Introduction to Statistics (MAT/SST 115.03 2008S)

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MAT/SST 115 Introduction to Statistics

Introduces the notions of variability and uncertainty and such common statistical concepts as point and interval estimation and hypothesis testing. Data-oriented, with real-world examples chosen from the social and biological sciences. The computer is used for data analysis and to illustrate probabilistic and statistical concepts. Prerequisites: two years of high school algebra and second semester of first-year standing, or permission of instructor.

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