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Number:MS301
Name:Statistical Inference and Decision Making
Description:This is a survey course in applied statistical analysis using both spreadsheets and a professional level statistical software package (such as Minitab or SPSS). Topics include analytical and graphical methods of collecting, summarizing and describing data; basic probability laws, rules and types; statistical inference, interval estimation, techniques for comparing two or more populations and models for prediction. This course emphasizes applications and interpretation of statistical results.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):
MS120 or equivalent

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will minimally be able to: 1. Summarize and Graph Data using an appropriate graph. 2.Describe, Explore and Compare Data using Measures of Center and Measures of Variation. 3. Compute Probabilities using Addition and Multiplication Rules as well as Complements and Conditional Probability.4. Apply Counting Principles. 5.Compute and Interpret Probability for Discrete and Continuous Probability Distributions. 6. Utilize Confidence Intervals. 7. Calculate appropriate Sample Sizes for tests of Proportions and Means.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 ELEMENTARY STAT.USING EXCEL(LL)W/ACCESS 9780321869487 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Thibodeau $169 $0 $0
S 2017 ELEMENTARY STAT.USING EXCEL(LL)W/ACCESS 9780321869487 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Thibodeau $169 $0 $0
S 2017 ELEMENTARY STAT.USING EXCEL(LL)W/ACCESS 9780321869487 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Morales $169 $0 $0
S 2017 (none) Thibodeau $0 $0 $0
S 2017 ELEMENTARY STAT.USING EXCEL(LL)W/ACCESS 9780321869487 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Morales $169 $0 $0
F 2016 (none) Thibodeau $0 $0 $0
F 2016 (none) Thibodeau $0 $0 $0
F 2016 (none) Morales $0 $0 $0
F 2016 ELEMENTARY STAT.USING EXCEL(LL)W/ACCESS 9780321869487 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Morales $167 $0 $0 $0
S 2016 (none) Irland $0 $0 $0
S 2016 (none) Brown $0 $0 $0
S 2016 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321851666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Morales $0 $167 $0
S 2016 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321851666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Morales $0 $167 $0
S 2016 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321851666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Thibodeau $0 $167 $0
U 2016 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321-85-1666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Morales $0 $100 $0
U 2016 (none) Morales $0 $0 $0
F 2015 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321851666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Morales $0 $160 $0
F 2015 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321851666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Morales $0 $160 $0
F 2015 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321851666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Thibodeau $0 $160 $0
F 2015 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321851666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Thibodeau $0 $160 $0
S 2015 (none) Brown $0 $0 $0
S 2015 (none) Collard $0 $0 $0
S 2015 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321851666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Morales $0 $150 $0
S 2015 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321851666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Thibodeau $0 $150 $0
