Math 243 Course Page

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

C. Beaver, Summer 2013, Class Meets MTWR 9-11:15 am MNB 103

Course Materials

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

 Available at the publisher’s website: Worldwide Center of Mathematics http://www.centerofmath.org/textbooks/stats/index.html

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

Course Resources

Syllabus

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# Course Schedule of Assignments & Due Dates

All assignments are due at the beginning of class. No late work accepted.

 Assignment Due Date Chapter 1 : Problem Set (p. 12) #3,4,5,6 (do not answer the part about level of measurement), 8, 9 Tue. 6/25 Chapter 1 Problem Set (p 12): 10 a,b, 11, 12 Wed. 6/26 2.1 Worsheet 2.2 Worksheet Chapter 2 Problem Set (p. 29): 2, 4, 8-16 Notes in order to get full credit: for # 2 do it by hand and show work for #4 it is ok to use a calculator/software for 11, 12, 16 you must justify your answer for whether or not the value is unusual using a z-score for 13 & 14 you must explain your answers using z-scores Thurs. 6/27 Chapter 2 Problem Set (p. 29) #17 Mon. 7/1 Graphing Worksheet Chapter 2 Summary Worksheet (p. 42) #2 (Note a "times series" plot is just a scatter plot where the x-axis is time) Tues. 7/2 Chapter 2 Problem Set (p. 43) #2b,c,e, 7-11 Chapter 4 Problem Set (p. 62) 1-9 Chapter 4 Problem Set p. 63: 10-12, 14, 16, 18-23 Wed. 7/3 No Class on Thursday July 4th Chapter 5 Problem Set 1-6 Mon. 7/8 Exam Monday July 8th; Review Sheet here. for review - not due Chapter 5 Problem Set p. 76 #7-11,14 Wed. 7/10 Chapter 5 Problem Set #15,16 Thurs. 7/11 Chapter 6 Problem Set #1-4 No Quiz tomorrow! Chapter 6 Problem Set p. 96 #5-12 Mon. 7/15 Chapter 7 Problem Set p. 117, #1, 2 , 9-12 Tues. 7/16 Chapter 8 Problem Set p. 144: #11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 25, 26 Wed. 7/17 Power point from today's lecture here Study for Final Exam (review sheet not due) Midterm Review Sheet Final Exam Thursday 7/18 Office Hours 8-9 am