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Fundamentals of Statistics

Course: 208

Grade Level:
Course Length:
1 Semester
.5 Credit


  • Algebra II or Honors Algebra II

Course Description:

This introductory course will examine a variety of topics dealing with gathering, organizing, and analyzing data.  Students will investigate averages and variances, regression and correlation, elementary probability, normal distributions, scientific sampling, and making inferences with both confidence intervals and hypothesis-testing.  Students will use the statistical and graphing capabilities of their calculator, as well as computer software. The goal for the course is to provide students with an introduction to a course that is fast becoming the prevalent required math for most college majors.

Textbook/Class Resources:

9781319244323, Starnes, Statistics and Probability With Applications, Freeman, 2021
or 9781319251826, eBook version  Statistics and Probability with Applications, 4e