MATH 119 - ELEMENTARY STATISTICS

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• CLASS & HOMEWORK SCHEDULE (SPRING 2013)

WHEN THERE'S A TEST:

BRING A SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR AND YOUR HOMEWORK!

I WILL PROVIDE THE NECESSARY [PARTS OF] TABLES FROM APPENDIX A, THOUGH THEY MIGHT NOT HAVE SOME OF THE HINTS IN YOUR BOOK’S TABLES.

Tu (1/29; Day 1): Hello / Lessons 1, 2, 3: Notes 1.01 to 2.04: Ch.1, Sections 2-2 and 2-3. R Tutorial #1. (R will not be used on exams, HW.) Read the syllabus.

Can do all HW through 2-3.

• HISTOGRAM APPLET (SECTION 2-3):

How Bin (Class) Widths Affect Histograms

http://www.stat.sc.edu/~west/javahtml/Histogram.html

Th (1/31; Day 2): Lessons 4, 5 (part): Notes 2.05 to 3.06: Section 2-4, Start 3-2 (Part B).

Can do all HW through Ch.2 and part of Section 3-2 (everything except #27 and My Problems). Think about comparing mean and median. (Fail the cheater!)

• MINITAB “HANDOUT”

http://www.kkuniyuk.com/Math119MINITAB.pdf

Tu (2/5; Day 3): Lessons 5, 6 (part): Notes 3.07 to 3.17: Section 3-2, Start 3-3 (through Part B).

Can do all HW through 3-2.

Th (2/7; Day 4): Finish Lesson 6: Notes 3.18 to 3.29: Finish Section 3-3. Look at "SOME CALCULATOR TIPS" under “Ongoing Class Announcements.”

Can do HW up through 3-3. Watch "Deal or No Deal" sometime! (YouTube); try to guess the banker's offers.

FRIDAY (2/8): CENSUS; BIG DEADLINE FOR ADD CODES, DROPPING WITHOUT A 'W', and REFUND DEADLINE.

Tu (2/12; Day 5): Lessons 7 and 8: Section 3-4 (this is two lessons, because this used to be two sections in the old edition). Start Lesson 9: Section 4-2, up through Notes 4.06. Notes 3.30 to 3.34 and 4.01 to 4.06. Bring the MINITAB handout.

Can do HW through Chapter 3.

• LLN “HANDOUT”

Law of Large Numbers (Produced with Mathematica and Microsoft Word with MathType.)

Th (2/14; Day 6): Finish Lessons 9, 10, 11: Sections 4-2, 4-3, and 4-4. Notes 4.07 through 4.20.

Can do HW through 4-4.

FRIDAY (2/15) THROUGH MONDAY (2/18): NO CLASSES

Tu (2/19; Day 7): Lesson 12: Section 4-5 and 4-Extra notes. Notes 4.21 to 4.24 / Games (Monty Hall) / Extra Credit

Can do all of HW #1.

• SEE GAMES / HANDOUTS

http://www.kkuniyuk.com/Math119GamesHandouts.html

Th (2/21; Day 8): Games and Puzzles (HHH vs. HTH; which is more likely to come first?) / Bring Extra Credit / HW questions. Bring your book, your answers to the evens, and the old test.

Can do all of HW #1.

• SEE GAMES / HANDOUTS

http://www.kkuniyuk.com/Math119GamesHandouts.html

Tu (2/26; Day 9): A few HW questions, QUIZ #1

Reminder: Bring HW, scientific calculator. You can leave class when you're done. On the test, I'll ask you if you can print the solutions from the website later on.

Th (2/28; Day 10): Section 4-6: Notes 4.25 to 4.33. Watch "Deal or No Deal" sometime on http://www.youtube.com ; try to guess the banker's offers. Bring your book from now on, and make sure you know how to use your scientific calculator.

Can do HW #2 up through 4-6.

Bring the book starting next time so that we can use the tables; Table A-1 is not in the pull-outs.

MONDAY (3/4): DEADLINE FOR PASS / NO PASS PETITIONS

Tu (3/5; Day 11): Section 5-2 and most of 5-3 (through Part B): Notes 5.01 to 5.10. Think about it: How can you get two questions right out of five (try to list the possibilities)?

Can do HW #2 up through 5-2.

Bring the book from now on so that we can use the tables; Table A-1 is not in the pull-outs.

