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# MATH 1350 - Statistics for Information Technology

## Mathematics Part-time Studies Course

### School of Computing and Academic Studies

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# Course Details

Presentation of data in tabular and graphical form. Frequency distribution, measures of central tendency and variation. Probability, discrete and continuous data. Binomial and Normal probability distributions. Sampling, confidence limits, and hypothesis testing. Regression, correlation, and chi-square test. Applications to data and problems relevant to information technology.

4.0

# Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

• Produce bar, pie, histogram and Pareto charts.
• Interpret charts.
• Compute: mean, median, range, standard deviation, variance, percentiles and standard scores.
• Use statistical functions to explain data.
• Perform basic probability calculations.
• Solve statistical problems using the binomial or normal probability distributions.
• Carry out statistical tests related to sample means, sample proportions, chi-square distribution, and correlation and regression.
• Apply the above concepts and techniques to topics in IT.
• Demonstrate fluency using a statistical analysis tool for all relevant applications.

Effective as of Fall 2006

# Related Programs

MATH 1350 is offered as a part of the following programs:

## School of Computing and Academic Studies

1. Computer Information Technology
Full-time   Diploma

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