Elementary Statistics

Credits: 3

Elementary Statistics provides students with a practical understanding of statistics. Students will be introduced to some basic mathematics and probability upon which statistics relies. The course centers on three major areas: descriptive statistics, elementary probability, and inferential statistics. Topics include: graphing and data representation, measures of central tendency and variability, normal distributions, elementary hypothesis testing, correlation and linear regression, and analysis of variance. MnTC goal area 4. (Prerequisites: College Level Reading; MATH 0450 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or appropriate test score by Accuplacer.) Offered Spring.