Fourth Edition   ©2016

The Practice of Statistics for Business and Economics

Layth C. Alwan (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) , Bruce A. Craig (Purdue University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-2564-3; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-2564-5; Format: Cloth Text, 880 pages

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    • StatTutor provides multimedia tutorials with built-in assessments that explore important statistics concepts and procedures.
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