Math 243 Course Page

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

C. Beaver, Fall 2012, Class Meets TR 5-6:50 pm MNB 103

Course Materials

Text: Introduction to Statistics – Think & DO v. 4 by Scott Stevens

 Available at the publisher’s website: Worldwide Center of Mathematics

Calculator: A TI-84 calculator is highly recommended for this course. Please see me if you are purchasing a new calculator.

Course Resources

Syllabus

# Course Schedule of Assignments & Due Dates

Topics and Assignment

Due Date

Week
Date
In Class we covered/plan to cover...
Homework Assignment

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Tuesday 9/25

§1.1, 1.2

HWK 2: Ch. 1 Problem Set (PS) page 12: 1,3,4,5,6 (don't do the part of the question about "level of measurement"),8,9

Thurs 9/27

Thursday 9/27

Due: HWK 1 & 2

§1.3

Quiz 1

HWK 3: Election assignment

HWK 4: Worksheet

Tues 10/2

Postponed until Thurs 10/4

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Tuesday 10/2

§2.1,2.2

HWK 5: Complete Worksheet 2.2

Thurs 10/4

Thursday 10/4

Due: HWK 3,4 & 5

§2.3-2.5

Quiz 2

In class Powerpoint

HWK 6: Ch. 1 PS p. 12: #10-12;

Ch. 2 PS p. 31 #9-16

HWK 7: Ch. 2 PS p. 31 #17-20

Tues. 10/9

Thur. 10/11

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Tuesday 10/9

Due: HWK 6

Chapter 3

Quiz 3

HWK 8: Ch. 3 Worksheet

Graph Matching - complete and bring to class Thursday

Thurs. 10/11

Thursday 10/11

(10/11/12 - cool date!)

Due: HWK 7 & 8

§4.1-4.2

Quiz 4

HWK 9: Ch. 4 Problem Set (p. 62) 1-9
Tues. 10/16

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Tuesday 10/16

Due: HWK 9

§4.3-4.5

Quiz 5

Update your state election predictions

Thurs. 10/18

Thursday 10/18

Due: Updated State Data

Chapter 4

HWK 10: Ch. 4 Problem Set: 11, 12, 13, 15, 17-27   Tues. 10/23

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Tuesday 10/23

Due: HWK 10

Ch. 5/ Review

Quiz 6

Thursday 10/25

Exam 1 (Chapters 1-4)

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Tuesday 10/30

Due:

Ch. 5

HWK 11 worksheet

State update for election (worksheet)

Thurs. 11/1

Thursday 11/1

Due: HWK 11

Ch. 5

Quiz 7

HWK 12: Ch.5 Problem Set 1-11
Tues. 11/6

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Tuesday 11/6

Due: HWK 12

Ch. 5&6

Quiz 8

 HWK 13: Ch. 5 Problem Set: 12-18 (NOTE: Problem #17 part b - the "24" should be "124" ) Ch. 6 Problem Set: 1-4 NOTE: All "yes" or "no" answers must be supported by an explanation with a mathematical argument or you will not get full credit.
Thurs. 11/8

Thursday 11/8

Due: HWK 13

Ch. 6

Quiz 9

HWK 14: Ch. 6 Problem Set 5-12   Tues. 11/13

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Tuesday 11/13

Due: HWK 14

Ch. 7

Quiz 10

 HWK 15: Worksheet Ch. 7 Summary: #1 Ch. 7 Problem Set: 1-4
Thurs. 11/15

Thursday 11/15

Due: HWK 15

Ch. 7 / Review

In Class Review (with Solutions)

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Tuesday 11/20

Due:

Exam 2 (Chapters 5-7.2)

Thursday 11/22

Thanksgiving Holiday - No Class

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Tuesday 11/27

Due:

Ch. 8

HWK 16: • Chapter 8 Problem Set, p. 144 #1ab, 2ab,7a,8a, 17,20,21,25a,26a,b,c (use z-tables instead of t-tables)

Thursday 11/29

Due: HWK 16

Ch. 8 / Review

Quiz 11

Final Review

Final Exam: Tuesday December 4, 2012 5-6:50 pm