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2022 Summer Session Catalogue 
2022 Summer Session Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MA 220* - Probability and Statistics for Engineers & Scientists

Instructor: Dr. Denis Aliyev
Location: Mallory Hall 412
Date/Time: Monday-Friday 7:30-9:30 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. The delivery platform in this course to support cadets placed in isolation/quarantine during VMI Summer Session will be Canvas and Zoom. Note: Textbook: Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, 9th edition, by Walpole, Myers, Myers, and Ye. Published by Pearson/Prentice Hall Prerequisite(s): MA 124