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Business Statistics: A First Course, 7/e

Business Statistics:  A First Course,  7/e

  • David M. Levine
  • P. K. Viswanathan
  • David Stephan
  • Kathryn A Szabat
  • Author: David M. Levine
    • ISBN:9789332578951
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332578958
    • Price:Rs. 699.00
    • Pages:616
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    The world of business statistics has grown larger, expanding into and combining with other

    disciplines. And, in a reprise of something that occurred a generation ago, new fields of study -

    this time with names such as informatics, data analytics, and decision science - have emerged.

    The seventh edition of Business Statistics presents a comprehensive study of all these

    developments while retaining the rich pedagogy and style of the earlier editions.

    The guiding philosophy of the book has been to help students see the relevance of statistics in

    their own careers by providing examples drawn from the functional areas in which they may be

    specializing. The cases and learnings will give students ample practice in understanding how to

    apply statistics to business and to familiarize students with the use of spreadsheet and statistical



    Table of Content

    Table of content:                                                             
    1 Defining and Collecting Data
    2 Organizing and Visualizing Variables
    3 Numerical Descriptive Measures
    4 Basic Probability
    5 Discrete Probability Distributions
    6 The Normal Distribution
    7 Sampling Distributions
    8 Confidence Interval Estimation
    9 Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Tests
    10 Two-Sample Tests and ANOVA
    11 Chi-Square Tests
    12 Simple Linear Regression
    13 Multiple Regression
    14 Statistical Applications in Quality Management (online)
    15 Decision Analysis (online)
    16 Forecasting (online)

    Salient Features

    Getting Started: Important Things to Learn First: Created to help students get a jumpstart on the course and provide coverage of those things that would be helpful to know even before the first class of the term
    Student Tips: In-margin notes that reinforce hard-to-master concepts and provide quick study tips for mastering important details
    PHStat version 4.1: For Microsoft Excel users, this successor to the PHStat2 statistics add-in contains several new and enhanced procedures, is simpler to set up and run, and is compatible with both Microsoft Windows and (Mac) OS X Excel versions
    Additional Chapter Short Takes: Online PDF documents (available for download as
    explained in Appendix C) that provide additional insights or explanations to important
    statistical concepts or details about the results presented in this book"