An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics intended to give an understanding of statistical techniques and applications in a wide variety of disciplines. Topics include measures of central tendency; dispersion and position; correlation and regression; probability and probability distributions, including binomial and normal; the Central Limit Theorem; parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. Minitab statistical software is used. Three class hours. MTH 160 is an appropriate elective for most programs. (SUNY-M)
Prerequisite: MTH 104 with a grade of C or better, or MCC Level 8 Mathematics Placement.
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Service Project (MTH 160-007):
Students will be partnering with a Marketing 101 class to investigate the reason students are not pursuing the Honors Program at Monroe Community College. Statistics students will develop and evaluate an electronic survey sent to MCC students. Findings and recommendations will be presented to the faculty/staff associated with the Honors Program. (20 hours) S-10