Math 140 - Introductory Statistics - Alexander Bojkov
Welcome to our Online version of Math 140, Introductory Statistics. My name is Alexander Bojkov. I'll be teaching this class in the Summer 2022 semester. There will be neither in class nor Synchronous Zoom meetings. The class is 100%.
Math 140 examines statistical methods including collecting data, bias, experimental design, exploratory data analysis, regression, probability, sampling and theoretical distributions, population estimations, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, categorical and quantitative association tests and how to use computer-based statistical software.
What to Expect in this Course
We have a lot of material to cover and understand, so please make sure that you are staying on top of all the course assignments as there will be no makeup assignments for any reason.
Types of Assessments
1. Online Homework: Completed using MyStatLab
2. Online Exams/Final: Completed using MyStatLab
3. Project: Completed using StatCrunch
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Introductory Statistics Exploring the World through Data by Robert Gould, Colleen Ryan, with MyStatLab access code. (Online version is sufficient)
Other Relevant Course Information
We will be using StatCrunch as our statistical software. See https://www.statcrunch.com/help for video help. All the course related calculations on exams, homework and project must be completed using this statistical software.
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Last updated: 06/11/2022 Sub#: 1406