Higher Education

eBook for BSTAT: A South-Asian Perspective

Author(s): Gerald Keller | Hitesh Arora

ISBN: 9789353502300

1st Edition

Copyright: 2016

India Release: 2023


Binding: eBook

Imprint: South Western

Pages: 424

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4LTR Press, a Cengage Learning product, is a widely acclaimed concept of learning with a simple approach—creating an innovative teaching and learning solution built around today's learners and teachers. The idea behind bringing out this series of books is to introduce students and teachers in India to an innovative concept in management studies. Since the launch, 4LTR Press has helped more than 1,800,000 college students at over 2,000 schools succeed worldwide.

BSTAT, a 4LTR Press product, takes into account and integrates the inputs from discipline-specific focus groups, conversations, and surveys and presents the content in a visually engaging page layout, keeping intact the high-quality content instructors need. It adopts a persuasive visual medium and offers a balanced approach, demonstrating the Business Statistics practices to take business decisions. The book aims at enjoyable reading and easy attention using comprehensive pedagogical features.


  • All relevant topics are explained in systematic and methodical manner
  • Comprehensive coverage of key topics
  • Key issues of Business Statistics are strengthened by real-life case studies drawn from global and Indian companies
  • Visually appealing presentation
  • Review pages at the end of each chapter
  • Rich pedagogical features such as
  • Learning objectives
  • Key concepts
  • Chapter-end exercises

1.            What is Statistics?

2.            Graphical and Tabular Descriptive Techniques

3.            Numerical Descriptive Techniques

4.            Data Collection and Sampling

5.            Probability

6.            Random Variables and Discreet Probability Distributions

7.            Continuous Probability Distributions

8.            Sampling Distributions

9.            Introduction to Estimation

10.          Introduction to Hypothesis Testing

11.          Inference about a Population

12.          Inference about Comparing Two Populations - I

13.          Inference about Comparing Two Populations – II

14.          Analysis of Variance

15.          Chi-Squared Tests

16.          Simple Linear Regression and Correlation

17.          Multiple Regression

18.          Forecasting and Time Series

19.          Review of Statistical Inference


Appendix A: Data file sample statistics

Appendix B: Tables

Appendix C: Answers to selected even numbered exercises

Appendix D: A guide to statistical techniques

Appendix E: Index of computer output and instructions