2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Feb 05, 2023  
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MTH 209 - Elementary Statistics


4 Credits; 4 Class Hours
This course is designed to provide students with the basic statistical techniques commonly used in data collection, analysis and interpretation. Familiarity with such techniques is essential for any program of study and is vital for the nursing program. Topics include tabulation and presentation of data by charts and graphs; description of data using numerical measures: mean, median, mode, percentiles, variance and standard deviation; description of bi-variate data by scatter diagram, correlation co-efficient and regression line; intuitive development of probability for studying binomial and normal distributions; and applications to statistical inference such as estimation and tests of hypotheses. Required for nursing students. Whenever appropriate, computers and calculators will be integrated into the course. Not open to Science and Business students.

Pre-requisite: MTH 136  or MTH 138 



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