 Basic Course Information
 Course Description: Collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation of data, and probability. Analysis includes descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Use of appropriate technology is recommended.
 Any required prerequisites: Students must have successfully completed Math 0303 or have the appropriate placement test score.
 Student Learning Outcomes. Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
 Explain the use of data collection and statistics as tools to reach reasonable conclusions.
 Recognize, examine and interpret the basic principles of describing and presenting data.
 Compute and interpret empirical and theoretical probabilities using the rules of probabilities and combinatorics.
 Explain the role of probability in statistics.
 Examine, analyze and compare various sampling distributions for both discrete and continuous random variables.
 Describe and compute confidence intervals.
 Solve linear regression and correlation problems.
 Perform hypothesis testing using statistical methods
 Testing Requirements
 Students are required to take the exams in a proctored setting.
 Students are NOT allowed to use their book, notes while testing. A TI 83 or TI 84 calculator is necessary for testing.
 Course Requirements
 Students will be required to complete homework, take quizzes and chapter tests, complete projects, and take a comprehensive final exam
 Tests 30%  Projects 20%  Homework/Quizzes 20%  Comprehensive Exam 30%
 Information on Books and Other Course Materials
 Required Book: Elementary Statistics Using the TI83/84 Plus Calculator 4th Edition by Mario Triola. ISBN 9780321953841
 Calculators: Students must have a TI83 or a TI84 calculator
 Web Assign: Students must have access to the online homework platform available through Web Assign www.webassign.net
 Other Policies, Procedures and important dates. Please refer to the WTC Catalog for the following:
 Campus Calendar
 Final exam schedule
 How to drop a class.
 Withdrawal information
 Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
 Class Attendance
 Students with disabilities
 Course Content
Chapter 1: Introduction to Statistics 
1.1 Review and Preview
1.2 Statistical and Critical Thinking
1.3 Types of Data
1.4 Collecting Sample Date
1.5 Introduction to the TI8384 Plus Calculator 
Chapter 2: Summarizing and Graphing Data 
2.1 Review and Preview
2.2 Frequency Distributions
2.3 Histograms
2.4 Graphs That Enlighten and Graphs That
Deceive 
Chapter 3: Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and
Comparing Data 
3.1 Review and Preview
3.2 Measures of Center
3.3 Measures of Variation
3.4 Measures of Relative Standing and Boxplots 
Chapter 4: Probability 
4.1 Review and Preview
4.2 Basic Concepts of Probability
4.3 Addition Rule
4.4 Multiplication Rule: Basics
4.5 Multiplication Rule: Complements and
Conditional Probability
4.6 Counting 
Chapter 5: Discrete Probability Distributions 
5.1 Review and Preview
5.2 Probability Distributions
5.3 Binomial Probability Distributions
5.4 Parameters for Binomial Distributions 
Chapter 6: Normal Probability Distributions 
6.1 Review and Preview
6.2 The Standard Normal Distribution
6.3 Applications of Normal Distributions
6.4 Sampling Distributions and Estimators
6.5 The Central Limit Theorem
6.6 Assessing Normality
6.7 Normal as Approximation to Binomial 
Chapter 7: Estimates and Sample Sizes 
7.1 Review and Preview
7.2 Estimating a Population Proportion
7.3 Estimating a Population Mean
7.4 Estimating a Population Standard Deviation of
Variance 
Chapter 8: Hypothesis Testing 
8.1 Review and Preview
8.2 Basics of Hypothesis Testing
8.3 Testing a Claim about a Proportion
8.4 Testing a Claim about a Mean
8.5 Testing a Claim about a Standard Deviation or
Variance 
Chapter 10: Correlation and Regression 
10.1 Review and Preview
10.2 Correlation
10.3 Regression
10.5 Multiple Regression 
Chapter 12: Analysis of Variance 
12.1 Review and Preview
12.2 OneWay ANOVA
12.3 TwoWay ANOVA 
Last Modified:
August 22, 2016
