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Statistics for Scientists

The organization of data, discrete distributions (binominal, Poisson), continuous distributions (uniform, normal and skewed), and linear combinations of variables are studied. The techniques of hypothesis testing and interval estimation are applied to problems involving means, variances, proportions, frequency tables, regression, and correlation. Students are introduced to the use of statistical computer software. PREREQ: MATH 1036. (lec 3, tut 1) cr 3. Students may only retain credit for one of STAT 2246, STAT 2126, STAT 2066, MATH 2261, MATH 2236, MATH 2246, or ENGR 2017.

Engineering & Computation