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MATH *1501 Elements of Statistics with Applications

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MATH 1.5.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

Analysis and presentation of data. Abuses of statistics. Measures of central tendency; measures of variability. Hypothesis testing. Estimation. Tests of independence. Applications to various fields. Use of simple calculator required. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed any of the following: a Mathematics Department course numbered 5 or higher, Biology 16.1, Business 3400 [30.2], Economics 3400 [30.2], Political Science 12.5, 3422 [57], Psychology 3400 [40.1], 2600 [50].)

Prerequisite: course 2 of the New York State Sequential Mathematics Curriculum, or two-and-one-half years of high school mathematics including one year of geometry and a course in intermediate algebra, or Mathematics 0.04, or a grade of C- or higher in Mathematics 0.35 or 0.36 or 0.44, or the equivalent.


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