Unit Code: MTH605

Unit Title: Applied Statistic and Probability

This unit provides an introduction to descriptive statistics, simple combinatorics and probability and their use in inferential statistics. Discrete and continuous distributions will be considered with a focus on the normal distribution. As well as sampling distributions and the examination of estimation and hypothesis testing including analysis of variance and some nonparametric tests. Bivariate data analysis on quantitative data using regression and correlation and on qualitative data using cross-tabulations will also be introduced. Appropriate technology for statistical analysis will be used including graphics calculators and computer packages SPSS and Microsoft Excel.