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Published: 28 February 2013

504 Pages


ISBN: 9780199659517

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Business Statistics using Excel

Second Edition

Glyn Davis and Branko Pecar

  • Online refresher course in numerical skills and Microsoft Excel for students wishing to restore their basic knowledge of maths and statistics
  • New links have been drawn between textbook content and employability skills enabling students to contextualise their learning and understand how these skills can be applied in real business environments
  • The revised table of contents accurately maps to a typical one semester Business Statistics course, ensuring that students are not overwhelmed by surplus material
  • Each chapter is packed with examples and 'techniques in practice' exercises at the end of each chapter to help students to engage with the material
  • Full integration of Excel exercises and applications, both within the textbook and on the online resource centre to enable both classroom-led learning or self-directed study

New to this Edition:

  • A guide to using Excel and a numerical skills revision resource have been added to the Online Resource Centre as an optional refresher course
  • An additional chapter has been introduced to offer extended coverage on probability and probability distributions, offering more thorough explanations, questions and examples of this topic
  • This second edition has been updated to give more emphasis on employability skills, drawing links between the exercises in the book and their real life application.
  • All chapters have been fully revised and updated to include additional examples, explanations and discussion questions

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