## 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.