ISBN 9788120342309,Statistics




PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788120342309

ISBN-10 8120342305


Number of Pages 452 Pages
Language (English)


Statistics is vital to decision making in business and our everyday lives. This book on statistics covers both the theoretical and the practical aspects of statistics which facilitate easy understanding of the fundamentals. The text begins with an introduction of statistics and describes statistical survey and sampling methods. It discusses collection, classification, tabulation, as well as diagrammatic and graphical presentation of data very lucidly. The book then goes on to explain measures of central tendency or averages, measures of dispersion, measures of skewness, kurtosis and moments, and correlation and regression. Finally, index numbers, time series analysis, probability and theoretical distributions, along with vital and population statistics, are discussed in a clear way. This book is primarily designed for undergraduate and postgraduate students of economics, commerce and management. In addition, it will be of great benefit to the students of mathematics, physics, biology and demography. KEY FEATURES : Includes numerous illustrative examples with solutions throughout the text to illustrate the application of the concepts. Incorporates a large number of tables, diagrams and graphs to help students understand the concepts clearly. Provides chapter-end exercises to enable students to test their comprehension of the topics discussed.