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MATH 203 Principles of Statistics 1 (3 credits)

Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Examples of statistical data and the use of graphical means to summarize the data. Basic distributions arising in the natural and behavioural sciences. The logical meaning of a test of significance and a confidence interval. Tests of significance and confidence intervals in the one and two sample setting (means, variances and proportions).

Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

Instructors: Christian Genest, Daphna Harel (Fall) David B Wolfson (Winter) Jose Andres Correa (Summer)

  • No calculus prerequisites
  • Restriction: This course is intended for students in all disciplines. For extensive course restrictions covering statistics courses see Section 3.6.1 of the Arts and of the Science sections of the calendar regarding course overlaps.
  • You may not be able to receive credit for this course and other statistic courses. Be sure to check the Course Overlap section under Faculty Degree Requirements in the Arts or Science section of the Calendar. Students should consult http://www.mcgill.ca/student-records/transfercredits/ for information regarding transfer credits for this course.