Prerequisite: Grade of B or better in Pre-Calculus and an academic GPA of 3.0 or better. Signed AP contract must be submitted by May 1st.
An Advanced Placement course in elementary statistics to be offered to 11th and 12th grade students who have successfully completed Pre-Calculus. After taking this course the student should be able to utilize basic statistical processes to analyze a body of data and draw inferences from it. Some of the topics discussed include mean, mode, median, range, standard deviation, least-squares regression, z-scores, the normal distribution, the chi-square distribution, the t distribution, and additional variance tests. The student should also be able to design a study and carry out the necessary processes to draw inferences from the study. An additional dimension of the course is to provide the student with a basic knowledge of probability.