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MA117 – Probability & Statistics

Probability and Statistics is an applicable, real-life introduction to looking at how to analyze a collection of facts, such as values or measurements. Students will learn the difference between qualitative and quantitative and how to examine graphs.

Image courtesy of <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Age_Statistics_in_Willow_Bunch.png" target="_blank">Kaitlyn Van De Woestyne</a>.
Image courtesy of Kaitlyn Van De Woestyne.

Instructor(s)

Associate Professor, Chair David Brown email

Probability and Statistics is an introduction to the ideas of probability, including counting techniques, random variables and distributions. Elementary parametric and non-parametric statistical tests will be examined with examples drawn from the social sciences and life sciences.

Prerequisite: No credit after BY220/EC200