Jul 13, 2024  
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2023-2024 
    
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 107 - Elementary Statistics

3 Credits: (3 lecture)

Course Description
This course is a study of the basic principles and methods of statistics; understanding of and ability to use graphs; frequency distributions; measures of central tendency and dispersion; normal curve; probability; correlation and reliability of statistical measures. This course is appropriate for all areas of study including education, social sciences, sciences, and humanities.

Prerequisite MATH 100 or equivalent.


Text
Bluman, A. G. (2023). Elementary statistics: A step by step approach w/Aleks (11th ed.).  Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.

Objectives
The students will be able to:

A. Utilize the definition of statistics.

B. Present data using tabular methods and graphical methods.

C. Analyze data using measures of central tendency and dispersion.

D. Use the basic principles of elementary probability, permutations and combinations.

E. Apply the basic principles of the normal distribution.

F. Utilize the z and t tables.

G. Utilize random sampling techniques.

H. Perform hypothesis testing.

I. Use regression and correlation.  

Content
A. Introduction to statistics and its uses.

B. Tabular and graphical methods of presenting data.

C. Analysis of data.

D. Elementary probability, permutations, and combinations.

E. Normal distribution.

F. Random sampling and hypothesis testing.

G. Regression and correlation.

Student Evaluation
The objectives will be evaluated as follows:  A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and I will be evaluated using examinations and a departmental final examination.