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Mathematics and Statistics

STAT 103: Fundamentals of Statistics

Credit Hours

3

Prerequisites

None. Fulfills CORE Quantitative Analysis requirement.

Description

An introduction to statistical reasoning. Students learn how statistics has helped to solve major problems in economics, education, genetics, medicine, physics, political science, and psychology. Topics include: design of experiments, descriptive statistics, mean and standard deviation, the normal distribution, the binomial distribution, correlation and regression, sampling, estimation, and testing of hypothesis.

Textbook

R. N. Gould, C. N Ryan, Introductory Statistics: Exploring the World Through Data (packaged with MyStatLab)(Loyola U Chicago Custom), Pearson (2015). ISBN: 978-1-323-27607-5.

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