Schaum's Outline of Business Statistics, Fourth Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 16, 2009 - Mathematics - 432 pages
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Confused by business statistics? Problem solved.

Schaum's Outline of Business Statistics helps you understand basic concepts and offers extra practice on topics you'll encounter in your introductory- and intermediate-level courses. With this book, you'll understand and master the basic methods of statistical description, statistical inference, decision analysis, and process control. You will also learn about frequency distributions, histograms and frequency polygons, frequency curves, sampling distribution of the mean, and more.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Analyzing Business Data
1
Chapter 2 Statistical Presentations and Graphical Displays
10
Measures of Location
44
Measures of Dispersion
57
Chapter 5 Probability
74
Binomial Hypergeometric and Poission
99
Normal and Exponential
122
Chapter 8 Sampling Distributions and Confidence Intervals for the Mean
142
Chapter 17 Nonparametric Statistics
318
Payoff Tables and Decision Trees
336
Chapter 19 Statistical Process Control
356
Appendix 1 Table of Random Numbers
377
Appendix 2 Binomial Probabilities
378
Appendix 3 Values of esup955
382
Appendix 4 Poission Probabilities
383
Appendix 5 Proportions of Area for the Standard Normal Distribution
388

Chapter 9 Other Confidence Intervals
160
Chapter 10 Testing Hypotheses Concerning the Value of the Population Mean
174
Chapter 11 Testing Other Hypotheses
197
Chapter 12 The ChiSquare Test for the Analysis of Qualitative Data
219
Chapter 13 Analysis of Variance
241
Chapter 14 Linear Regression and Correlation Analysis
263
Chapter 15 Multiple Regression and Correlation
283
Chapter 16 Time Series Analysis and Business Forecasting
296
Appendix 6 Proportions of Area for the t Distribution
390
Appendix 7 Proportions of Area for the 967sup2 Distribution
391
Appendix 8 Values of F Exceeded with Probabilities of 5 and 1
393
Appendix 9 Factors for Control Charts
397
Appendix 10 Critical Values of T in the Wilcoxon Test
398
Index
401
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Leonard J. Kazmier (Tempe, AZ) earned his Ph.D. at Ohio State University, and his bachelor's and master's degrees at Wayne State University, Detroit. He is author or coauthor of several books in management concepts, statistical analysis, and computer applications in business. Editions of these books have been translated into French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Japanese. Professor Kazmier is a charter member of the Decision Sciences Institute, in which he has held several national elective offices. His research interests have included the application of statistical methods for the study of security price changes and securities market volatility. He has taught as a member of the faculty at Wayne State University, the University of Notre Dame, and Arizona State University.

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