MAT-215-20, Basic Statistics (FA13)
INSTRUCTOR: Professor Steve Binko
SCHEDULE/DAY/TIME: B/Monday/6:00 – 8:45 PM, 09/09/2013-12/09/2013
-Students will be able to describe and summarize Categorical and Quantitative data.
-Students will be able to make predictions and summarize results using different test statistics: Standard deviation, p-values, z-scores, linear correlation coefficient and test hypothesis.
-Students will be able to determine results using linear regression models along with analyzing the association and correlation of any given two variables.
-Students will understand different types of experiments and how they are effective.
-Students will be able to generalize basic probability concepts.
Each class is lecture based utilizing demonstrations from power points and the textbook.
REQUIREMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS:
Students are required to attend class regularly. The following is grading percentages.
6 Assignments (7% each)
2 Quizzes (10% each)
2 Chapter Tests (17% each)
Attendance (4% total)
REQUIRED TEXT(S) OR MATERIALS:
Intro Stats by DeVeaux, 4th edition.
*Please purchase a new textbook or a book that has an unused access code for registering on-line for the web-assisted part of the course. This is very important!