Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017, Page: 50-54
Correlation and Prediction for Preparatory Year Math and Discrete Structure in University of Hail
Azhari Ahmad, Department of MATH, Preparatory Year, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabi
Received: Jan. 16, 2017;       Accepted: Feb. 10, 2017;       Published: Mar. 2, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.her.20170202.14      View  1473      Downloads  52
Abstract
This paper aim to investigate the correlation between preparatory Mathematics and Discrete Structure course studied in the Faculty of computer sciences after passing Prep-MATH. a linear regression equation was used as a model for early prediction of the performance of the student in Discrete Structure, Prep-MATH was considered as independent variable (predictor), while Discrete MATH was considered as the dependent variable (respondent). This study is carried out on student’s results data which consisted of 78 students, finished successfully their studies in Prep-Year on 2012, and enrolled in the Faculty of Computer Sciences. The results, which are verified by using paired t-test and Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient, indicated that Prep-Year Math courses and Discrete Structure) are significantly correlated. Prediction of the performance of the students in Discrete Structure was obtained in base of their performance in Prep-Year MATH through linear regression.
Keywords
Correlation, Prediction, Preparatory-Math, Discrete Structure
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Azhari Ahmad, Correlation and Prediction for Preparatory Year Math and Discrete Structure in University of Hail, Higher Education Research. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 50-54. doi: 10.11648/j.her.20170202.14
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