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Statistics for ScientistsMath 1230-1,2,6,14,15 Fall 2019Instructor: Scott McKinleyOffice Hours (Gibson Hall 427)E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.orgWed, 2 pm - 3 pmWebpage:Thu, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmCourse ObjectivesThe objective of this course is to provide a practical overview of the statistical methods and modelsmost likely to be encountered by scientists in practical research applications. Students will learn statisticalconcepts by generating and analyzing datasets using the StatCrunch software package. Specific topics thatwill be covered in this course include discrete and continuous distributions, sampling methods and descrip-tive statistics, the Central Limit Theorem and its applications, estimation methods, confidence intervals,hypothesis testing, linear regression, and Analysis of Variance.Pre-requisite: Calculus I (Math 1210), or permission of the instructor.Required Student Resources- Text:Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, Ninth Editionby Walpole, Myers, Myers,and Ye.There are three options available for you in purchasing this book.(1) You can purchasea hardback copy from the bookstore; (2) You can purchase an electronic copy of the book from thebookstore; (3) You can purchase a looseleaf version that is accessible within MyLab Statistics.- MyLab Statistics: Be sure that whatever version of the book you purchase, it comes with a MyStatLabaccess code. Your homework assignments will be conducted and turned in through MyStatLab.- Top Hat: There will be daily questions that will be asked for the purpose of checking your understandingand taking attendance. You will need to purchase a subscription to the Top Hat app for this semester.- Scientific calculators: while calculators are useful in working homework assignments,calculators (andphones) will NOT be permittedto be used in any form during midterm exams and the final exam.