MTH 2023: Elementary Statistics

Description

Elementary Statistics provides the basic principles and issues relevant to the understanding of data sources and research. Students gain an overview of the basic concepts of statistics by exploring the world of descriptive statistics, probability, and inferential statistics.

Outcomes

  1. Identify the scope and limitations of statistics.
  2. Apply basic concepts in statistics to real world issues.
  3. Compute the measures of location and - dispersion for descriptive statistics.
  4. Interpret the different forms of statistical data.
  5. Perform linear regression and correlation analysis.
  6. Describe the basic concepts of probability.
  7. Apply the discrete and continuous distributions of probability.
  8. Construct hypotheses from a one-sample statistical inference.

Prerequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Elementary statistics: Picturing the world (Rev: 6th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2015)
Author: Larson, R., & Farber, B.
ISBN: 9780321911216
Price: $175.11

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