# Math 3100

## Course Description

Introduction to probability and statistical methods with applications to various disciplines. A study of some basic statistical distributions, sampling, testing of hypotheses, and estimation problems. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisite: MATH 1920 or MATH 1960 with a minimum grade of C or department head approval. Credit not allowed in both MATH 3100 and 4100-4110. Standard letter grade.

## Course Objectives

• Ability to evaluate probabilities to solve applied problems.
• Able to describe how statistics and statistical methods can be applied.
• Use statistics to draw conclusions.

## Textbook

Beginning Statistics by Warren, Denley and Atchley (2nd Edition)

## Topics

• Introduction
• Graphical Descriptions of Data
• Numerical Descriptions of Data
• Probability, Randomness and Uncertainty
• Discrete Probability Distributions
• Normal Probability Distributions
• Central Limit Theorem
• Confidence Intervals
• Confidence Intervals of Two Samples
• Hypothesis Testing
• Hypothesis Testing Two or More Populations
• Regression, Inference, and Model Building