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    Virginia Military Institute
   
 
  Feb 22, 2018
 
 
    
2016 Summer Session Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MA 220* - Probability and Statistics for Engineers & Scientists


Instructor: COL Lee S. Dewald, Sr.
Location: Mallory Hall 412
Date/Time: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Credit Hours: 3

This is a calculus-based treatment of probability and statistics designed for scientists and engineers who cannot take the MA 326/MA 405 sequence. Topics would include: classification of data by graphical and numerical methods; intro to probability to include definitions and theorems; discrete random variables including binomial and Poisson distributions, expectation and variance calculations; continuous random variables to include uniform, exponential, normal, Weibull, Gamma, and Chi-squared distributions; hypothesis testing and least-squares linear regression. Prerequisite(s): MA 124