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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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MATH 138 (QA*) Statistics (1)

This course is an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistical analysis. The following topics will be examined: scales of measurement; frequency distributions; graphing data; measures of central tendency, dispersion and skewness; sampling distributions; probability distributions; the binomial, Poisson and normal distributions; hypothesis testing; confidence intervals and interval estimation; t-tests; analysis of variance; correlational analysis; regression analysis; and analysis of nominal-level data.

General Studies Requirement Fulfillment: Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning (*)

  • Offering: Every semester
  • Instructor: Staff