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This course prepares students to apply statistics and probability concepts to business decisions. Students learn important criterion for developing effective research questions, including the creation of appropriate sampling populations and instruments. Other topics include descriptive statistics, probability concepts, confidence intervals, sampling designs, data collection, and data analysis—including parametric and nonparametric tests of hypothesis and regression analysis.
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Cooper, D. R., & Schindler, P.S. (2011). Business research methods (11th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
McClave, J. T., Benson, P. G., & Sincich, T. (2011). Statistics for business and economics (11th ed.). Boston, MA: Prentice Hall.
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|Week One: Descriptive Statistics and Probability Distributions | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Compute descriptive statistics for given data sets. | | | | |Apply probability concepts related to discrete and continuous probability. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 2 of Statistics for Business and Economics. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 4 of Statistics for Business and Economics. | | | |Participation |Participate in class discussion. | |3 | |Nongraded Activities and|Create the Learning Team Charter. | | | |Preparation | | | | |Learning Team Charter | | | | |Nongraded Activities and|Log on to MyStatLab® on the student website. | | | |Preparation | | |...