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Basic Business Statistics, 11th Edition

By Mark L. Berenson, David M. Levine, Timothy C. Krehbiel

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 6, 2008

Table of Contents


1      Introduction and Data Collection

2      Presenting Data in Tables and Charts

3      Numerical Descriptive Measures 

4      Basic Probability 

5      Some Important Discrete Probability Distributions 

6      The Normal Distribution and Other Continuous Distributions 

7      Sampling Distributions and Sampling 

8      Confidence Interval Estimation 

9      Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Tests 

10    Two-Sample Tests 

11    Analysis of Variance 

12    Chi-Square Tests and Nonparametric Tests 

13    Simple Linear Regression 

14    Introduction to Multiple Regression 

15    Multiple Regression Model Building 

16    Time-Series Forecasting and Index Numbers 

17    Decision Making

18    Statistical Applications in Quality Management 

Appendices A—F 

Self-Test Solutions and Answers to Selected Even-Numbered Problems 


Student CD-ROM Topics

5.6 Using the Poisson Distribution to Approximate the Binomial Distribution CD5-1

7.6 Sampling from Finite Populations CD7-1

8.7 Estimation and Sample Size Determination for Finite Populations CD8-1

12.10 Chi-Square Goodness of Fit Tests

15.6 Influence Analysis

16.9 The Holt-Winters Method for Trend-Fitting and Forecasting