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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

Summer 2022

Open

On-Line
Jul 11, 2022 - Aug 19, 2022
02
41089
3
Prerequisite: MATH 132 with a grade of 'C' or better.
R2
Base Cost: $1,740 ($580/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Start date: Jul 11, 2022
End date: Aug 19, 2022
Last day to add: Jul 15, 2022
Last day to drop: Jul 15, 2022
Last day to withdraw: Aug 03, 2022
Course Notes

The Mathematics and Statistics department, in accordance with the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, continues to promote the integrity and security of its courses. To further secure its courses, the department will require one proctored midterm and a proctored final exam in this course. Students who enroll in this online course will have to take the midterm and the final exam within the scheduled exam time frame.  Off-campus proctoring will require either a webcam or travel to an accredited testing center.  All proctoring arrangements must be in place and approved by the instructor and math department no later than the last day of add/drop for the course.

To receive a passing grade in the course, the average of all midterm and final exam scores must be at least a 50%.