Faculty of Science
|Faculty||Faculty of Science|
|Organisational Unit||School of Mathematical Sciences|
|Offered||Clayton First semester 2014 (Day)|
Malaysia First semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
|Coordinator(s)||Dr Jonathan Keith (Clayton); Associate Professor Philip Rayment (Gippsland/OCL); Dr. Chen Won Sun (Malaysia)|
Descriptive statistics, scatter plots, correlation, line of best fit. Elementary probability theory. Confidence intervals and hypothesis tests using normal, t and binomial distributions. Use of computer software. Formal treatment of statistical analyses and the role of probability in statistical inference.
On completion of this unit students will be able to:
Examination (3 hours): 60%
Assignments/laboratories and tests: 40%
Students must pass the examination to be awarded a pass grade.
Three 1-hour lectures and one 2-hour support class per week
SCI1020, VCE Mathematical methods 3 and 4, or equivalent international qualifications listed in the Unit Guide.