MATH 1150

MATH 1150: Elementary Statistics

Meeting Times: 01 MWF 9:15-10:20 Sullivan Harrell 307

02 MWF 10:30-11:35 Sullivan Harrell 307

Instructor: Alex Rice

Email: riceaj@millsaps.edu

Office: 364 Sullivan-Harrell

Office Hours (subject to change)

Monday 11:45am-12:45pm

Wednesday 2:30-3:30pm

Thursday 10-11:30pm

Text: Statistics: Unlocking the Power of Data, Lock

Course Syllabus

Tentative Schedule

Textbook Website

Stat Key Website

TI-83 User’s Guide

TI-83 downloadable calculator for your computer (There are many options for this sort of tool online, I just figured I’d pick one and post a link)

In-Class Test Dates: W 2/7, W 3/7, W 4/11

Final Exam Dates: F 4/27 9-11am (Section 01), Sat. 4/28 2-4pm (Section 02)

 

Review Materials

Chapter 1 Terminology

Chapter 2 Notation and Terminology

Test 1

Test 1 Solutions

Chapter 3 Notation and Terminology

Chapter 4 Notation and Terminology (Complete through 4.3)

Quizzes/Activities

Quiz 1 (Sections 1.1-1.3, 2.1-2.2)

Quiz 1 Solutions

Quiz 2 (Completed as a group, Sections 2.3-2.4)

Quiz 2 Solutions

Quiz 3 (Sections 3.1-3.4): Wednesday, February 21

Quiz 4 (Sections 4.1-4.3): Wednesday, February 28

Homework Assignments

Note that I have indicated alternative problem sets depending on whether you have access to the first or second edition of the textbook. The problems aren’t all the same, but the types of problems are the same, and you can do one or the other.

Homework 1 (Due Monday, January 29):

Section 1.1: 1e Problems 1-9 odd, 14, 15, 20, 2e Problems 1-9 odd, 13, 14, 16

Section 1.2: 1e Problems 27-51 odd, 2e Problems 29-49 odd

Section 1.3: 1e Problems 65-85 odd, 2e Problems 67-85 odd

Section 2.1: 1e Problems 1-19 odd, 2e Problems 1-19 odd

Section 2.2: 1e Problems 33-53 odd, 2e Problems 43-63 odd

Homework 2 (Due Monday, February 5)

Section 2.3:1e Problems  67-93 odd, 2e Problems 79-105 odd

Section 2.4: 1e Problems 121-133 odd, 2e Problems 131-147 odd

Section 2.5: 1e Problems 149-173 odd, 2e Problems 161-187 odd

Section 2.6 (recommended exercises, will not be collected): 1e Problems 187-203 odd,   2e Problems 201-221 odd

Homework 3 (Due Wednesday, February 21)

Section 3.1: 1e/2e Problems 1-23 odd (for 13 and 15, roughly estimate using 95% rule, and read directions at top of Skill Builder 4 for 17 and 19)

Section 3.2: 1e Problems 43-53 odd, 2e Problems 49-59 odd

Section 3.3: 1e Problems 65-75 odd, 2e Problems 75-85 odd

Section 3.4: 1e Problems 89-103 odd, 2e Problems 105-119 odd

Homework 4 (Due Wednesday, February 28)

Section 4.1: 1e/2e Problems 1-19 odd

Section 4.2: 1e 41-57 odd, 2e 51-57 odd 65-69 odd

Section 4.3: 1e 67-85 odd, 2e 81-105 odd