Business Statistics For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 26, 2013 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
Score higher in your business statistics course? Easy.

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
  • Helps you score your highest in your Business Statistics course

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
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Alan Anderson, PhD is a teacher of finance, economics, statistics, and math at Fordham and Fairfield universities as well as at Manhattanville and Purchase colleges. Outside of the academic environment he has many years of experience working as an economist, risk manager, and fixed income analyst. Alan received his PhD in economics from Fordham University, and an M.S. in financial engineering from Polytechnic University.

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