MATH 439 (01) - Statistical Discovery for Everyone

Stats Discovery For Everyone

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Mathematics&Statistics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 50894
Built-in-Books Fee: $79.99 
Introduces the framework and concepts for learning with data. Emphasis on statistical discovery in everyday life and on drawing valid conclusion from data. Topics include: good and bad data, data ethics, how to conduct a valid survey, how to describe a population distribution; when to believe a poll; how to design an experimental study; how to avoid ambiguous results caused by "lurking" variables; how to make inference about an entire population based on a sample; how to describe relationships among variables; an understanding of the question of causation and chance in everyday life and in scientific studies, as well as the use and misuse of statistics in explaining what is statistical significance. This course has an activity-based learning component with lab exercises using statistical software for calculations without assuming a calculus background. The course may be used as a preparation for a more technical introductory statistics course. Science and Engineering students should take MATH 539 or MATH 644 according to their programs.
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Mutual Exclusion : ADM 430, ADMN 420, ADMN 510, BIOL 528, EREC 525, HHS 540, MATH 539, MATH 644, PSYC 402, PSYC 402H, SOC 402, SOC 402H, SOC 502, SOC 502H
Only listed campus in section: Durham
Attributes: Quantitative Reasoning(Disc)
Instructors: Veronica Hupper

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MW 9:10am - 11:00am PARS NB24

Booklist

Book Details
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS-MYLAB ACCESS (13TH 18)
by TRIOLA
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ISBN
978013590082
PUBLISHER
PEARSON
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