Basic Business Statistics

  • Foster D
  • Stine R
  • Waterman R
Citations of this article
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

You may have access to this PDF.


Describing a group or several groups Ordered array, stem-and-leaf display, frequency distribution, relative frequency distribution, percentage distribution, cumulative percentage distribution, histogram, polygon, cumulative percentage polygon (Sections 2.3, 2.5) Mean, median, mode, quartiles, geometric mean, range, interquartile range, standard deviation, variance, coefficient of variation, boxplot (Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3) Index numbers (Online Topic 16.8) Summary table, bar chart, pie chart, Pareto chart (Sections 2.2, 2.4) Inference about one group Confidence interval estimate of the mean (Sections 8.1 and 8.2) t test for the mean (Section 9.2) Chi-square test for a variance (Section 12.5)




Foster, D. P., Stine, R. A., & Waterman, R. P. (1997). Basic Business Statistics. Basic Business Statistics. Springer New York.

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free