Jan 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Calendar 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Calendar [ARCHIVED CALENDAR]

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STAT 2800U – Statistics and Probability for Engineers


This course introduces the concepts and techniques of statistics and probability to collect, present, analyze and interpret data, and make decisions in the presence of variability. Students study a selection of topics relevant to engineering, selected from: sample spaces, probability, conditional probability, independence. Bayes’ theorem, probability distributions, algebra of expected values, descriptive statistics. Discrete and continuous random variables; probability distributions: binomial, Poisson, normal, lognormal, Weibull, etc.; mean and variance; the central limit theorem; inferences concerning means, variances, and proportions. Parameter estimation, introduction to correlation and regression. Introduction to quality control and reliability.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1020U  
Credit restriction(s): BUSI 1450U , HLSC 3800U , SSCI 2910U , STAT 2010U , STAT 2020U  



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