MA 120 Basic Concepts of Statistics
F1H 2010 BU
Daniels, James D.
7:35 - 10:05 PM
Author: Mario F. Triola
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Description of MA 120 Core Assessment
One problem with multiple parts for each numbered item, except for item #3, which contains four separate problems.
1. Compute the mean, median, mode, and standard deviation for a sample of 8 to 12 data.
2. Compute the mean and standard deviation of a grouped frequency distribution with 4 classes.
3. Compute the probability of four problems from among these kinds or combinations there of:
a. the probability of an event based upon a two-dimensional table;
b. the probability of an event that involves using the addition rule;
c. the probability of an event that involves conditional probability;
d. the probability of an event that involves the use of independence of events;
e. the probability of an event based upon permutations and/or combinations;
f. the probability of an event using the multiplication rule; or
g. the probability of an event found by finding the probability of the complementary event.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Homework - 10%
Quizzes - 40%
Projects - 20%
Final Exam - 30%
Your course grade will be determined after weighing your scores on homework, quizzes, projects and the final exam:
A: 90 - 100
B: 80 - 89
C: 70 - 79
D: 60 - 69
Late Submission of Course Materials: No work is accepted beyond one class after the end of the unit unless an excused absence.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to attend all classes on time and prepared. Classes missed for legitimate reasons are excusable. The student will make up all work for classes missed.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: 16 - 30 Aug Unit One - Chapters 1 - 3 & 10
23 Aug Mar - Quiz #1
30 Aug Quiz #2 and Project #1 due
1 - 8 Sep Unit Two - Chapter 4
8 Sep Quiz #3
13 - 22 Sep Unit Three - Chapters 5 - 7
20 Sep Quiz #4
27 Sep Project #2 due
27 Sep - 4 Oct Unit Four - Chapter 8
4 Oct Quiz #5
6 Oct Cumulative Final Exam
Various problems will be assigned from each section covered. The projects summarize the material covered in each unit and will be distributed at the beginning of the unit.
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