"This course introduces students to basic statistical concepts and techniques. Each technique is illustrated by examples, which help students to understand not only how the statistical techniques are used, but also why decision-makers need to use them. Topics covered include Frequency Distributions, Statistical Descriptions, Introduction to Probability Theory, Discrete Probability Distributions, Continuous Probability Distributions, Sampling and Sampling Distributions. Emphasis is given to problem solving with the use of statistical software. May be taken as a Math and Statistics GER."