Camden Hills Regional High School

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This semester-long course is designed to give a good statistical background to students who have an interest in the application of mathematics on data collection and interpretation.  The course will include the following topics:  graphical representations and numeric concepts used in summarizing and analyzing data, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear correlation and regression.  Group projects in survey techniques will extend into data summarization using spreadsheets and databases.  This is a useful class for students with an interest in the fields of science, computer software, or philosophy.  Students will be expected to complete individual and group survey projects in addition to regular homework.  Access to spreadsheet software outside of school will be helpful but not necessary for some of these projects.  The use of graphing calculators is embedded in the curriculum and students are expected to have and use one; instruction in their use is provided at a level appropriate to the class’s experience.