S 2015 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS USING EXCEL-W/CD 9780321851666 TRIOLA 5TH 14 PEARSON Thibodeau $0 $150 $0
F 2014 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS-W/CD 9780321836960 TRIOLA 12TH 14 Thibodeau $187 $0 $0
F 2014 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS-W/CD 9780321836960 TRIOLA 12TH 14 Thibodeau $187 $0 $0
S 2014 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS-W/CD 9780321836960 TRIOLA 12TH 14 Morales $0 $0 $0
S 2014 ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS-W/CD+ACCESS 9780321761712 TRIOLA 4TH 11 McMillan $0 $0 $0
S 2014 ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS-W/CD+ACCESS 9780321761712 TRIOLA 4TH 11 McMillan $0 $0 $0
S 2014 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS-W/CD 9780321836960 TRIOLA 12TH 14 Morales $0 $0 $0
V 2014 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS-W/CD 9780321836960 TRIOLA 12TH 14 Morales $0 $0 $0
F 2013 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS-W/CD 9780321836960 TRIOLA 12TH 14 Morales $0 $0 $0
F 2013 ESSENTIALS OF STAT.(LOOSE)-W/ACCESS 9780321705860 TRIOLA 4TH 11 McMillan $0 $0 $0
F 2013 ESSENTIALS OF STAT.(LOOSE)-W/ACCESS 9780321705860 TRIOLA 4TH 11 McMillan $0 $0 $0
S 2013 Elementary Statistics - With CD 978-0-321-50024-3 Triola, Mario F. 11TH 10 Addison-Wesley Longman, I Morales $169 $127 $0
S 2013 Elementary Statistics - With CD 978-0-321-50024-3 Triola, Mario F. 11TH 10 Addison-Wesley Longman, I McMillan $169 $127 $0
F 2012 Elementary Statistics - With CD 978-0-321-50024-3 Triola, Mario F. 11TH 10 Addison-Wesley Longman, I McMillan $160 $120 $0
F 2012 Elementary Stat., Tech. Update - With Access 978-0-321-75995-5 Triola, Mario F. 11TH 12 Addison-Wesley Longman, I Morales $185 $139 $0
F 2012 Elementary Stat., Tech. Update - With Access 978-0-321-75995-5 Triola, Mario F. 11TH 12 Addison-Wesley Longman, I Morales $185 $139 $0
S 2012 BRACE UNDER STATS WITH ST 0-547-16627-3 BRACE 09 CEN200 Fitzgerald $0 $0
S 2012 UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS 0-618-94992-5 BRASE 9 HM Fitzgerald $0 $0
F 2011 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-50024-5 TRIOLA 11 ADD Morales $155 $116
F 2011 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-50024-5 TRIOLA 11 ADD Morales $155 $116
F 2011 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-50024-5 TRIOLA 11 ADD McMillan $155 $116
F 2010 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-50024-5 TRIOLA 11 ADD Kelley $144 $108
F 2010 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-50024-5 TRIOLA 11 ADD Kelley $144 $108
F 2010 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-50024-5 TRIOLA 11 ADD Kelley $144 $108
S 2010 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS W/M 0-321-46092-8 TRIOLA 10 ADD McMillan $139 $105
U 2010 UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS 0-618-94992-5 BRASE 9 HM Fitzgerald $177 $133
U 2010 BRACE UNDER STATS WITH ST 0-547-16627-3 BRACE 09 CEN200 Fitzgerald $170 $128
F 2009 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-50024-5 TRIOLA 11 ADD Kelley $144 $108
F 2009 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS W/M 0-321-46092-8 TRIOLA 10 PEARSON EDUCATION McMillan $139 $105
F 2009 NO TEXTBOOK REQUIRED 2-10-011111-6 NO TEXT NO TEXTB Kelley $0 $0
F 2009 NO TEXTBOOK REQUIRED 2-10-011111-6 NO TEXT NO TEXTB Kelley $0 $0
S 2009 STATS: MODELING THE WORLD 0-321-37559-9 BOCK 2 PEARSON EDUCATION Salisbury $135 $102
S 2009 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ 0-321-33183-4 TRIOLA 10 PEARSON EDUCATION McMillan $136 $102
F 2008 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT NACSCORP Turner $0 $0
