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STT 212 - Spring 2020 - Grzesik1 STT212:APPLIED STATISTICS I Monday & Wednesday at 2:00pm - 3:15pm in Lattimore Hall 201 1.COURSEDESCRIPTIONAn introduction to the basic techniques of statistical analysis. The main topics that we will cover include: Data collection: the basics of sampling and experimental design Graphical displays: pie chart, barchart, histogram, boxplot Numerical summaries: mean, median, standard deviation, IQR, outliers, Empirical Rule Probability: Complement Rule, Addition Rule, Multiplication Rule, Bayes’ Rule Probability distributions: Binomial, Poisson, Uniform, Normal Sampling distribution of the sample mean and the sample proportion Confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for means and proportions Chi square tests, linear regression and ANOVA This course is roughly equivalent to the AP Statistics course with additional skills. It is intended for those students with no prior experience in statistics and is considered equivalent to a 100-level college course despite the 200-level course number. This course follows the College credit hour policy for four-credit courses. This course meets 3 academic hours per week. The course also includes recitations for 1 academic hour per week. 2.COURSEMATERIALS2.1TEXTBOOK There is no required textbook. The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciencesby Baldi & Moore and OpenIntro Statistics are recommended if you would like a supplementary reading source. A copy of the Baldi & Moore book is on reserve in Carlson Library. The OpenIntrobook is available at. 2.2TECHNOLOGY A scientific or graphing calculator is required – it must have the square root function and the mathematical constant, e. Calculator apps on cell phones are NOT permitted. Laptops are not permitted in class. You may use a tablet to take notes. However, you will need a laptop for recitation. 2.3SOFTWARE R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. We will learn the R language via RStudio Cloud. It is available anywhere you have an internet connection! To get started, go to

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