John Wiley & Sons, Nov 26, 2013 - Business & Economics - 416 pages

Business statistics is a common course for business majors and MBA candidates. It examines common data sets and the proper way to use such information when conducting research and producing informational reports such as profit and loss statements, customer satisfaction surveys, and peer comparisons.

Business Statistics For Dummies tracks to a typical business statistics course offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels and provides clear, practical explanations of business statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that shows you how these concepts apply to the world of global business and economics.

• Shows you how to use statistical data to get an informed and unbiased picture of the market
• Serves as an excellent supplement to classroom learning

If you're studying business at the university level or you're a professional looking for a desk reference on this complicated topic, Business Statistics For Dummies has you covered.

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### Contents

 Introduction 3 Pictures Tell the Story Graphical 23 Getting Started with Business Statistics 5 30 of a DataSet 39 Measuring Variation in a Data Set 55 The Art and Science of Business Statistics 7 Chapter 2 Pictures Tell the Story Graphical Representations of Data 23 Chapter 3 Finding a Happy Mediu... 71 the Likelihood of Events 93 Probability Theory and Probability 94
 Drawing Conclusions from Samples 185 Testing Hypotheses about the Population Mean 201 Testing Hypotheses about Multiple 233 Confidence Intervals and the Students tDistribution 187 Chapter 12 Testing Hypotheses about the Population Mean 201 Chapter 13 Testing Hypothes... 251 More Advanced Techniques Regression 281 More Advanced Techniques 284 Multiple Regression Analysis 309 Forecasting Techniques Looking into the Future 327

 Distributions 91 111 The Binomial Geometric 121 So Many Possibilities 139 Probability Theory Measuring the Likelihood of Events 93 Chapter 7 Probability Distributions and Random Variables 111 Chapter 8 The Binomial G... 165
 Simple Regression Analysis 283 Chapter 16 Multiple Regression Analysis Two or More 351 Ten Key Categories of Formulas 361 Index 373 Copyright