MATH109  Statistical Literacy
This course is a study of selected topics from basic probability and statistics, including equally likely outcomes, conditional probability, mutually exclusive events, independent events, multiplication rule, mean, median, mode, standard deviation, normal curve, margin of error, and expected value. It is intended as a math elective for students without a background in algebra and is not a substitute for a standard statistics course. Students are required to have a calculator capable of computing mean and standard deviation, TI34II recommended. Cooperative work is encouraged. Math 109 fulfills the SUNY General Education Mathematics requirement. Prerequisites: C or better grade in MATH 090 if required by placement testing; RDNG 099 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099 or prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ESL 120, 121, and 122 (or prior completion of ESL 103) if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.
