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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Statistics I

STATISTC 515

First semester of a two-semester sequence. Emphasis given to probability theory necessary for application to and understanding of statistical inference. Probability models, sample spaces, conditional probability, independence. Random variables, expectation, variance, and various discrete and continuous probability distributions. Sampling distributions, the Central Limit Theorem and normal approximations. Multivariate calculus introduced as needed.
Course Details

Open

On-Line
Jul 6, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021
02
87194
3
Prerequisite: MATH 132 with a grade of 'C' or better.
R2
Base Cost: $1,707 ($569/credit)
Term Fee: $50
Start date: Jul 06, 2021
End date: Aug 13, 2021
Last day to add: Jul 12, 2021
Last day to drop: Jul 12, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jul 28, 2021
Course Notes

The Mathematics and Statistics department will require one (or more) online proctored exams during this course. Students will need to have a computer (desktop or laptop) that has a reliable internet connection and a webcam. During proctored exams students must follow proctoring rules and requirements set by the instructor for the course.