MATH 136 Introduction to Statistics

Introduces the student to basic data analysis. Methods include data collection and packaging, discriminating between valid and invalid uses of statistics, and elementary methods for decision making. Topics include measures of central tendency and dispersion, elementary probability, probability distributions, interval estimates of parameters, hypotheses testing, correlation, and regression. Course activities include elementary applications of statistics to a variety of disciplines. A TI-83, TI-83 Plus, or TI-84 calculator is required for the course. Credit will not be granted for more than one of the following statistics courses: MATH 115, MATH 136, MATH 140, MATH 210, and MATH 235.

Credits

4 credits

Prerequisite

A grade of C or better in DEVM 105# or by placement

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