MATH 130 - Introduction to Statistics
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 98 with a C or better, or MATH 78 with a C or better.
- 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
GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
- Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
- Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning
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