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(s): MTH 096 with a grade of B- or better, MTH 104 with a grade of C or better, or MCC level 8 mathematics placement.
Course Offered Fall and Spring
Service Project (MTH 160-010):
Research and compile statistics about homelessness in Rochester and present to local organizations. (10 hours) S-12