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ISBN-10 0324747403ISBN-13 9780324747409
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ISBN-10 0324568606ISBN-13 9780324568608
Author(s): Anderson/Sweeney/Williams
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 672
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Trust the latest version of this market-leading essentials text to introduce sound statistics methods in a proven applications setting. ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 5e, focuses on the most important core topics for a concise presentation that's easy to understand and simple to follow.

This concise introduction to business statistics includes a wealth of actual business examples, proven methods, and application exercises that clearly demonstrate how statistical results provide insights into business decisions and present solutions for today's business problems. High-quality problems and a student-proven problem-scenario approach clearly show you how to apply statistical methods to practical business situations. New case problems and methods and applications exercises help you master formulas and apply what you've learned, while self-test exercises assist you in evaluating your understanding as you progress.

Optional appendices throughout the text provide instructions for using the latest Excel® 2007 and Minitab® 15 popular commercial software. A time-saving Student CD with each new book provides all of the data you need for completing exercises, as well as instructions and data for using the previous editions of the software, Excel® 2003 and Minitab 14. This edition's concise approach and learning resources--including the online CengageNOW system for completing homework and earning the grade you want in this course--provide everything you need for an effective statistics course that prepares you to conquer statistics for success in business today.

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