MAT 133 Introduction to Probability & Statistics (4 CR)

(FORMERLY MTH 133)

(SAME AS CIS 203 AND PSY 144)

This course is an introduction to experimental design, data representation, basic descriptive statistics, probability theorems, frequency distributions and functions, binomial and normal probability distributions and functions, probability density functions, hypothesis testing, statistical inference, Chi-square analysis, linear regression, correlation and application of the above in making informed, data driven decisions in real-world contests. Both graphing calculators and computer-based statistical software (Microsoft Excel) will be used. If the prerequisite is more than two years old, then the mathematics department recommends the course placement exam be taken or the prerequisite be retaken to ensure the success of the student.

Prerequisite: MAT 033* or MAT 131 or higher