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Give your students a balanced, conceptual understanding of statistics with a focus on real-world applications and the integrated strengths of Microsoft(R) Excel(R) 2010. The authoritative leader in modern business statistics, this best-selling comprehensive text carefully discusses and clearly develops each statistical technique in an application setting. Microsoft(R) Excel(R) 2010 instruction, integrated in each chapter, plays an integral part in strengthening this edition's applications orientation. Immediately after each easy-to-follow presentation of a statistical procedure, a subsection discusses how to use Excel(R) to perform the procedure. This integrated approach emphasizes the applications of Excel(R) while maintaining a primary focus on the statistical methodology. Step-by-step instructions and screen captures further clarify student learning. A wealth of timely business examples, proven methods, and additional exercises throughout this edition demonstrate how statistical results provide insights into business decisions and present solutions to contemporary business problems. High-quality problems noted for their unwavering accuracy and the authors' signature problem-scenario approach clearly show how to apply statistical methods in practical business situations. New case problems and self-tests allow students to challenge their personal understanding.

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Author(s)David Anderson and Thomas Arthur Williams and Dennis Sweeney
PublisherCengage
Edition4
ISBN9781111534219
Pages1088
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011