# 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.

#### Documents

- Math173_CLO: Course Learning Outcome for Math173
- Math173_Syllabus: Syllabus and tentative schedule

#### Sections

For Fall 2023, the following sections are being offered:

Letter | Instructor | Time & Place |
---|---|---|

*EC | Tsz Chung Lo | MoWe 10:00AM-11:40AM in Shepard S-374 |

ST | Vitaly Druker | TuTh 6:00PM-7:40PM in NAC 6/106 |