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December 22nd, 2014, 05:01 PM   #1
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Help! Rusty in math and starting Statistics

Hi. I'm trying to finish my transfer degree to a state college and in order to do that I need to either take Elementary Statistics and Probability or Finite Math. I chose Stats.
It's been some time since I've taken a math class, and my last class was Intermediate Algebra. I've heard that both classes I can choose from are extremely difficult but according to the prerequisites, only Intermediate Algebra is required before starting either. Now it's been years since I took Intermediate Algebra. Is there any hope I will succeed in the Statistics class? Is there any kind of prepping I can do in the mean time (two weeks) just to prepare myself? Would Finite Math have been the better choice?

Any responses are greatly appreciated, thanks.

edit: I just saw there is an Academic Guidance forum. Maybe this can get moved there?

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December 22nd, 2014, 07:24 PM   #2
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You may want to review Intermediate Algebra, using current course materials.
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December 23rd, 2014, 08:12 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. I'm looking up some books right now to get in order to study. Is Intermediate Algebra the equivalent to A
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January 27th, 2015, 12:32 AM   #4
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What kind of statistics course is it? What topics are you covering?

Answering those will help us better answer your question.
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