MAT 170◊ Elementary Statistics

4 credits

Fundamentals of descriptive statistics, including measures of center, variation and position, as well as graphical methods are covered. Probability distributions including the Normal, Binomial, Student-T, Chi Square and F-Distribution are included. Inferential statistical concepts such as confidence intervals, sample sizes and hypothesis testing are also studied. The course concludes with work on correlation, regression and two-sample techniques. Students will be expected to utilize some form of technology in the class.

Prerequisite: Writing: Assessment test score of 4 or higher; an English ACT score of 20 or higher, or a grade of "C" or better in RHT 095 or RHT 096 or completion of RHT 101

AND

Reading: Assessment test score of 4 or higher; a Reading ACT score of 20 or higher, or a grade of "C" or better in RHT 085 or RHT 086 or completion of RHT 101

AND

Intermediate Algebra and Geometry demonstrable through a minimum Triton placement score of 6 or ACT Math score of 23 (within the last two years) or MAT 080 or MAT 085 or MAT 096 or MAT 103◊. A grade of "C" or better is required for all prerequisite Math courses.

Lecture: 4 hours — IAI: M1 902