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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Elementary Statistics


Descriptive statistics, elements of probability theory, and basic ideas of statistical inference. Topics include frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, commonly occurring distributions (binomial, normal, etc.), estimation, and testing of hypotheses. Prerequisite: high school algebra. (Gen.Ed. R2) [Note: Because this course presupposes knowledge of basic math skills, it will satisfy the R1 requirement upon successful completion.]
Course Details


Jul 6, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021
Terry Mullen
Base Cost: $1,928 ($482/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.