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A Microsoft Excel Companion for Business Statistics

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Publisher Comments:

This manual/workbook provides step-by-step instructions for using Excel to solve most of the problems found in introductory business statistics. Numerous visual examples of screen captures show data input, pull-down menus, dialog boxes, and statistical results. The workbook introduces the statistical capabilities of Excel to students who have little or no prior experience with Microsoft Windows and/or Excel. Chapter 1 includes a brief introduction to the Windows environment and an introduction to Excel.

Synopsis:

Use Excel to solve problems in business statistics with A MICROSOFT EXCEL COMPANION TO BUSINESS STATISTICS! With specific, step-by-step instructions and coverage of a wide variety of topics, this workbook introduces the statistical capabilities of Excel in a straightforward, easily understandable manner. Even if you have no prior experience with Microsoft« Windows or Excel, this workbook equips you to solve complex problems in business statistics.

About the Author

David L. Eldredge is Professor of Computer Science in the College of Business and Public Policy at Murray State University. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering from Iowa State University, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in operations research from the Ohio State University. Professor Eldredge's current teaching responsibilities include management science for Murray State University's MBA program and business statistics for the undergraduate business administration program. He served as Dean of the College of Business for eight years. Dave Eldredge has had over fifteen books and papers published primarily in the areas of simulation and gaming, and the use of Microsoft Excel for data analysis. He also has ten years of industrial experience with four different Fortune 500 firms. Dave Eldredge and his wife Judy are parents of three daughters — Kristi, Lynn and Tracey - and have seven grandchildren. The Eldredges share a love for camping and travel, they have visited all 50 states and many other countries.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Statistics with Excel. 2. Descriptive Charts and Graphs. 3. Descriptive Numerical Measures. 4. Probability and Sampling Distributions. 5. Statistical Inference for Population Means. 6. Statistical Inference for Population Proportions. 7. Statistical Inference for Population Variances. 8. Analysis of Variance. 9. Applications of the Chi-Square Statistic. 10. Regression Analysis. 11. Time Series Forecasting. 12. Statistical Quality Control Charts. Appendix A. Excel Data Analysis Tools. Appendix B. Excel Statistical Functions. Appendix C. Procedures for Constructing a Box Plot.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780324225532
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Subject:
Statistics
Other:
Eldredge, David
Author:
Eldredge, David
Author:
Eldredge, David (David Eldredge)
Author:
Eldredge, David L.
Subject:
Probability & Statistics - General
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Mathematics - Statistics
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Publication Date:
March 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
1.43 in.

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"Synopsis" by , Use Excel to solve problems in business statistics with A MICROSOFT EXCEL COMPANION TO BUSINESS STATISTICS! With specific, step-by-step instructions and coverage of a wide variety of topics, this workbook introduces the statistical capabilities of Excel in a straightforward, easily understandable manner. Even if you have no prior experience with Microsoft« Windows or Excel, this workbook equips you to solve complex problems in business statistics.
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