Program(s): Undergraduate Courses, Summer College
*Taught Online for Summer 2021* This course introduces statistical techniques and methods of data analysis. including the use of statistical software. Examples are drawn from the biological, physical, and social sciences. Students are required to apply the techniques discussed to data drawn from actual research. Topics include data description, graphical techniques, exploratory data analyses, random variation and sampling, basic probability, random variables and expected values, confidence intervals and significance tests for one- and two-sample problems for means and proportions, chi-square tests, linear regression, and, if time permits, analysis of variance.
Second-year high school Algebra needed; exposure to variable calculus helpful but not absolutely required. Students need to be able to understand order of operations in expressions and formulas, convert between fractions, decimals, and percents, calculate powers and the square root of a number (using technology).
Pre-college students enrolled in AP Statistics would cover the same material in this course.
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