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Mathematics (MATH) 216

Computer-Oriented Approach to Statistics (Revision 4)



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None. Fundamental mathematical skills are required, particularly the ability to do basic algebra. Reviews of basic mathematics are available at Athabasca University Library. MATH 100 (a non-credit course) is suitable preparation for taking MATH 216, for those students concerned about their mathematical background. Familiarity with the Windows® operating system is essential.

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If you are a:


MGSC 301, MATH 215 (MATH 216 may not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained for MGSC 301 or MATH 215.)


MATH 216 is not available for challenge.


Mathematics Diagnostic Assessment. This online test contains 70 questions that will help you assess your mathematical skills. Based on your score we will recommend which Athabasca University mathematics course you are likely ready to take successfully.

The web-based statistical software used in Math 216 is compatible with the following operating systems: Windows: 10, 8.1. 8, and 7; Mac OS: 10.12 – Sierra, 10.11 - El Capitan, 10.10 – Yosemite

Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized study counterparts.

Opened in Revision 4, June 10, 2020

Updated August 14, 2023

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