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MAT 140 -- Applied Statistical Methods

This course is an introduction to quantitative methods as applied to statistical reporting and data analysis. It incorporates some or all of the following: Techniques for obtaining, analyzing and presenting data in numerical form; measures of central tendency and dispersion; the normal distribution curve; standard scores; applicability of probability and sampling theory to statistical research; interpretation of confidence intervals; hypothesis testing; correlation; linear regression. The figure to the left gives a simple population distribution and the corresponding sampling distribution of sample means from samples of size 15.

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