About STAT 151 A

Foundations of probability, conditioning, and independence. Business, computing, biological, engineering reliability, and quality control applications. Classical discrete and continuous models. Pseudo-random number generation. Prerequisites: MATH 020 or MATH 022 or MATH 023.

Notes

Prereqs enforced by the system: MATH 020 or MATH 022 or MATH 023

Section Description

This is a 3 credit hour lecture course covering foundations of probability, conditioning, and independence. Classical discrete and continuous models. Pseudo-random number generation. Prerequisites: MATH 020 or MATH 022 or MATH 023. Learning outcomes posted in Bb and on second page of this syllabus. Probability, counting techniques, data analysis, probability models, parameter estimation, hypothesis testing and regression analysis.

Section Expectation

You are expected to read the textbook and watch the lecture videos outside of class. In class, there will be a mini-lecture and you will work in study groups on problems from a worksheet (textbook problems). Course Description This is a 3 credit hour lecture course covering foundations of probability, conditioning, and independence. Classical discrete and continuous models. Pseudo-random number generation. Prerequisites: MATH 020 or MATH 022 or MATH 023. Required Textbook: “Introduction to Probability” by Ward and Gundlach, Freeman (1st Ed.). Assignments are in Blackboard. There is an assignment for each chapter. Examination: There are 4 exams for the 4 units of material. They are not cumulative exams.

Evaluation

Grades will be based on: Assignments (15% - drop the lowest 2), Exams (20% each), and Study Group Participation (5%).

Course Dates

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Location

Waterman Bldg 427 (View Campus Map)

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