STA 2101

Course Code: STA 2101
Course Name:
Probability and Statistics
Credit Hours:
Detailed Syllabus:

Introduction to Statistics: what is statistics, statistical data, statistical methods, scope and limitation of statistics, Populations and Samples, collection and presentation of data, Grouped Data and Histograms, Some Graphical Methods: bar charts, time plots, Pie charts, scatter plots, box and Whisker plots, Measure of Central Tendency: mean, median and mode. Measure of Variations, Measure of Skewness, Moments and Kurtosis, difference between Variation and Skewness. Correlation and Regression Analysis: significance of the study of correlation, types of correlation, difference between correlation and regression Analysis, Sampling and Sampling Distributions, Survey Sampling Methods. Probability: Probability: meaning of probability, classical definition of probability, statistical probability, some theorems in probability, distribution function. Probability distributions: Binomial, normal and exponential distributions.