Statistics CP

Course Description:
  Probability and Statistics concentrates on statistics and probability with emphasis on data sampling and quantitative analysis.  The course is enriched through the use of real-world problems.

Course Topics:

Foundations of data analysis.

Univariate data displays.

Bivariate data and scatter plots.

Basic probability concepts and applications.

Probability distributions.

Statistical inference.

Hypothesis testing.

Project design.


Textbook:  Stats in Your World  by Bock and Mariano


Required Materials: Textbook, three-ring binder and notebook paper, pencil, and calculator (provided for students have them).


Grading Procedure:

Tests – 40% of nine weeks grade

Quizzes – 30% of nine weeks grade
Class Work and Participation - 20% of nine weeks grade
Homework - 10% of nine weeks grade

Midterm Exam - 10% of the first nine weeks grade  

Final Exam – 20% of final grade


Homework Policy: Homework will be checked and scored based on completion.


Test Correction Policy: After a test is graded, a student may improve his/her score by correcting problems that were missed.  The student will be awarded half of the points missed for each problem when it is completely correctly.  This must be done within the time period specified by the teacher, on the student’s time, and in the teacher’s classroom.