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    College of William & Mary
  Sep 20, 2017
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

MATH 351 - Probability and Statistics for Scientists

Spring and Fall (3) Prerequisite(s): MATH 112  or MATH 132 .

Basic concepts in probability and statistical inference. Topics include: probability laws, counting techniques, discrete and continuous random variables, probability and cumulative distribution functions, sampling distributions, central limit theorem, point estimation,  confidence intervals and one and two-sample tests of hypotheses. Mathematics majors are encouraged to take the more theoretical courses Math 451 and Math 452. Math 351 cannot not be taken concurrently with Math 451, nor after receiving credit for Math 451.