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**Math 163 Course Description: Basic Statistics**

**Math 163- Basic Statistics (3 credits)**-
UA ALEKS PPL score of 60-100% or UA ALEKS Prep for Calculus score of
65-100%, Prep for College Algebra score of 88-100%, UA Math 109C, Math
112, or higher level course required for placement into this course.
Recommended as a second semester course.

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**Description:**
Organizing data: displaying distributions, measures of center, measures
of spread, scatterplots, correlation, regression, and their
interpretation. Design of experiments: simple random samples and their
sampling distribution, models from probability, normal distributions,
and normal approximations. Statistical inference: confidence intervals
and hypothesis testing, t procedures and chi-square tests. Not intended
for those who plan further studies in statistics. Except as per
University policy on repeating a course, credit will not be given for
this course if the student has credit in a higher level math course.
Such students may be dropped from the course. Examinations are
proctored.

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**Comments:**
This course cannot be used as a prerequisite for any math courses.
This course can satisfy the foundation math requirement for majors that
allow Math 105, 107, or 112. Students in nursing, nutritional sciences
should take this instead of Math 263.

**Course website: **http://math.arizona.edu/~stats/math163/

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