions, Mean Differences, and Proportion Differences

Chapter 11: Basic Regression Analysis
 11.1 An Introduction to Regression
 11.2 Simple Linear Regression: The Basic Procedure
 11.3 Performance Measures in Regression: How Well Did We Do?
 11.4 The Inference Side of Regression Analysis
 11.5 Estimating the Intercept and Slope Terms for the Population Regression Line
 11.6 The Key Hypothesis Test in Simple Regression
 11.7 Estimating Values of y
 11.8 A Complete Printout for Simple Linear Regression
 11.9 Checking Errors (Residuals)
 Key Formulas
 Glossary
 Chapter Exercises
 Excel Exercises (Excel 2013)
 Chapter 12: Multiple Regression
 Chapter 13: F Tests and Analysis of Variance
 Chapter 14: ChiSquare Tests
 Endnotes
 Appendix A: Tables
 Appendix B: Selected Exercise Solutions
 Index
Product Information
 Title: Understanding Business Statistics
 Author(s):
 Release date: December 2013
 Publisher(s): Wiley
 ISBN: 9781118145258