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Math-140 - Introductory Statistics ( Section 57930 ) - Rupa Sinha

Course:Introductory Statistics ( Section 57930 )
Professor:Rupa Sinha
  • OnlineLive
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


I am Professor Rupa Sinha. I live in Valencia with my husband and twin boys. I am going to teach this Introductory statistics course this fall. I am very excited to teach you guys. This class is very different from regular math classes where you do certain type of problems and have one answer. This course is analysis based where we do analyze data and do meaningful calculations with the help of computer software. And after we will interpret those calculations in sentences and focus more on conceptual knowledge rather than calculation. 

Attendance is the key in order to succeed in the class. So, try to make each single class. 


Good Luck.

Course Description

This course is very well structured. You will find everything in your canvas shell. As I mentioned before this course is not like your typical math classes. You will have reading and writing assignments also like an English class. 

 We will cover Data analysis, Quantitative and categorical variables, sampling techniques, sampling distributions, probabilities, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. 

What to Expect in this Course

Weekly work load will be 4-5 hours or depends how you plan your time, some students work fast, some take little longer. You need a laptop with camera, chrome, canvas access, zoom, and internet connection. 

You will have one individual and one group project. You will 4 chapter exams and one Final.

Types of Assessments

There are different types of assessments, like mini quizzes, proctored online chapter exams and Final, online disscussion boards, journals, projects etc. 

Textbook Information

We will use free online book written by Matt Teachout. You can fine the book on his website. 

And I also uploaded the book in canvas.

You need to buy the statcrunch access for 6 month. You can purchase either online or from book store. The website is This will cost $15.99 for 6 month access.

There will be one more software statkey. This is an online free software. The website is


Other Relevant Course Information

If you need this class and in waitlist, wait for day 1 and email me with any questions. 

Good luck.

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Last updated: 07/08/2021 Sub#: 348