MA 120 Basic Concepts of Statistics
U1HH 2011 PA
Bowersox, Nicholas N.
PhD in Business Administration (ABD), TUI UniversityMS in Management, Minot State UniversityMBA, Upper Iowa University
Bldg 14, Rm 126
9:00AM to 10:45AM M thru F
June 6, 2011 to July 29, 2011
5:30 - 10:30 PM
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Additional Resources: Mandatory: Calculator. The type of calculator required will be discussed the first day of class.
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Educational Philosophy: To introduce students to many of the important concepts and procedures they are likely to need in order to: (1) evaluate daily inputs such as organizational reports, newspaper articles, radio and television commentaries, (2) improve their ability to make better decisions over a wide range of topics, and (3) enhance their capability to measure and cope with changing conditions both at home and on the job. The emphasis will be placed on explaining statistical procedures and interpreting the resulting conclusions.
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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