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STAT 1510 Elementary Statistics

This course emphasizes descriptive statistics including the use of probability techniques, hypothesis testing, and predictive techniques to facilitate decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics; probability and sampling distributions; statistical inference; correlation and linear regression; analysis of variance, chi-square and t-tests; and application of technology for statistical analysis including the interpretation of the relevance of the statistical findings. Applications using data from disciplines including business, social sciences, psychology, life science, health science, and education, sampling, sampling distributions, measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion, introductory treatment of probability and statistical inference with one and two sample problems, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing regarding means and proportions, and correlation and linear regression, ANOVA and nonparametric techniques such as the one-sample sign test, Wilcoxon rank-sum, Spearman?s correlation, odds ratios and Kruskal-Wallis. C-ID: MATH 110. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Credits

5.00 Credits(s)

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: Successful completion in Mathematics 1060 or the equivalent; 80 hours lecture

Distribution

Sciences and Mathematics