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Statistics (STAT)

School of Mathematics and Statistics Faculty of Science

STAT 2606 [0.5 credit]

Business Statistics I

Introduction to statistical computing; probability concepts; descriptive statistics; estimation and testing of hypotheses. Emphasis on the development of an ability to interpret results of statistical analyses with applications from business.
Restricted to students in the School of Business.
Precludes additional credit for BIT 2000, BIT 2100, ECON 2200, ECON 2201, GEOG 2006, STAT 2507, STAT 3502.
Prerequisites: either: item (iii); or both of items i) and ii):
i) MATH 1009 with a grade of C- or better; and ii) an OAC in Algebra and Geometry, or MATH 0107; (iii) BUSI 1703 with a grade of C- or better, or BUSI 1704 and BUSI 1705 with an average grade of C- or better; or equivalents.
Lectures three hours a week and one hour laboratory.

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