Over 1,450 exercises based on real-life situations are included in this text to help students learn and master business statistics concepts. The exercise sets following text sections are divided into three types: conceptual, skill, and application. Helpful symbols identify the area of business where the exercises are applied. Tips on problem solving appear throughout to assist students with difficult topics and techniques. Examples of computer printouts using popular statistical computing software such as EXECUSTAT, MINITAB and SAS show students the power and time-saving capabilities of the computer in solving statistical problems.