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IAI Mathematics

MATH 142: Business Statistics

-Completion of MATH 106 or MATH 109 with a grade of C or better

MATH 142 emphasizes problem solving of statistics applications to business. Topics include descriptive statistics (sampling techniques, organizing and presenting data as frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and variability), probability theory (sample spaces, counting techniques, and probability laws), probability distributions (e.g., Normal, Binomial, F, and Chi-Square distributions), and inferential statistics (estimation, hypothesis testing, and regression analysis). Note, a graphing calculator is required for this course (instruction will be based on a TI 83+). This course is not intended for a Mathematics major or minor. 4 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - M1 902
IAI Major Code - BUS 901

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.