First Things First Chapter: This new chapter provides an orientation that helps students understand the
importance of business statistics and get ready to use Microsoft Excel even before they obtain a full copy of
Getting Ready to Analyze Data in the Future: This newly expanded version of Chapter 17 adds a second
Using Statistics scenario that serves as an introduction to business analytics methods. That introduction, in
turn, explains several advanced Excel features while familiarizing students with the fundamental concepts
and vocabulary of business analytics.
Expanded Excel Coverage: Workbook instructions replace the In-Depth Excel instructionsin the Excel Guides
and discuss more fully OS X Excel ("Excel for Mac") di erences when they occur
In the Worksheet Notes that help explain the worksheet illustrations that in-chapter examples use as model
Many More Exhibits: Stand-alone summaries of important procedures that serve as a review of chapter
passages. Exhibits range from identifying best practices, such "Best Practices for Creating Visualizations" in
Chapter 2, to serving as guides to data analysis such as the pair of "Questions to Ask" exhibits in Chapter 17.
New Visual Design: This edition uses a new visual design that better organizes the chapter content and provides a more uncluttered,streamline presentation