Dec 12, 2018  
2018-19 CATALOG 
    
2018-19 CATALOG
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MATH 242 - Introduction to Statistics

Units: 3
Introduces basic concepts of probability theory such as sample space, discrete, and continuous probability models, counting principles, random variables, conditional probability, discrete probability distributions, normal probability distribution, joint and marginal distributions. Subjects in statistics include types of data, measures of central tendency and variations, visualizing data, tests for normality, sampling distribution, central limit theorem, hypothesis tests for means and proportions, correlation, and regression. May include computer software such as Excel, Minitab, or courseware. Enrollment Restrictions: For students matriculating prior to Fall 2018, enrollment is restricted to students who have completed the Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) requirement. For students matriculating in Fall 2018 or later, enrollment is restricted to students in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning Placement Categories I and II, or who have completed MATH 105  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. Enrollment Requirements: MATH 105  or MATH 115  with a grade of C (2.0) or better, or an equivalent (or more advanced) course.



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