This introductory statistics text focuses on the functional areas of business: accounting, economics and finance, information systems, management, and marketing. Changes to this edition include a discussion of obtaining information from the Internet and examples from e-commerce.
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Using case studies and chapter review problems, the authors attempt to make statistics and its business applications with Microsoft Excel software as painless as possible. After making the case for what's in it for productivity and quality-minded managers, they ease into Excel functions for analyzing and presenting data, hypothesis testing, regression, and time-series analysis. Appends a math and algebra review, summation notation, standard statistical tables and symbols, special data sets for team projects, and documentation for the CD-ROM files. Indexed by book subjects and Microsoft Excel features. The CD-ROM includes the PHStat statistics add-in for Excel for use in business statistics courses. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.