Dec 07, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Catalog
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MATH 150 - Elementary Statistics with Probability


4 units
4 hours lecture
Prerequisite: MATH 67  or MATH 73  or MATH 80  with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite or qualification by testing (El Camino College Mathematics Placement Test) and assessment
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

The focus of this course is the basic practice of statistics, including descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and the role probability plays in statistical analysis. Students calculate and interpret various descriptive statistics using graphing calculators with statistical testing capabilities and statistical software, as well as by hand. Major topics include methods of data collection and simulation; measures of central tendency, variability, and relative position; graphical summaries of data; linear regression and correlation; distributions, including normal and binomial distributions; probability theory; and inferential statistical methods. Students choose, justify, use, and interpret the results of inferential techniques, such as confidence intervals, hypothesis tests, goodness of fit, analysis of variance, and nonparametric tests.

Note: The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing Mathematics 150 and PSYC 9A  or Mathematics 150 and Sociology 109 is one course.



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