Math 14 – Elementary Statistics

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 HOLY CROSS OF DAVAO COLLEGE
Sta. Ana Avenue, Davao City
Bachelor of Arts (AB)
Area: Mathematics
COURSE OUTLINE
Elementary Statistics
I. Course Number: MATH 14
II. Course Title: Elementary Statistics
III. Course Description:
Credit: 3 units
This is the first course in basic statistical concepts. Topics include
frequency distributions of empirical data, calculations of descriptive statistics and
review of commonly occurring distributions (Binomial, Normal, etc) needed for
understanding basic ideas of statistical inference. It introduces central limit theories,
estimation and hypothesis. The course gives emphasis on the application through
problem solving. The use of graphing calculators and computer algebra systems is
highly encouraged.
IV. Course Objectives:
At end of the course, the student should be able to:
Cognitive (Knowledge):
Affective (Attitude): Psychomotor (Skills):
1. discuss and use the different statistical concepts
in analyzing quantitative data.
1. demonstrate a positive attitude towards
mathematical processes and practice intellectual
honesty in dealing with statistical reports.
1. organize numerical data and draw out
conclusions.
V. Course Outline
A. Meaning of Statistics
B. Descriptive & Inferential Statistics
C. Levels of Measurement
D. Data Collection
1. Methods
2. Sampling Techniques
E. Presentation& Summarizing Data
1. Frequency Distribution
2. Graphical Representation
No. of Hours
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
F. Summarizing Data
2
G. Statistical Description
1. Measures of Location
2. Measures of Variation
3. Measures of Skewness
2
2
2
4. Measures of Kurtosis
- Meaning
- Characteristics & Uses
- Computation
- Interpretation
2
2
2
2
H. Probability and Normal Distribution and their Applications
6
I. Central Limit Theorem
6
J. Hypothesis Testing
4
K. Chi-Square
4
L. Correlation
4
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Total
VI.
54
References
A. Books
Bluman, Allan G. (2012) Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach. 8th
ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Almeda, Josefina V. (2010) Elementary Statistics. Quezon City: The
University of the Philippines Press.
Pagano, R.R. (2010). Understanding Statistics In The Behavioral Sciences,
9th edition. Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, Wadsworth Belmont, CA,
De Veaux R.D. & Velleman P.F. (2009). Intro Stats 3rd edition. Pearson
Education Inc. Boston, Massachusetts. USA
Brase & Brase (2009). Understandable Statistics 9th edition. Brooks/Cole
Cengage Learning
Abao, Z.et al. (2009). Statistics. Books Atbp. Publishing Corp., Mandaluyong
City
Spiegel, M. R & Stephens L. J. (2008). Theory and Problems of Statistics, 4th
edition. McGraw Hill Companies Inc.
Freund, J.E. & Perles, B.M. (2007). Modern Elementary Statistics, 12th ed.
Pearson Education South Asia Pte Ltd. 23 – 25 First Lok Yang Road,
Jurong Singapore.
Black, K.et al. (2007). Business Statistics. John Wiley and Sons Australia,
Ltd.
.
B. Web Resources
http://www.e-booksdirectory.com/mathematics.php
www.statpages.org/javasta3.html
http://www.freebookcentre.net/SpecialCat/Free-Statistics-BooksDownload.html
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