Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH& 146 - Introduction to Statistics

5 credits

A grade of “C” or better in MATH 097  or appropriate placement score.

MATH& 146 is a standard introductory course in basic statistics. Content includes: the graphical display of data; the numerical summary of data; the normal distributions of data; the basics of surveys and experiments; basic probability theory; the central limit theorem; sampling distributions; confidence intervals; hypothesis tests; the t-distribution; correlation; and linear regression. Applications are drawn from business, social and natural sciences, and current events.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies quantitative skills requirement, science distribution area F requirement, or specified elective for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Create, interpret, and describe distributions and normal curves
  • Create, interpret, and describe data using sampling, experiments and probability
  • Create, interpret, and describe sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and tests of significance
  • Create, interpret, and describe inference in practice, inference about a population mean and two sample problems
  • Create, interpret, and describe inference about population proportions, scatterplots, correlation and regression

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