Math 17300: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Supervisor: Shirshendu Chatterjee
Descriptive statistics and frequency histograms; measures of location and dispersion; elementary probability; permutations and combinations; multiplication rule and conditional probability; Bayes' Theorem; independent events; random variables, expected values; applications to binomial, hypergeometric, uniform and normal distributions; the Central Limit Theorem; testing statistical hypotheses; correlation; linear regression and least squares. Prereq.: placement by the Department. Credit will be given for only one of the following courses: Math 17300, Eco 29500, Psy 21500, Soc 23100.4 hr./wk.; 4 cr.