### **MATH 2150 ****INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS**

**Level: II**

**Semesters: 2 AND EVENINGS - SEMESTER 2**

**Course Code: MATH 2150 **

**Course Title: INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS**

**Number of Credits: 4**

**PREREQUISITEs: MATH 2140 or MATH 3110 **

**Course Description:** Theory of Estimation: Ideas of point estimation; mean-squared error; interval estimation; method of maximum likelihood; Cramer-Rao Inequality.

Hypothesis Testing: Type I and Type II errors; tests concerning means, variances and proportions; Goodness of fit Tests; non-parametric tests.

Ideas of Regression Analysis including simple linear Regression in detail; Experimental Design and the Analysis of Variance (Completely Randomised Design, Block Designs, Latin Squares, Factorial Designs).

**Assessment:**

Coursework 40%

Final Examination - One 2-hour paper 60%