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Gambling, Sport and Medicine - STAT175

This is a general education unit and recommended for students in all fields of study. There is no assumed knowledge. It is particularly useful for those seeking a better understanding of statistics, using attractive and relevant ideas from areas of popular interest. The unit includes analysis of popular gambling games; the chance of success is calculated along with the testing of various strategies for winning. Statistics also plays an important role in the development of sporting strategies and certain national sports are examined. The use of statistics in the important field of medical science is covered. Ethical aspects of gambling, sport and medicine are discussed.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Statistics Staff



Unit Designation(s):



Unit Type: Planet unit
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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