MTH521 - Mathematics III - Statistics

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Subject Title
Mathematics III - Statistics

Subject Description
The primary aim of the course is a basic understanding and use of statistical concepts and methods. The student is introduced to the nature and scope of statistical methods. provide a nontechnical introduction to the field of statistics with emphasis on practical applications in a number of different disciplines. In addition to the proper implementation and interpretation of basic statistical methods and their results, and the construction of meaningful conclusions.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Use and understand basic statistical vocabulary and notation
  2. perform basic sampling and present data in various forms such as tables and graphs
  3. Interpret and synthesize information and ideas
  4. Select and apply scientific and other appropriate methodologies
  5. Generate and interpret statistical graphics  graphs, tables, and diagrams
  6. Summarize data with descriptive statistics
  7. Use statistics appropriately and accurately

Essential Employability Skills
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.