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◆ MAT 1260 - Introduction to Statistics (GT-MA1)

3.0 Credits

Prerequisites: Next Generation Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics (QAS) scores 240-300; or equivalent ACT/SAT scores; or passed MAT 0250  or MAT 0300  with a C- or better; and Next Generation Accuplacer Writing scores 246-300; or equivalent ACT score 18 or SAT score 470; or passed any CCR course, ENG 0092 , or 1000-level ENG course with a grade of C- or higher. The college may also use previous academic history, including high school information, for placement. Students who do not meet placement criteria for MAT 1260 are strongly encouraged to enroll in MAT 0250  prior to MAT 1260, or MAT 1130  (Co-requisite for Intro to Statistics) concurrently with MAT 1260, and to consult with math faculty or a CMC advisor for assistance in choosing the option that best fits their needs.

Introduces descriptive and inferential statistics, with an emphasis on critical thinking and statistical literacy. Topics include methods of data collection, presentation and summarization, introduction to probability concepts and distributions, and statistical inference of one and two populations. This course uses real world data to illustrate applications of a practical nature. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category.
Prev. Course Codes: MAT-164, MAT-135
LEC 45 Contact hours

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