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Statistics for Business by Derek Waller

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Probability Analysis for Discrete Data

The Shopping Mall

How often do you go to the shopping mall – every day, once a week, or perhaps just once a month? When do you go? Perhaps after work, after dinner, in the morning when you think you can beat the crowds, or on the weekends? Why do you go? It might be that you have nothing else better to do, it is a grey, dreary day and it is always bright and cheerful in the mall, you need a new pair of shoes, you need a new coat, you fancy buying a couple of CDs, you are going to meet some friends, you want to see a film in the evening so you go to the mall a little early and just have a look around. All these variables of when and why people go to the mall represent a complex random pattern of potential ...

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