MTH (Mathematics)

 

MTH 2003 Introductory Statistics

Three hours

A course to give students tools to be critical readers of current issues involving quantitative data and to understand the concepts of statistics, the science of gaining information from numeric data. Applications of the use of data from a wide variety of professions, public policy, and everyday life are made. The study focuses on methods of producing data, organizing data, and drawing conclusions from data. Topics may include sampling; experiments and experimental design; measurement, validity, and accuracy; describing distributions; understanding relationships and correlation; consumer price index; confidence intervals; and statistical significance.