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AP Statistics

AP Statistics is the high school equivalent of a one semester, introductory college statistics course. In this course, students develop strategies for collecting, organizing, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students design, administer, and record results from surveys and experiments. Probability and simulations aid students in constructing models for chance behavior. Sampling distributions provide the logical structure for confidence intervals and significance tests. Students use a TI-83/84 graphing calculator and online applets to investigate statistical concepts. Use of statistical software is demonstrated and examples of output from statistical software are provided. To develop effective statistical communication skills, students are required to prepare frequent written and oral analyses of real data.

 

AP PLACEMENT EXAM

In May, you will take the Advanced Placement Statistics exam.  Graphing Calculators are required to complete the exam.  The exam consists of two sections:

            Section 1:  90 minute multiple choice section over a wide variety of topics                      50%              

            Section 2:  90 minute free-response questions                                                           50%

                        Part A: Five open-ended questions, counts as 75% of section 2 score

                        Part B:  One investigative task, counts as 25% of section 2 score

This course will prepare you to do well on the exam.  It is equivalent to one semester of introductory statistics in college

 

DUAL ENROLLMENT

You may choose to enroll in the dual enrollment program offered by MCC.  The course number is MAT 206 for 3 credit hours.  To apply to MCC and register/pay for this class, please visit the MCC website: https://www.mesacc.edu/early-college-programs/dual-enrollment  You will also need to pass the Accuplacer (placement test) to enroll in this program.

 

For more information, a course outline, and a list of assignments, please see the canvas page:  https://mpsaz.instructure.com/courses/142509