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MAT 2170 Business Statistics I

Statistical techniques and methodology. Graphical and tabular presentation of data, probability, parameters, statistical distributions, sampling, confidence intervals, tests of hypotheses, regression, and correlation. Three classroom, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Mathematics
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: MAT 0300 


  • Compute descriptive statistics such as the mean, median, percentiles, z-scores, and standard deviation in both a classroom and laboratory setting.
  • Evaluate basic probabilities using formulas and definitions; evaluate binomial, uniform, and normal probabilities from formulas and tables.
  • Construct frequency distributions, statistical graphs, and spreadsheets.
  • Infer values of population parameters from confidence intervals; infer whether or not a hypothesis should be rejected; infer appropriate relationships between variables from scatter diagrams and correlation coefficients.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2