MAT-150 008 - Introduction to Statistics

Course Description: This course covers basic statistics, including: measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, graphs, correlation, the regression line, confidence intervals, the significance of differences, and hypothesis testing, including z-tests, t-tests, and chi-square tests.

About the Course:
This course is an introduction to statistical methods. We will learn: first, how to plan an experiment or survey, how to gather data; second, how to organize, represent, and summarize the data; third, how to draw conclusions. Methods we will learn include: analyzing experimental design, creating visual representations of data, probability, estimating the population mean or percentage, hypothesis testing, regression.

Basic Skills Prerequisites: ESL062, ACR094, MAT051/MAT012

Course Credit: 04

Lab Hours: 0HRS.

Professor: Jason Samuels | jsamuels@bmcc.cuny.edu

Special Instructions and Information:

For the textbook, you may get either the paper version or the online version. Access to mathxl.com is also required. You can cheaply purchase access to BOTH at CourseCompass.com - email the instructor for details and instructions.

Log on to Blackboard on or before the first day of class. The welcome announcement' will help you get started - everything you need is explained there.