MA 120: Basic Concepts of Statistics
U1GG 2011 MI
Halleman, Travis Wade
University of Wyoming, Bachelor's Degree: Civil Engineering and Political ScienceUniversity of Wyoming, Master in Science: Environmental Engineering
PRP-Secuirty, 69th Bomb Squadron
MTWRF; 0730-1630 (Unless Flying)
June 11 to July 30
0800 to 1330
Textbook: Triola, Mario F. "Elementary Statistics." Boston, MA: Pearson Addison Wesley, 11th Edition, 2010.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Students are required to have a Scientific Calculator for the course. The Instructor uses and recommends a TI-36X. There is no need for a graphing calculator. The goal of this class to to show students the tools that one will have in the "Real World" to perform any statistical calculations. Students will also be taught a crash course with Microsoft Excel including all the statistical functions needed for the class.
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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: Students will be required to take a Midterm examination which will be take home and a Final examination that will be done the final night of class. As well, students will be required to do a "Statistics" project to use all the tools accumulated during the semester and demonstrate your ability to use them. Students will be graded on attendance.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late work will ONLY be accepted if the student has an Excused Absence. Any late Exams will receive no points and the student will receive a Zero for the exam/project.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students need to be on time as much as possible. Considering most of the people, if not all, in this class are military and it may be hard to get away from work. Please call the Instructor if you are going to be late for class. Please be respectful and polite to the Instructor and fellow students.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: June 11: Chapters 1/2
June 18: Chapters 3/4
June 25: Chapters 5/6
July 2: Chapters 7/8 & Midterm Exam
July 9: Chapters 9/10
July 16: Chapters 11/12
July 23: Chapters 13
July 30: Final Exam / Projects Due
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