MATH 119 - ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
"Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write." - paraphrasing of H.G. Wells (British author) by a former president of the American Statistical Association.
"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." - Benjamin Disraeli (19c British Prime Minister).
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Syllabus (Fall 2023):
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Notes for HW 1 (tentatively Lessons 1-10; this may change!):
For fun: Polls! (last major revision: Spring 2009)
Notes for HW 2: (tentatively Lessons 11-18; this may change!):
Notes for HW 3: (tentatively Lessons 19-23; this may change!):
Notes for HW 4: (tentatively Lessons 24-31; this may change!):
Notes for HW 5: (tentatively Lessons 32-43; this may change!):
More on ANOVA (not on HW or exams but look at this sometime!): ANOVA
Formula Sheet for Quiz 1 (HW 1)
Formula Sheet for Quiz 2 (HW 2)
Formula Sheet for Quiz 3 (HW 3)
Formula Sheet for Quiz 4 (HW 4)
Formula Sheet for Final (HW 5)
12: Binomial Probabilities for Lesson 32 (Lesson 32: Hypothesis Testing; P-Values; Coins)
13: Chi-Square Test for Goodness-of-Fit (Lesson 40)
14: Chi-Square Test for Independence (Lesson 41)
15: Correlation and Regression (Lesson 43)
16: Summary of Critical Values and P-Values (GREAT SUMMARY!)
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Law of Large Numbers (LLN)
Central Limit Theorem (CLT)
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Old Exams and Solutions (Spring 2023)
• Last term, this Quiz included Lesson 32, which should be on the Final.
• Problems 9e and 12 would be more appropriate for the Final.
• Last term, Lesson 32 was covered on Quiz 4.
• Problems 9e and 12 from Quiz 4 would be more appropriate for the Final.
Current Exams and Solutions (Fall 2023)
Exams and solutions will be posted around the time they are graded.
My old 119 site with old notes, tests, and solutions. Yours may look very different!