Jun 15, 2024  
2017-18 Catalog 
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 130 - Introduction to Statistics

5 CR

Emphasis on gathering and interpreting data. Material has applications in the medical fields, as well as the Social Sciences. Note: Fulfills the quantitative or symbolic reasoning course at BC.

Prerequisite(s): Placement by assessment or MATH 098  with a C or better, or MATH 078  with a C or better.

Course Outcomes
  • Appropriately display data, describe data with numerical summaries, and use correct vocabulary to describe patterns and trends. Identify and describe sampling methods, types of observations studies, and experiments as well as types of bias.
  • Choose and perform the correct calculations for situations involving probabilities from discrete and continuous distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests.
  • Interpret results and clearly state conclusions

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