Discovering Business Statistics
by Quinton Nottingham and James Hawkes
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Discovering Business Statistics provides students with relevant and engaging applications of statistics that build a solid foundation and prepare them for entry into the current competitive world of business. Several sections provide technology tips explaining how to use graphing calculators, Microsoft Excel, and Minitab™.
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Discovering Business Statistics, by Quinton Nottingham and James Hawkes 1/E
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Decision Making Using Statistics 
1.1  1.3 
Getting Started 
Chapter 2: Data, Reality, and Problem Solving 
2.1  2.4 
The Reality of Conducting a Study 
2.5  2.6 
Levels of Measurement and Data Classifications 

Chapter 2 Review 
Chapter 3: Organizing, Displaying, and Interpreting Data 
3.3 
Graphical Displays of Data: Pie Charts and Bar Graphs 
3.4 
Frequency Distributions 
3.5  3.9 
Graphical Displays of Data: Line Graphs, Histograms, and StemandLeaf Displays 
3.10 
Analyzing Graphs 

Chapter 3 Review 
Chapter 4: Numerical Descriptive Statistics 
4.1 
Measures of Location 
4.2a 
Measures of Dispersion 
4.2b 
Constructing Samples 
4.3 
Measures of Relative Position 
4.5  4.6 
Applying the Standard Deviation 
4.8 
Scatterplots and Correlation 

Chapter 4 Review 
Chapter 5: Probability, Randomness, and Uncertainty 
5.1  5.2 
Classical Probability 
5.4 
Probability Rules: Properties, Complement, and Addition Rules 
5.5  5.6 
Probability Rules: Independence, Multiplication Rules, and Conditional Probability 
5.8a 
Basic Counting Rules 
5.8b 
Additional Counting Techniques 

Chapter 5 Review 
Chapter 6: Discrete Probability Distributions: Information about the Future 
6.1  6.3 
Discrete Random Variables 
6.5 
The Binomial Distribution 
6.6 
The Poisson Distribution 
6.7 
The Hypergeometric Distribution 

Chapter 6 Review 
Chapter 7: Continuous Random Variables 
7.2 
Introduction to the Normal Curve 
7.3a 
Reading a Normal Curve Table 
7.3b 
The Normal Distribution 
7.3c 
zTransformations 
7.4 
Approximations to Other Distributions 

Chapter 7 Review 
Chapter 8: Samples and Sampling Distributions 
8.1  8.2 
Sampling Distributions Simulation 
8.3 
The Distribution of the Sample Mean 
8.4 
The Distribution of the Sample Proportion 

Chapter 8 Review 
Chapter 9: Estimating Means and Proportions: Single Samples 
9.19.3 
Interval Estimation of the Population Mean 
9.4a 
Student's tDistribution 
9.4b 
Interval Estimation of the Population Mean: Small Samples, Sigma Unknown 
9.5 
Precision and Sample Size: Means 
9.6  9.7 
Estimating the Population Proportion 

Chapter 9 Review 
Chapter 10: Hypothesis Testing: Single Samples 
10.1  10.3 
Developing a Hypothesis and Reaching a Conclusion 
10.4a 
Testing a Hypothesis about a Population Mean (zValue) 
10.4b 
Testing a Hypothesis about a Population Mean (tValue) 
10.4c 
Testing a Hypothesis about a Population Mean (PValue) 
10.7a 
Testing a Hypothesis about a Population Proportion (zValue) 
10.7b 
Testing a Hypothesis about a Population Proportion (PValue) 
10.8a 
Interval Estimation about a Population Variance 
10.8b 
Testing a Hypothesis about a Population Variance 

Chapter 10 Review 

Chapter 11: Inferences about Means and Proportions: Two Samples 
11.1 
Comparing Two Population Means 
11.2 
Comparing Two Population Means: Small Samples, Sigma Unknown 
11.3 
Paired Difference 
11.4 
Comparing Two Population Proportions 

Chapter 11 Review 
Chapter 12: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) 
12.2  12.4 
ANOVA 

Chapter 12 Review 
Chapter 13: Regression, Inference, and Model Building 
13.1  13.5 
Fitting a Linear Model 
13.8 
Regression Analysis 

Chapter 13 Review 
Chapter 14: Multiple Regression 
14.5a 
Inference Concerning the Multiple Regression Model and its Coefficients 
14.5b 
ANOVA Regression 
14.7 
Models with Qualitative Independent Variables 
Chapter 15: Looking for Relationships in Qualitative Data 
15.2 
ChiSquare Test for Goodness of Fit 
15.3 
ChiSquare Test for Association Between Two Qualitative Variables 

Chapter 15 Review 
Chapter 17: Statistical Process Control 
17.3a 
Monitoring with an xbar Chart 
17.3b 
Monitoring with an R Chart 
17.4 
Monitoring with a p Chart 

Chapter 17 Review 
Appendix I 
A.1 
The Process of a Statistical Study 
A.2 
Games of Chance 
A.3 
Name that Distribution 
A.4 
Comparing Two Population Means: Interval Estimation 
A.5 
Comparing Two Population Means: Interval Estimation (Small Samples, Sigma Unknown) 
A.6 
Paired Difference: Interval Estimation 
A.7 
Comparing Two Population Proportions: Interval Estimation 
A.8 
Comparing Two Population Variances: Interval Estimation 
A.9 
Comparing Two Population Variances: Hypothesis Testing 
A.10 
Direct Mail 
A.11 
Curvilinear Regression 
A.12 
Interaction Terms in Regression 
A.13 
cCharts 
A.14 
Mean Charts Using s 