F 2008 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS W/M 0-321-46092-8 TRIOLA 10 PEARSON EDUCATION McMillan $135 $102
S 2008 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS W/M TRIOLA 1 PEARSON McMillan $131 $99
S 2008 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT Turner $0 $0
S 2008 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT Turner $0 $0
F 2007 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/ TRIOLA 1 ADD McMillan $127 $95
F 2007 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT Turner $0 $0
F 2007 NO TEXT REQUIRED TEXT Turner $0 $0
S 2007 UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS 0-618-49658-0 BRASE 8 HOUGHTON MIFFLIN Slocum $136 $102
S 2007 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (W/CD) 0-321-33183-4 TRIOLA 10 PEARSON EDUCATION McMillan $123 $92
U 2007 Stats: Modeling the World 0-321-37559-9 Bock 2 Pearson Collard $0 $0
S 2006 INTRO.TO DESIGN+ANAL.:STUD.HDBK. KEPPEL 2ND 92 Dickson $90 $68
S 2006 (none) NO TEXT LISTED Turner $0 $0
S 2006 (none) NO TEXT LISTED Turner $0 $0
F 2005 (none) NO TEXT LISTED Turner $0 $0
F 2005 (none) NO TEXT LISTED Turner $0 $0
F 2005 (none) NO TEXT LISTED Szillery $0 $0
F 2003 Intro to Excel 0130081752 Turner $0 $0
F 2003 Statistical Inference & Decision Making Turner Turner $0 $0
F 2003 Statistical Inference & Decision Making Turner Turner $0 $0
F 2003 Minitab 0201397153 Turner $0 $0
F 2003 Statistical Inference & Decision Making Turner Turner $0 $0
F 2003 Understandable Statistics Brace 7 Poulin $0 $0
F 2003 Minitab 0201397153 Turner $0 $0
F 2003 Minitab 0201397153 Turner $0 $0
F 2003 Intro to Excel 0130081752 Turner $0 $0
F 2003 Intro to Excel 0130081752 Turner $0 $0
S 2003 Introduction to Excel 2002 0-13-008175-2 David Kuncicky 3 Prendice Hall Turner $0 $0
S 2003 Introduction to Excel 2002 0-13-008175-2 David Kuncicky 3 Prendice Hall Turner $0 $0
S 2003 STUD.ED.OF MINITAB F/WIN.95 WIN.NT-CD 0201397153 MCKENZIE PEARSON Turner $0 $0
S 2003 STUD.ED.OF MINITAB F/WIN.95 WIN.NT-CD 0201397153 MCKENZIE PEARSON Turner $0 $0
F 2002 STUD.ED.OF MINITAB F/WIN.95 WIN.NT-CD 0201397153 MCKENZIE PEARSON Turner $79 $59
F 2002 STUD.ED.OF MINITAB F/WIN.95 WIN.NT-CD 0201397153 MCKENZIE PEARSON Turner $79 $59
F 2002 STUD.ED.OF MINITAB F/WIN.95 WIN.NT-CD 0201397153 MCKENZIE PEARSON Turner $79 $59
S 2002 Understandable Statistics 0-395-90768-3 Brase 6th HM Twitchell $0 $0
S 2002 Understandable Statistics 0-395-90768-3 Brase 6th HM Twitchell $0 $0
F 2001 Intro.Statistics-Text 0-201-88330-9 Weiss 5th Pearson Twitchell $93 $70
F 2001 Intro.Statistics-Text 0-201-88330-9 Weiss 5th Pearson Twitchell $93 $70
F 2001 Understandable Statistics 0-395-90768-3 Brase 6th HM Poulin $98 $73
F 2001 Intro.Statistics-Text 0-201-88330-9 Weiss 5th Pearson Mitchell $93 $70
S 2001 Finite Math for Bus, Econ, Life Sci & Soc 0-13-913179-5 Barnett 8 PH Twitchell $103 $0
F 2000 Elementary Statistics 0-201-61477-4 Triola 8 AW Thombs $86 $0
F 2000 Elementary Statistics 0-201-61477-4 Triola 8 AW Twitchell $86 $0
F 2000 Elementary Statistics 0-201-61477-4 Triola 8 AW Twitchell $86 $0
F 2000 Understanable Statistics 0-669-35513-5 Brase 5 Houghton Mifflin Poulin $84 $63
S 2000 Understandable Statistics 0-669-35513-5 Brase 5 Heath Twitchell $84 $0
F 1999 Understandable Statistics 0-669-35513-5 Brase 5 Heath Twitchell $84 $0
F 1999 Understandable Statistics 0-669-35513-5 Brase 5 Heath Twitchell $84 $0
F 1999 Understandable Statistics 0-669-35513-5 Brase 5 Heath Thombs $84 $0
F 1999 Understandable Statistics 0-395-90768-3 Brase 6 HM Mitchell $84 $0
F 1999 Understandable Statistics Study & Sol Gde 0-395-90774-8 Brase 6 HM Mitchell $26 $0