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2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    
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STAT 7000 - Introduction to Mathematics for Statistics

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 0 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Admission to the MSAS program or permission of the program director.
This course provides the necessary background in calculus, linear algebra and statistics software for the students enrolled in the Master of Science program who need to refresh their knowledge. Topics in calculus include: continuous functions, derivatives, applications to finding minima and maxima of functions, integrals; elements of multivariate calculus: partial derivatives, solving optimization problems, multiple integrals. Topics in linear algebra include: matrices and operations with matrices, the inverse of a matrix, vectors in Rn, linearly independent vectors in Rn, linear transformations on Rn, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Statistics software topics: editing data, plotting data, performing descriptive statistics of data.



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