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Applied Mathematical Statistics I


A first course in statistics for students with the techniques of calculus at their disposal. The following topics will be studied with illustrations and problems drawn from various fields of applications: basic notions of probability and probability distributions; classical estimation and testing procedures for one and two sample problems; chi-square test.


Probability & Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, Walpole, Myers & Myers, Pearson, 9th edition, 2011.


MATH 122 or MATH 127 or MATH 142 or MATH 147 or MATH 116 (MATH 127 or MATH 147 recommended.). Not open to students with credit in MATH 628.

Credit Hours: 
Chapter Topics
1 Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis
2 Probability
3 Random Variables and Probability Distributions
4 Mathematical Expectation
5 Some Discrete Probability Distributions
6 Some Continuous Probability Distributions
7 Functions of Random Variables (Optional)
8 Fundamental Sampling Distributions and Data Descriptions
9 One- and Two-Sample Estimation Problems
10 One- and Two-Sample Tests of Hypotheses

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