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Modern Business Statistics with Microso...

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David R. Anderson, Dennis J. Sweeney, Thomas A. Williams, Jeffrey D. Camm, James J. Cochran

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337115186

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1. Discuss the differences between statistics as numerical facts and statistics as a discipline or...

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2. Tablet PC Comparison provides a wide variety of information about tablet computers. The company’s...

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3. Refer to Table 1.6.
What is the average cost for the tablets?
Compare the average cost of tablets...

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4. Table 1.7 shows data for eight cordless telephones (Consumer Reports, November 2012). The Overall...

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5. Refer to the data set in Table 1.7.
What is the average price for the cordless telephones?
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6. J.D. Power and Associates surveys new automobile owners to learn about the quality of recently...

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7. The Kroger Company is one of the largest grocery retailers in the United States, with over 2000...

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8. The Tennessean, an online newspaper located in Nashville, Tennessee, conducts a daily poll to...

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9. The Commerce Department reported receiving the following applications for the Malcolm Baldrige...

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10. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics Omnibus Household Survey is conducted annually and...

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11. In a Gallup telephone survey conducted on April 9-10,2013, the person being interviewed was...

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12. The Hawaii Visitors Bureau collects data on visitors to Hawaii. The following questions were...

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Figure 1.10 provides a bar chart showing the annual revenue for Google from 2004 to 2014. (The Wall...

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The following data show the number of rental cars in service for three rental car companies: Hertz,...

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The U.S. Census Bureau tracks sales per month for various products and services through its Monthly...

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17. A manager of a large corporation recommends a $10,000 raise be given to keep a valued...

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18. A random telephone survey of 1021 adults (aged 18 and older) was conducted by Opinion Research...

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19. A Bloomberg Businessweek North American subscriber study collected data from a sample of 2861...

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20. A survey of 131 investment managers in Barron’s Big Money poll revealed the following:
43% of...

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21. A seven-year medical research study reported that women whose mothers took the drug DES during...

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22. A survey conducted by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC showed that one in five U.S....

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Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan polling organization that provides information about issues,...

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Chapter 1 - Data And StatisticsChapter 2 - Descriptive Statistics: Tabular And Graphical DisplaysChapter 2.1 - Summarizing Data For A Categorical VariableChapter 2.2 - Summarizing Data For A Quantitative VariableChapter 2.3 - Summarizing Data For Two Variables Using TablesChapter 2.4 - Summarizing Data For Two Variables Using Graphical DisplaysChapter 3 - Descriptive Statistics: Numerical MeasuresChapter 3.1 - Measures Of LocationChapter 3.2 - Measures Of VariabilityChapter 3.3 - Measures Of Distribution Shape, Relative Location, And Detecting Outliers

