Math 1272 Statistics, Spring 2014

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Mathematics
Course Code
MAT1272
Semester / Year
Spring 2014
Course Description

An introduction to statistical methods and statistical inference. We will discuss such topics as descriptive statistics, random variables, distributions, sampling, estimation and inference, t-tests, chi-square tests and correlation.

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