# Mathematics and Statistics B

## Module Code: ECU11022

### Module Name: Mathematics and Statistics B

• ECTS Weighting: 5
• Semester/Term Taught: Semester 2
• Contact Hours: 22 hours of lectures and 10 hours of tutorials
• Lecturers : Lecturers – Professor Alejandra Ramos

### Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to:

• Explain and apply statistical terminology;
• Build and interpret summary statistics;
• Construct confidence intervals;
• Test hypothesis;
• Formulate day-to-day problems in statistical terms;
• Explaining statistical reasoning in clear, concise, and correct English.

### Module Learning Aims

In the study of statistics we ask how can we summarize data in a consistent way, so as to draw accurate conclusions that can be used in decision-making. The module is devoted to probability theory and statistical inference. The aim of the module is to guide students so that they:

• Understand basic statistical concepts;
• Derive statistical concepts with mathematical rigour;
• Apply statistics to a range of day-to-day problems;
• Calculate/compute statistics using excel;
• Correctly interpret statistics;
• Understand the limitations of statics.

### Module Content

Statistics topics discussed during the Michaelmas term are:

• Graphical and numerical data description;
• Probability theory;
• Discrete and continuous random variables;
• Sampling;
• Confidence intervals;
• Hypothesis testing.

### Recommended Texts

Jaggia and Kelly Business Statistics: Communicating with Numbers McGraw Hill, 3rd Edition.

This textbook comes with the McGraw Hill Connect online resource which will be used throughout the module for all continuous assessments. To purchase the online resource visit: https://connect.mheducation.com/class/aramos_ecu11022

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