The present book is the culmination of honest and sincere efforts on the part of the author to meet the requirements of students who study Business Statistics in BBA. The entire subject matter has been arranged in a systematic, graded, simple, lucid and exhaustive manner to meet the various needs of all types of learners. Each chapter begins with some definitions followed by theorems with complete proofs and solved problems so that the study leads to perfect clarity and understanding. A large number of notes and remarks have been added for a better understanding of the subject. Well-planned and exhaustive exercises have been given in each chapter to provide the students with an opportunity of exhaustive practice.



Regression Analysis: Simple Linear Regression, Why there are two Regression Lines, Estimation of Coefficient (Intercept and Slope Parameters), Properties of Regression Coefficients

Measures of Dispersion, Skewness and Kurtosis

Index Numbers: Meaning and Importance, Methods of Construction of Index Numbers: Weighted and Unweighted; Simple Aggregative Method, Simple Average of Price Relatives Method, Weighted Index Method: Laspeyres Method, Paasches Method and Fisher’s Ideal Method including Time and Factor Reversal Tests, Consumer Price Index.

Time Series Analysis: Components, Estimation of Trends (Graphical Method, Semi Average Method, Moving Averages Method and Method of Least Squares), Seasonal Variation