Table of contents for Business statistics in practice / Bruce L. Bowerman, Richard T. O'Connell ; with MegaStat and other contributions by J. Burdeane Orris.


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1. An Introduction to Business Statistics 2. Descriptive Statistics 3. Probability 4. Discrete Random Variables 5. Continuous Random Variables 6. Sampling Distributions 7. Confidence Intervals 8. Hypothesis Testing 9. Statistical Inferences Based on Two Samples 10. Experimental Design and Analysis of Variance 11. Simple Linear Regression Analysis 12. Multiple Regression and Model Building 13. Time Series Forecasting 14. Process Improvement Using Control Charts 15. Nonparametric Methods 16. Chi-Square Tests 17. Decision Theory Appendix A: Statistical Tables Appendix B: Covariance and Correlation Appendix C: • Part I: Counting Rules • Part II The Hypergeometric Distribution Appendix D: The Normal Probability Plot Appendix E: • Part I: Properties of the Mean and the Variance of a Random Variable, and Covariance Appendix F: • Part I: Stratified Random Sampling Answers to Most Odd-Numbered Exercises References Index Appendix E: (Part 2) Derivations of the Mean and Variance of x and p On CD-ROM Appendix F: (Part 2) Cluster Sampling and Ratio Estimation On CD-ROM Appendix G: Using Matrix Algebra to Perform Regression Calculations On CD-ROM


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Commercial statistics.
Statistics.