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Math-90 - Support for Introductory Statistics - Nathan Agassi

Course:Support for Introductory Statistics
Professor:Nathan Agassi
Email:Nathan.Agassi@canyons.edu
Format:
  • OnlineLive
Course Length:
  • 16 Week

Introduction

Math-90 is a Co-requisite course for Introductory Statistics (Math 140).

Course Objectives- Math90:

  1. Recognize, generate, and use equivalent forms of fractions, decimals, proportions, scientific notation, and percentages.
  2. Construct, graph, and interpret Linear models in Cartesian coordinates to represent relationships in quantitative data.(Numerical vs. Numerical, Regression line, Scatter Plot)
  3. Interpret slope and y-intercept of linear equations in context.
  4. Use proper algebraic tools such as inequalities, intervals, radicals, and summation to describe (Population)Parameters and (Sample)Statistics.
  5. Graphically represent the distribution of Categorical(qualitative) and Numerical(quantitative) data.
  6. Describe statistical measures (e.g. Mean, Variance, Standard deviation) and their characteristics.
  7. Use appropriate Marginal and Conditional percentages to investigate relationships. 
  8. Use statistical software to manage and analyze data.(StatCrunch)

Course Description

This course will support your Math-140 class, where you will learn statistical methods including empirical and theoretical frequency distributions, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, probability, counting techniques, and computer-based statistical software.

What to Expect in this Course

This course will  be conducted by OnlineLive (zoom synchronous) method. You need a computer (laptop) with a camera. You need a Canvas account to access, and we will communicate with Canvas Inbox texting and Announcements. We have several quizzes and one Final exam. You need to submit your homework and other materials as required. The syllabus has the details.

Types of Assessments

Math-90 course is Pass/ No Pass class. If you receive total points of 70 or more, you will pass this course. The syllabus has the details.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

We will be using the following free online textbook: http://www.matt-teachout.org/ under “Pre-Algebra” tab. Title: Preparing for Algebra and Statistics 3rd Edition  (by Prof. Matt Teachout)

Other Relevant Course Information

Attendance is crucial to your success in this course.


Additional Resources

Canvas

This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: username@my.canyons.edu)
  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

The TLC provides FREE online tutoring resources to COC students!

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Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

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Library

The Library provides live online and in-person research help, access to a full range of e-resources and physical materials that support the curriculum, individual and group study areas, and much more!

Last updated: 08/19/2021 Sub#: 472