For one- or two-term courses in Business Statistics at the undergraduate or graduate level. This hallmark text was the first to thoroughly integrate the use of Microsoft Excel and still provides more Excel coverage than any other textbook. The streamlined coverage (15 chapters) focuses on the concepts of statistics with applications to the functional areas of business. It is rich with applications from accounting, finance, marketing, management and economics. There is significant emphasis on using statistical software as a tool, with most examples presented in a spreadsheet environment. This is the #1 best-selling business statistics text!