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Business Statistics: A First Course (5th Edition)

Business Statistics: A First Course (5th Edition)
Author: David M. Levine - Timothy C. Krehbiel - Mark L. Be
ISBN 13: 9780136065807
ISBN 10: 136065805
Edition: 5
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-01-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 624
List Price: $217.33

Levine, Krehbiel and Bereson have teamed up once again to present statistical topics in a business-applied context.

Introduction and Data Collection; Presenting Data in Tables and Charts; Numerical Descriptive Measures; Basic Probability; Some Important Discrete Probability Distributions; The Normal Distribution and Other Continuous Distributions; Sampling and Sampling Distributions; Confidence Interval Estimation; Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing; Two Sample Tests and One-Way Anova; Chi-Square Tests; Simple Linear Regression; Multiple Regression; Statistical Applications in Quality Management

MARKET: Business Statistics: A First Course comprehensibly provides readers with the information they need to know in order to understand, apply, and utilize statistical data from a business perspective.


This textbook introduces statistical methods for analyzing data in applied contexts related to accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing. The primary methods covered involve probability, hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, and multiple regression. The third edition adds sections on preparing reports with Microsoft Office tools. The CD-ROM contains the PHStat2 add-in for Excel and data files. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)