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Prairie State College    
 
    
 
  Jan 18, 2018
 
2017-2018 Catalog

MATH 153 Probability and Statistics

(MI 902)
Prerequisite: MATH 151  with a C or better or qualifying score on the Math Placement Test
4 lectures per week: 4 hrs transfer credit
This is an introductory course in probability and statistics. Topics covered include frequency distributions, percentiles, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, standard deviation, correlation, elementary probability, line of regression, statistical inference, the binomial distribution, the normal distribution, the student t-distribution, and the chi-square distribution. Computer software, such as MINITAB, is used. A comprehensive project is assigned. Students who complete this course cannot also receive credit for BUS 240  or MATH 115 . Same as BUS 240