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Business Statistics: A First Course, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

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

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 26, 2009

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For one semester courses in Business Statistics

Levine, Krehbiel and Berenson have teamed up once again to present statistical concepts for today’s business student.


Students need a frame of reference when learning statistics, especially when it’s not their major. Business Statistics: A First Course teaches students how statistics are used in each functional area of business in a briefer, one-semester format.


The fifth edition of this text continues to provide students with lots of classroom examples, homework exercises, case studies, and business software but has updated these features in order to better relate to today’s student.

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 and Sampling Distributions

8. Confidence Interval Estimation  

9. Fundamentals of Hypothesis Testing

10. Two Sample Tests and One-Way Anova

11. Chi-Square Tests

12. Simple Linear Regression

13. Multiple Regression

14. Statistical Applications in Quality Management
Self-Test Solutions and Answers to Selected Even-Numbered Problems


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Business Statistics: A First Course, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition
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$93.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-606588-3