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Introduction to Statistics (Extended) - XTA1610

Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To ensure that students are introduced to the most important basic statistical concepts. After completion students should have an informed understanding of different visual descriptions of data, including graphical and tabular techniques; measures of central location, dispersion and association. They should be able to use probability as a tool to create discrete and continuous probability distributions, used extensively in statistical inference; determine confidence intervals and perform hypothesis testing involving sample means and proportions; apply different forms of Chi-square testing; understand simple linear regression and correlation.