Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

MA240
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
0.5 Credit

Data collection and description including univariate and bivariate frequency tables, histograms and summary statistics; elementary probability theory; random variables and expectations; sampling theory and the Central Limit Theorem; estimation and hypothesis testing for data from one and two normal populations.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
MA104 or (one of MA101, MA103, MA105, MA110* and either MA121 or MA122).
Exclusions
MA141, MA241, BU205/EC205, BU255/EC255, EC235, EC285. [Note: Students holding credit in statistical quantitative methods courses other than those listed above are strongly advised to consult with their home departments before registering in MA240.]
Notes
3 lecture hours, 1.5 lab hours