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Course Information

All Grade 12 courses

Mathematics of Data Management - MDM4U

ILC Course Code: MDM4U-C

Grade 12, University Preparation, 1.0 credit

Functions (MCR3U-C) or
Functions and Applications (MCF3M-C)

Course Description

This course will broaden your understanding of mathematics as it relates to managing data. You will apply methods for organizing and analysing large amounts of information; solve problems involving probability and statistics; and carry out a culminating investigation that integrates statistical concepts and skills. You will also refine your use of the mathematical processes necessary for success in senior mathematics. If you are planning to enter university programs in business, the social sciences, and the humanities you will find this course of particular interest.

Online Submission

Online submission of course work is required for this course using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.

Unit 1: Statistics - Part 1

Lesson 1 - Importance of data

Lesson 2 - Collecting data - Sampling

Unit 2: Statistics - Part 2

Lesson 3 - Analyzing one-variable data

Lesson 4 - Analyzing two-variable data

Lesson 5 - Use and misuse of statistics

Unit 3: Combinatorics - Part 1

Lesson 6 - Organized counting and permutations

Lesson 7 - Combinations

Lesson 8 - Combinatorics problems involving repetition and overlaps

Unit 4: Combinatorics - Part 2

Lesson 9 - Pascal's triangle and its applications

Lesson 10 - Combinations and Pascal's triangle

Unit 5: Introduction to probability

Lesson 11 - An introduction to probability

Lesson 12 - Applying probability I: Organized counting and mutually exclusive events

Lesson 13 - Applying probability II: Independent and dependent events

Lesson 14 - Probability distributions

Lesson 15 - Binomial and hypergeometric probability distributions

Unit 6: Probability distribution - Part 1

Lesson 16 - Probability distributions for continuous random variables

Lesson 17 - Continuous random variables and the normal distribution

Unit 7: Probability distribution - Part 2

Lesson 18 - Applications of the normal distribution

Lesson 19 - Designing and carrying out an investigation

Lesson 20 - Case study - Canadian demographics

This is the English version of the course.

This course is not currently available in French. Please check back often for new course releases.