Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

CORE 143S   Statistics in Real Life
Credits1
RestrictionsNo 2024 2023 Not open to students who have either received credit for or are currently enrolled in MATH 105.
Pre-Requisites Three years of secondary school mathematics
Co-Requisites
DistributionNone
Core AreaScientific Perspectives

Introduces students to statistical thinking by examining data collected to solve real-world problems. A wide range of applications are considered. Topics include experimental design, descriptive statistics, the normal curve, correlation and regression, probability theory, sampling, the central limit theorem, estimation, hypothesis testing, paired observations, and the chi-square test. Particular emphasis is given to the models that underlie statistical inference. This course is no longer crosslisted as MATH 102.