Statistics

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Algebra II, or instructor’s permission, and meeting the required minimum score on the ALEKS placement exam.
 
Today, more than ever, statistics plays a very important role in our lives.  Being able to analyze and interpret data is essential.  Students planning to attend a two or four year college or university, where statistics is required in the course work, are strongly encouraged to take statistics in high school.  The second semester of this class is worth 4 DMACC credits. Units covered include:  distributions of data, numerical calculations for central tendencies, probability, probability distributions, normal distributions sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear correlations and regression.  A graphing calculator is required for this class and will be supplied for students without access to one.