Fall 2013 Math 1070-004

Math 1070-004 Intro to Statistical Inference

Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00 - 3:20 p.m.

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Location: AEB 350
Office Hours: 10-11 am Wednesdays in the tutoring center, at by appointment
Other 1070 instructors' hours in tutoring center: Tuesdays 3-4, Wednedays 11-12, Thursdays 5-6
Final Exam: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., in the lecture room
Text: The Basic Practice of Statistics, by David S. Moore, 5th edition.
The 6th edition is very similar, and you will be equally well off with a copy of that. Homework problem numbers correspond to the 6th edition. Scans of the problems are available below.

Syllabus

Z-distribution calculator
T-distribution calculator
Chi square distribution calculator

Final Project

due 12/12/13 in class

(10/3) Exam 1: Chapters 1-5
(10/1) Exam 1 review 3:30 PM, Practice problems, and their solutions
(11/7) Exam 2: Chapters 8-11,14,15
(11/5) Exam 2 review 3:30 PM, Practice problems, and their solutions
Chapter 15 practice quiz, and its solutions
(12/3-6) Exam 3: Chapters 17-19 (5th ed.) = 18-20 (6th ed.), due by 3pm on Friday 12/6
Final Exam material outline and practice problems (just do 53a from section III) and their solutions
Also, look over the midterms, quizzes, and homework (including recommended problems)

Homework

Homework: Chapters 1-5
Homework: Chapters 8-11
Homework: Chapter 14
Homework: Chapter 15
Homework: Chapter 18 (6th ed.)
Homework: Chapter 19 (6th ed.)
Homework: Chapter 20 (6th ed.) (no problems assigned)
Homework: Chapter 23 (6th ed.) (no problems assigned)
Homework: Chapter 25 (6th ed.) (no problems assigned)

(9/3) Assignment 1: Chapter 1 problems 22, 27, 30, 33, 38, 46
(9/10) Assignment 2: Chapter 2 problems 19, 22, 25, 28, 30, 31, 44, 52
(9/17) Assignment 3: Chapter 3 problems 16, 25, 32, 35, 43, 45, 47
(9/24) Assignment 4: Chapter 4 problems 14, 16, 18, 26, 34
(10/1) Assignment 5: Chapter 5 problems 19, 20, 21, 32, 33, 37, 39
(10/8) Assignment 6: Chapter 8 problems 16-24 (even), 27, 38
(10/22) Assignment 7:
  • Chapter 9 problems 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 34, 36
  • Chapter 10 problems 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 31, 38, 41-44
  • Chapter 11 problems 14, 16, 18, 20, 26, 28, 36
    (10/29) Assignment 8: Chapter 14 problems 11, 12 ,17 ,18, 24, 26, 28
    (11/5) Assignment 9: Chapter 15 problems 20, 22, 24, 32, 39
    (11/19) Assignment 10: Chapter 18 (6th. ed) problems 29, 30, 33
    (11/26) Assignment 11: Chapter 19 (6th. ed) problems 25, 26, 32, 35
    Chapter 23(6th ed.) recommended problems 36(a,b), 38, 42, 44 (not collected for credit), and their solutions
    Chapter 25(6th ed.) recommended problems 23, 30, 31, 32 (not collected for credit), and their solutions

    Quizzes

    (8/29) Quiz 1: Chapter 1
    (9/5) Quiz 2: Chapter 2
    (9/12) Quiz 3: Chapter 3
    (9/19) Quiz 4: Chapter 4
    (9/26) Quiz 5: Chapter 5
    (10/3) Quiz 6: Chapters 8-10
    (10/24) Quiz 7: Chapter 11
    (10/31) Quiz 8: Chapter 14
    (11/14) Quiz 9: Chapter 17 (5th ed.) = 18 (6th ed.)
    (11/21) Quiz 10: Chapters 17,18 (5th ed.) = 18,19 (6th ed.)
    (11/26) Bonus quiz due Tuesday 12/3

    Lecture Slides

    (8/27) Chapter 1 Lecture Slides
    (9/3) Chapter 2 Lecture Slides
    (9/10) Chapter 3 Lecture Slides
    (9/17) Chapter 4 Lecture Slides
    (9/24) Chapter 5 Lecture Slides
    (10/1) Chapter 8 Lecture Slides
    (10/1) Chapter 9 Lecture Slides
    (10/8) Chapter 10 Lecture Slides
    (10/8) Chapter 11 Lecture Slides
    (10/22) Chapter 14-15 Lecture Slides
    (11/12) Chapter 17 (5th ed.) = 18 (6th ed.) Lecture Slides
    (11/19) Chapter 18 (5th ed.) = 19 (6th ed.) Lecture Slides
    (11/26) Chapter 19 (5th ed.) = 20 (6th ed.) Lecture Slides
    (12/3) Chapter 22 (5th ed.) = 23 (6th ed.) Lecture Slides
    (12/10) Chapter 24 (5th ed.) = 25 (6th ed.) Lecture Slides

    Miscellany

    Tables and formulas
    Additional chapter 1 slides
    An example of standard deviation from class






















































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