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Introductory mathematics & statistics / John S. Croucher.

By: Croucher, John S [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Ryde, NSW : McGraw Hill Australia, [2013]Copyright date: c2013Edition: 6e.Description: xviii, 850 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: still image | text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1743072929; 9781743072929.Other title: Introductory mathematics and statistics.Subject(s): Commercial statistics -- Problems, exercises, etc | Statistics | Commercial statistics | Business mathematics | Business mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc | AustralianDDC classification: 650.01513
Contents:
Pt. 1: Mathematics. 1. Basic mathematics -- 2. Percentages -- 3. Algebra -- 4. Ratios and proportions -- 5. Simple interest -- 6. Compound interest -- 7. Annuities -- 8. Depreciation -- 9. Graphing -- Pt. 2: Statistics. 10. Introduction to statistics -- 11. Visual presentation of data -- 12. Measures of central tendency -- 13. Measures of variation -- 14. Sampling -- 15. Elementary probability -- 16. The normal distribution -- 17. Correlation -- 18. Regression analysis -- 19. Time series and trend analysis -- 20. Index numbers -- 21. Hypothesis testing -- 22. Analysis of frequency data -- Appendices. A. Tests of basic mathematics -- b. Trial mathematics examinations -- c. A note on summation notation -- d. A note on calculators -- e. A note on computer packages -- f. Trail statistics examinations.
Summary: "Croucher demonstrates the relevance of mathematics and statistics in making decisions in day-to-day commercial situations. Numerous contemporary examples and pictorial presentations of data are provided to illustrate real world application of statistics. The content has been thoroughly revised and updated using modern data and a detailed description of difficult concepts. Introductory Mathematics and Statistics 6e provides a grounding of mathematical and statistical methods."--Publisher.
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Previous edition: 2010.

Includes index.

Pt. 1: Mathematics. 1. Basic mathematics -- 2. Percentages -- 3. Algebra -- 4. Ratios and proportions -- 5. Simple interest -- 6. Compound interest -- 7. Annuities -- 8. Depreciation -- 9. Graphing -- Pt. 2: Statistics. 10. Introduction to statistics -- 11. Visual presentation of data -- 12. Measures of central tendency -- 13. Measures of variation -- 14. Sampling -- 15. Elementary probability -- 16. The normal distribution -- 17. Correlation -- 18. Regression analysis -- 19. Time series and trend analysis -- 20. Index numbers -- 21. Hypothesis testing -- 22. Analysis of frequency data -- Appendices. A. Tests of basic mathematics -- b. Trial mathematics examinations -- c. A note on summation notation -- d. A note on calculators -- e. A note on computer packages -- f. Trail statistics examinations.

"Croucher demonstrates the relevance of mathematics and statistics in making decisions in day-to-day commercial situations. Numerous contemporary examples and pictorial presentations of data are provided to illustrate real world application of statistics. The content has been thoroughly revised and updated using modern data and a detailed description of difficult concepts. Introductory Mathematics and Statistics 6e provides a grounding of mathematical and statistical methods."--Publisher.

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