Chapter 3.4 - Five-number Summaries And Box PlotsChapter 3.5 - Measures Of Association Between Two VariablesChapter 4 - Introduction To ProbabilityChapter 4.1 - Experiments, Counting Rules, And Assigning ProbabilitiesChapter 4.2 - Events And Their ProbabilitiesChapter 4.3 - Some Basic Relationships Of ProbabilityChapter 4.4 - Conditional ProbabilityChapter 4.5 - Bayes’ TheoremChapter 5 - Discrete Probability DistributionsChapter 5.1 - Random VariablesChapter 5.2 - Developing Discrete Probability DistributionsChapter 5.3 - Expected Value And VarianceChapter 5.4 - Bivariate Distributions, Covariance, And Financial PortfoliosChapter 5.5 - Binomial Probability DistributionChapter 5.6 - Poisson Probability DistributionChapter 5.7 - Hypergeometric Probability DistributionChapter 6 - Continuous Probability DistributionsChapter 6.1 - Uniform Probability DistributionChapter 6.2 - Normal Probability DistributionChapter 6.3 - Exponential Probability DistributionChapter 7 - Sampling And Sampling DistributionsChapter 7.2 - Selecting A SampleChapter 7.3 - Point EstimationChapter 7.5 - Sampling Distribution Of XbarChapter 7.6 - Sampling Distribution Of PbarChapter 7.8 - Practical Advice: Big Data And Errors In SamplingChapter 8 - Interval EstimationChapter 8.1 - Population Mean: S KnownChapter 8.2 - Population Mean: S KnownChapter 8.3 - Determining The Sample SizeChapter 8.4 - Population ProportionChapter 8.5 - Practical Advice: Big Data And Interval EstimationChapter 9 - Hypothesis TestsChapter 9.1 - Developing Null And Alternative HypothesesChapter 9.2 - Type I And Type Ii ErrorsChapter 9.3 - Population Mean: S KnownChapter 9.4 - Population Mean: S KnownChapter 9.5 - Population ProportionChapter 9.6 - Practical Advice: Big Data And Hypothesis TestingChapter 10 - Inference About Means And Proportions With Two PopulationsChapter 10.1 - Inferences About The Difference Between Two Population Means:s1 And S2 KnownChapter 10.2 - Inferences About The Difference Between Two Population Means:s1 And S2 UnknownChapter 10.3 - Inferences About The Difference Between Two Population Means: Matched SamplesChapter 10.4 - Inferences About The Difference Between Two Population ProportionsChapter 11 - Inferences About Population VariancesChapter 11.1 - Inferences About A Population VarianceChapter 11.2 - Inferences About Two Population VariancesChapter 12 - Tests Of Goodness Of Fit, Independence, And Multiple ProportionsChapter 12.1 - Goodness Of Fit TestChapter 12.2 - Test Of IndependenceChapter 12.3 - Testing For Equality Of Three Or More Population ProportionsChapter 13 - Experimental Design And Analysis Of VarianceChapter 13.2 - Analysis Of Variance And The Completely Randomized DesignChapter 13.3 - Multiple Comparison ProceduresChapter 13.4 - Randomized Block DesignChapter 13.5 - Factorial ExperimentChapter 14 - Simple Linear RegressionChapter 14.2 - Least Squares MethodChapter 14.3 - Coefficient Of DeterminationChapter 14.5 - Testing For SignificanceChapter 14.6 - Using The Estimated Regression Equation For Estimation And PredictionChapter 14.7 - Excel’s Regression ToolChapter 14.8 - Residual Analysis: Validating Model AssumptionsChapter 14.9 - Outliers And Influential ObservationsChapter 15 - Multiple RegressionChapter 15.2 - Least Squares MethodChapter 15.3 - Multiple Coefficient Of DeterminationChapter 15.5 - Testing For SignificanceChapter 15.6 - Using The Estimated Regression Equation For Estimation And PredictionChapter 15.7 - Categorical Independent VariablesChapter 15.8 - Residual AnalysisChapter 16 - Regression Analysis: Model BuildingChapter 16.1 - General Linear ModelChapter 16.2 - Determining When To Add Or Delete VariablesChapter 16.5 - Multiple Regression Approach To Experimental DesignChapter 16.6 - Autocorrelation And The Durbin-watson TestChapter 17 - Time Series Analysis And ForecastingChapter 17.2 - Forecast AccuracyChapter 17.3 - Moving Averages And Exponential SmoothingChapter 17.4 - Trend ProjectionChapter 17.5 - Seasonality And TrendChapter 17.6 - Time Series DecompositionChapter 18 - Nonparametric MethodsChapter 18.1 - Sign TestChapter 18.2 - Wilcoxon Signed-rank TestChapter 18.3 - Mann-whitney-wilcoxon TestChapter 18.4 - Kruskal-wallis TestChapter 18.5 - Rank CorrelationChapter 19 - Statistical Methods For Quality ControlChapter 19.2 - Statistical Process ControlChapter 19.3 - Acceptance SamplingChapter 20 - Decision Analysis (online)Chapter 20.2 - Decision Making With ProbabilitiesChapter 20.3 - Decision Analysis With Sample InformationChapter 20.4 - Computing Branch Probabilities Using Bayes’ TheoremChapter 21 - Sample Survey (on Online)Chapter 21.4 - Simple Random SamplingChapter 21.5 - Stratified Simple Random SamplingChapter 21.6 - Cluster Sampling

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