# STAT 105

## Introduction to Statistics

Statistics College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

### Course Description

Fundamental ideas and applications of statistics.

### When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

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### Other Prerequisites

MATH 97 or equivalent.

### Note

Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

### Title

The Value of Statistics

### Learning Outcome

Understand and appreciate the value of statistics as a discipline and its relevance for general education

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Observational Studies and Simple Experiments

### Learning Outcome

Evaluate the validity of research findings from observational studies and simple experiments by asking appropriate questions regarding data collection and analysis

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Observational Studies and Experiments

### Learning Outcome

Distinguish between observational studies and experiments in terms of how data is collected and what appropriate conclusions to make

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Potential Associations

### Learning Outcome

Determine potential associations between two categorical and between two quantitative variables

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Graphical Methods and Numerical Summaries

### Learning Outcome

Analyze data using appropriate graphical methods and numerical summaries

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Estimation and Hypothesis Tests

### Learning Outcome

Interpret and communicate the outcomes of estimation and hypothesis tests in the context of a problem