MA 120 Basic Concepts of Statistics
F1B 2010 BL
Noriz, John M.
B.S. Business Management University of PhoenixMBA University of PhoenixTexas Certified Mathematics Teacher
S 7:30am to 1:30 pm
9 Aug - 3 Oct 2010
8:00am - 1:00 pm
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Additional Resources: A TI 83 or 84 Plus calculator is helpful by not necessary. Microsoft Excel can be used in place of a calculator.
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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.
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Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Aug 14 Chapter 1 Introduction: Statistical Thinking
Chapter 2 Graphing Data
Aug 21 Chapter 3 Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Statistical Data
Chapter 4 Probability
Chapter 5 Probability Distribution
Aug 28 Chapter 6 Normal Probability Distributions
Chapter 7 Estimates and Sample Sizes
Sept 4 Chapter 8 Hypothesis Testing
Sept 11 Chapter 9 Inferences from Two Samples
Chapter 10 Correlation and Regression
Sept 18 Chapter 15 Projects, Procedures and Perspectives
Sept 25 Project Presentations
Oct 2 Final
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