What’s New in Discovering Business Statistics, 2nd edition?

Written by Quinton Nottingham and James S. Hawkes the second edition of Discovering Business Statistics provides brand new topics, expanded exercise sets, and more.

NEW CHAPTER

Chapter 15: Time Series 

  • 15.1 Time Series Components
  • 15.2 Moving Averages
  • 15.3 Exponential Smoothing Techniques
  • 15.4 Forecast Accuracy
  • 15.5 Seasonality

NEW LESSONS

  • 2.2 Data, Big Data, and Analytics
  • 3.5 Analyzing Graphs
  • 7.3 Assessing Normality Graphically
  • 9.4 Estimating the Population Standard Deviation or Variance
  • 11.5 Comparing Two Population Variances
  • 12.5 Multiple Comparison Procedures
  • 13.2 Residual Analysis

HYPOTHESIS TESTING UPDATES

Chapters 11 & 12:

  • Now use a null hypothesis with strict equality
  • Conclusions are drawn using both rejection regions and p-values for all examples

FOCUS ON REAL-WORLD APPLICATIONS

12 new and 5 updated applications are included in the textbook and software Learn screens

  • Relevant and engaging examples include the COVID-19 pandemic and smartphone screen-time data
  • Contemporary datasets integrated throughout the text

INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTIONS

  • Provide detailed instruction using graphing calculators, Excel, Minitab, R Statistical language, JMP, SPSS, and more
  • Technology screenshots illustrate the expected output from analysis

ENHANCED EXAMPLES

  • Updated examples to increase equity and inclusivity for students

EXPANDED EXERCISE SETS

  • 450 new software questions  (including 363 business application questions)
  • 205 new textbook questions

CHAPTER DISCOVERY PROJECTS

  • Projects to help students draw connections to today’s world

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