Introduction to Statistics

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Course Description: 
MATH&146 is standard introductory course in basic statistics. Content includes: the graphical display of data; the numerical summary of data; the basics of surveys and experiments; basic probability theory; the central limit theorem; sampling distributions; confidence intervals hypothesis tests; the t-distribution; correlation; and linear regression. Applications are drawn from business, social and natural sciences, and current events. 5 lecture hours. Satisfies quantitative skills requirement or science distribution area F requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 097 or appropriate placement score.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Create, interpret and describe distributions and normal curves.
  • Create, interpret and describe data using sampling, experiments and probability.
  • Create, interpret and describe sampling distributions, confidence intervals and tests of significance.
  • Create, interpret and describe inference in practice, inference about a population mean and two sample problems.
  • Create, interpret and describe inferences about population proportions, scatterplots, correlation and regression.