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Statistics I

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Students collect, analyze, and interpret data as they examine the role of statistical analysis and statistical terminology. Students also apply appropriate statistical techniques and analytical reasoning in real-world problems to communicate logical arguments and models. The course topics includes probability, statistics, and quantitative reasoning.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Standard Deviation and Normal Distribution

    • Describe a normal distribution of a variable.
    • Determine areas under a normal curve.
    • Determine the z-score(s) for an area under the normal curve.
    • Use the empirical rule to determine if a data value is usual or unusual.
    • Calculate probability from a normal curve and z-score.
    • Use standard deviation and normal distribution to solve real world problem.

    Mathematical Concepts

    • Converting between percentages, fractions, and decimals.
    • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions.
    • Evaluate expressions including order of operations and square root problems.
    • Simplify expressions.
    • Evaluate series including series notation.
    • Solve real world application problems using mathematical fundamentals.

    Basic Probability

    • Use basic counting principle to determine number of outcomes.
    • Determine basic probability.
    • Solve independent and dependent probability problems.
    • Solve mutually exclusive and inclusive probability problems.
    • Calculate probabilities using the classical and relative frequency approaches.
    • Use basic probability to solve application problems.

    Introduction to Statistics

    • Classify Data.
    • Determine if the is data independent or dependent.
    • Distinguish between a sample and a population
    • Determine whether a sample is a random or biased.
    • Classify a statistical study as descriptive or inferential.
    • Explain how validity and reliability of data are related.
    • Solve real world problems using statistics

    Graphing and Measures of Center

    • Create a frequency distribution.
    • Create a graphical display using technology.
    • Interpret data presented in a graph.
    • Analyze a set of data with respect to characteristics such as center distribution, outliers, and time.
    • Calculate mean, median and mode for ungrouped data.
    • Calculate standard deviation.
    • Use graphs and measures of center to solve real world problems.
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