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# Math%20201_Syllabus[1] - MATH 201 Syllabus COURSE SYLLABUS...

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C OURSE S YLLABUS MATH 201 I NTRODUCTION TO P ROBABILITY AND S TATISTICS C OURSE D ESCRIPTION Introduction to descriptive statistics and probability, probability distributions, estimation, tests of hypotheses, chi-square tests, regression analysis, and correlation with applications in business and science. R ATIONALE As members of a society increasingly devoted to the use and misuse of numbers, students must learn to correctly interpret statistical presentations in advertising and in their major fields. This course is designed to give the students a working knowledge of the topics listed above with an emphasis on the application of statistical knowledge rather than the theory. I. P REREQUISITES MATH 110 or the equivalent II. R EQUIRED R ESOURCE P URCHASES Larson, R., & Farber, B. (2012). Elementary statistics: Picturing the world (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0321759982 ( includes Technology ) Disclaimer: The above resource provides information consistent with the latest research regarding the subject area. Liberty University does not necessarily endorse specific personal, religious, philosophical, or political positions found in this resource. III. A DDITIONAL M ATERIALS FOR L EARNING A. Computer with Internet access (broadband recommended) B. Scientific or graphing calculator C. Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel (Microsoft Office is available at a special discount to Liberty University students.) D. MyMathLab software. Available at www.coursecompass.com . To be admitted into this site, the student will provide an access code which comes with the E.

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## This note was uploaded on 08/17/2011 for the course MATH 201 taught by Professor R during the Fall '11 term at Lee.

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