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STAT 193. Statistical Thinking (GED CORE)

Credits: 3
Department: Statistics
Description: Statistical background to critically read results reported in today's media regarding social, environmental and medical choices; how to collect good data; describe data graphically and numerically; uses and abuses of statistics; understanding variation and statistical significance; modeling chance; statistics in the courtroom, lotteries, opinion pools and other case studies; emphasis on understanding concepts rather than on computations; use of software packages and the internet.
Prerequisites: MATH 070 or high school advanced algebra with satisfactory math placement score
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING
Additional Information: Go to www.stcloudstate.edu/mathplacement, Online Course. Go to www.stcloudstate.edu/continuingstudies., Placement test required prior to Registration, Proctored Test Requirement







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