MTH 283 - Probability and Statistics at New River Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Presents basic concepts of probability, discrete and continuous random variables, and probability distributions. Presents sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem, properties of point estimates and methods of estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear models and estimation by least squares, and analysis of variance.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

The first part of the content provides understanding of the basic concepts of probability required for further study in statistics. The statistics content provides a solid foundation and training in some of the fundamental tools used by statistical practitioners.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 264 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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