By David S Moore
Immerses scholars within the direction instantly, regarding them in functional, statistics-supported company choice making from the outset. utilizing genuine info to supply a context for tackling glossy company difficulties, it introduces quite a number center rules early - together with info construction and interpretation.
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The six shorter chapters in Part III, “Topics in Inference,” introduce somewhat more advanced methods of inference, dealing with relations in categorical data, regression and correlation, and analysis of variance. Supplementary chapters, available from the text Web site, present additional statistical topics. What Lies Ahead The Practice of Statistics for Business and Economics is full of data from many different areas of life and study. Many exercises ask you to express briefly some understanding gained from the data.
The Practice of Statistics for Business and Economics , Third Edition by David S Moore