# A Course in Business Statistics 4th edition

David Groebner, Patrick Shannon, Phillip Fry, and Kent Smith
Publisher: Pearson Education

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• Chapter 1: The Where, Why and How of Data Collection
• 1.1 What is Business Statistics? (5)
• 1.2 Tools for Collecting Data (5)
• 1.3 Populations, Samples, and Sampling Techniques (8)
• 1.4 Data Types and Data Measurement Levels (5)
• Chapter Exercises (2)

• Chapter 2: Graphs, Charts, and Tables-Describing Your Data
• 2.1 Frequency Distribution and Histograms (15)
• 2.2 Bar Charts, Pie Charts, and Stem and Leaf Diagrams (2)
• 2.3 Line Charts and Scatter Diagrams (3)
• Chapter Exercises (5)

• Chapter 3: Describing Data Using Numerical Measures
• 3.1 Measures of Center and Location (4)
• 3.2 Measures of Variation (4)
• 3.3 Using the Mean and the Standard Deviation Together (6)
• Chapter Exercises (11)

• Chapter 4: Using Probability and Probability Distributions
• 4.1 The Basics of Probability (6)
• 4.2 The Rules of Probability (7)
• 4.3 Introduction to Probability Distributions (6)
• Chapter Exercises (6)

• Chapter 5: Discrete and Continuous Probability Distributions
• 5.1 The Binomial Probability Distribution (9)
• 5.2 Other Discrete Probability Distributions
• 5.3 The Normal Probability Distributions (10)
• 5.4 Other Continuous Probability Distributions (2)
• Chapter Exercises (4)

• Chapter 6: Introduction to Sampling Distributions
• 6.1 Sampling Error: What it is and Why is Happens (2)
• 6.2 Sampling Distribution of the Mean (4)
• 6.3 Sampling Distribution of a Proportion (8)
• Chapter Exercises (12)

• Chapter 7: Estimating Population Values
• 7.1 Point and Confidence Interval Estimates for a Population Mean (7)
• 7.2 Determining the Required Sample Size for Estimating the Population Mean (4)
• 7.3 Estimating a Population Proportion (6)
• Chapter Exercises (8)

• Chapter 8: Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
• 8.1 Hypothesis Tests for Means (7)
• 8.2 Hypothesis Tests for Proportions (5)
• 8.3 Type II Errors
• Chapter Exercises (13)

• Chapter 9: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing for Two Population Parameters
• 9.1 Estimation for Two Population Means (4)
• 9.2 Hypothesis Tests for the Difference Between Two Population Means (6)
• 9.3 Estimation and Hypothesis Tests for Two Population Proportions (4)
• 9.4 Introduction to Contingency Analysis (6)
• Chapter Exercises (8)

• Chapter 10: Hypothesis Tests for One and Two Population Variances
• 10.1 Hypotheses Tests for a Single Population Variance (5)
• 10.2 Hypothesis Tests for Two Population Variances (8)
• Chapter Exercises (12)

• Chapter 11: Analysis of Variance
• 11.1 One-Way Analysis of Variance (10)
• 11.2 Radomized Complete Block Analysis of Variance (5)
• Chapter Exercises (11)

• Chapter 12: Introduction to Linear Regression and Correlation Analysis
• 12.1 Scatter Plots and Correlation (3)
• 12.2 Simple Linear Regression Analysis (6)
• 12.3 Uses for Regression Analysis (7)
• Chapter Exercises (9)

• Chapter 13: Multiple Regression Analysis and Model Building
• 13.1 Introduction to Multiple Regression Analysis (7)
• 13.2 Using Qualitive Independent Variables (7)
• 13.3 Working with Nonlinear Relationships (6)
• 13.4 Stepwise Regression (1)
• 13.5 Determing the Aptness of the Model (4)
• Chapter Exercises

• Chapter 14: Introduction to Decision Analysis
• 14.1 Decision-Making Environments and Decision Criteria (11)
• 14.2 Cost of Uncertainty (2)
• 14.3 Decision-Tree Analysis (3)
• Chapter Exercises (9)

• Chapter 15: Analyzing and Forecasting Time-Series Data
• 15.1 Introduction to Forecasting, Time-Series Data, and Index Numbers (15)
• 15.2 Trend-Based Forecasting Techniques (4)
• 15.3 Forecasting Using Smoothing Methods (3)
• Chapter Exercises (3)

• Chapter 16: Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics
• 16.1 The Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test for One Population Center (7)
• 16.2 Nonparametric Tests for Two Population Centers (14)
• 16.3 Kruskal-Wallis One-Way Analysis of Variance (3)
• Chapter Exercises (1)

• Chapter 17: Introduction to Quality and Statistical Process Control
• 17.1 Quality Management and Tools for Process Improvement (5)
• 17.2 Introduction to Statistical Process Control Charts (12)
• Chapter Exercises (7)

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Chapter 1: The Where, Why and How of Data Collection
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Chapter 2: Graphs, Charts, and Tables-Describing Your Data
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Chapter 3: Describing Data Using Numerical Measures
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Chapter 4: Using Probability and Probability Distributions
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Chapter 5: Discrete and Continuous Probability Distributions
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Chapter 6: Introduction to Sampling Distributions
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Chapter 7: Estimating Population Values
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Chapter 8: Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
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Chapter 9: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing for Two Population Parameters
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Chapter 10: Hypothesis Tests for One and Two Population Variances
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Chapter 11: Analysis of Variance
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Chapter 12: Introduction to Linear Regression and Correlation Analysis
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Chapter 13: Multiple Regression Analysis and Model Building
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Chapter 14: Introduction to Decision Analysis
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Chapter 15: Analyzing and Forecasting Time-Series Data
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Chapter 16: Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics
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Chapter 17: Introduction to Quality and Statistical Process Control
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