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QA 251 - Elementary Statistics


3 Credit(s)

This course is an introduction to basic statistics. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to understand the importance of both descriptive and inferential statistics; display data in tabular and graphical form; apply summary statistics of measures of central tendency and the spread of a distribution; determine the probabilities of different events occurring; distinguish between discrete and continuous distributions and apply the correct distribution to situations; apply the Central Limit Theorem and the sampling distribution of the mean and proportion; distinguish between the concepts of systematic error and random error; apply the standard normal and t distributions to calculate probabilities; calculate confidence intervals for the population mean and proportion. Students will not be able to recieve credit for both QA-251 and MATH-119. 
Prerequisite(s): MATH 117  or MATH 118  (or equivalent) and sophomore standing.Corequisite(s): MIS 180 .



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