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STAT 270 Fall 2008 Introduction to Probability and Statistics Day Course Statistics Workshop STAT Students requiring accommodations as a result of disability, must contact the Centre for Students with Disabilities 778-782-3112 or [email protected] Instructor: Dr. Tim Swartz Lab Instructor: Robin Insley Prerequisite: Corequisite: MATH 152 or MATH 155 or MATH 158. Students wishing an intuitive appreciation of a broad range of statistical strategies may wish to take STAT 100 first. Textbook: Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, 7 th ed. , by J. Devore, Duxbury Publishers. Calendar Description: Basic laws of probability, sample distributions. Introduction to statistical inference and applications. Quantitative Outline: 1. Introduction to descriptive statistics and chance phenomena. 2. Elementary probability rules, basic combinatorial formulae, conditional probability, independence, and Bayes' theorem. 3.
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