Catalogue 2012 - 2013

MAMT 558 Statistics

Credits

3 cr.

Course Description

This course introduces statistical thinking in applied settings, with the goal of enabling students to use such thinking in their everyday lives. Topics may include: interpretations of probability, axioms and rules of probability, independence, random variables, distributions, graphical and numerical techniques for presenting data, experimental design, and significance testing. Emphasis is on understanding and interpreting, not on computations. A TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator will be used.