Aug 06, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Calendar 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Calendar [ARCHIVED CALENDAR]

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STAT 2010U – Statistics and Probability for Physical Science


This course introduces the concepts and techniques of statistics and probability to colt, present, analyze and interpret data, and make decisions in the presence of variability. Students study a selection of topics relevant to physical science, selected from: basic concepts of probability theory: events, sample spaces, probability; basic concepts of discrete mathematics: set theory, propositional logic, combinatorics; probability: marginal probability, conditional probability, independence, discrete and continuous random variables; probability distributions: binomial, Poisson, uniform, normal, etc.; mean and variance; the central limit theorem; statistical inference: estimation, significance tests, confidence intervals; one way analysis of variance tests; introduction to experimental design.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1020U  
Credit restriction(s): BUSI 1450U , HLSC 3800U , SSCI 2910U , STAT 2020U , STAT 2800U  
Note(s): This course may be offered in a hybrid format with 1.5 hours of lectures and 1.5 hours of online lectures and self-learning material.



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