(3 credits) 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial, 1 hour lab
This course involves probability theory, discrete and continuous random variables and probability distributions. A systematic treatment of inferential statistics is undertaken. The topics include estimation and hypotheses testing, analysis of variance, linear regression and correlation. Applications of these statistical methods to problems in geological science are studied. Statistical computer software is used in this course.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 1200 with a grade of C- or higher.