Th (3/7; Day 12): Finish Section 5-3 and Section 5-4; Chapter 5 comments: Notes 5.11 to 5.21. Think about it: How can you get two questions right out of five, and why does the binomial probability formula make sense? Relate all this to the Monty Hall problem. Pascal’s Triangle and Plinko; see web links: http://www.kkuniyuk.com/Math119GamesHandouts.html.

            Can do all of HW #2.

• BINOMIAL HISTOGRAMS “HANDOUT”

Binomial Distributions (Produced with Mathematica and Microsoft Word with MathType.)

Tu (3/12; Day 13): Reviewing ideas; fair payoffs in Roulette; more game shows (Deal or No Deal and Let’s Make a Deal); see web links: http://www.kkuniyuk.com/Math119GamesHandouts.html for more. The computer tutorials will be very helpful! Bring questions and your book for next time.

Can do all of HW #2.

• MONTY HALL ANALYSIS!

http://www.kkuniyuk.com/Math119MontyHallAnalysis.pdf (for Section 5-3 on binomial probability distributions; results from several semesters through Spring 2006)

Th (3/14; Day 14): Start Section 6-2 (parts ABC): Notes 6.01 to 6.05 (top), Questions. Bring your book, your answers to the evens, and the old test. You can’t do much on HW #3 for now.

Tu (3/19; Day 15): A few HW questions, QUIZ #2 ON SECTION 4-6, CHAPTER 5

Reminder: Bring HW, scientific calculator. I will provide relevant parts of Table A-1 on some Binomial Distributions.

You can't do much on the new HW as of now, unless you read ahead.

Th (3/21; Day 16): Finish Section 6-2, Section 6-3, Start Section 6-5 (which absorbs 6-4): Notes 6.05 to 6.14. Can do HW through 6-3.

• CLT “HANDOUT”

Central Limit Theorem (Produced with Mathematica and Microsoft Word with MathType.)

SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES!

Tu (4/2; Day 17): (Section 6-4 is absorbed into 6-5), More Section 6-5: Notes 6.15 to 6.20. Can do HW through 6-5. I may have some time for questions next time.

• CLT “HANDOUT”

Central Limit Theorem (Produced with Mathematica and Microsoft Word with MathType.)

• CLT APPLET (SECTIONS 6-4/6-5)

http://www.stat.sc.edu/~west/javahtml/CLT.html

Fancier: http://onlinestatbook.com/stat_sim/sampling_dist/index.html

Th (4/4; Day 18): Section 6-6: Notes 6.21 to 6.25. Notes: Why Does the Normal Approximation Work? Can do all of HW #3. Questions? Bring questions and your book for next time.

• BINOMIAL HISTOGRAMS “HANDOUT” from before

Binomial Distributions (Produced with Mathematica and Microsoft Word with MathType.)

• NORMAL APPROXIMATIONS TO BINOMIALS: APPLET

New: http://onlinestatbook.com/stat_sim/normal_approx/index.html

Older: http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/stat_sim/binom_demo.html

Tu (4/9; Day 19): Notes 7.01 to 7.06 (half); Start Section 7-3 blended with 7-2 (Parts A-D). Can do all of HW #3. Can’t do too much on HW #4 yet. Questions. Bring your book, your answers to the evens, and the old test.

Play with the CI applet: http://www.stat.sc.edu/~west/javahtml/ConfidenceInterval.html.

Article on bad Senate race call in 1996: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/course/Syllabi/96Dartmouth/exitpoll.html

Th (4/11; Day 20): A few HW questions, QUIZ #3 ON CHAPTER 6

Reminder: Bring HW, scientific calculator. I will provide relevant parts of Table A-2 on the Standard Normal (z) Distribution.

FRIDAY (4/12): ‘W’ DEADLINE (IF YOU STAY IN, YOU GET A GRADE!)

Tu (4/16; Day 21): Notes 7.06 (half) to 7.13: Finish Lesson 21, which combines 7-3 and part of 7-2 and start Lesson 22 (Parts A and B). Can do HW on 7-3.

Th (4/18; Day 22): Notes 7.14 to 7.20: Finish Lesson 22 on 7-4, Lesson 23 on the rest of 7-2. Can do all Ch.7 HW except 7-5.

Tu (4/23; Day 23): Lesson 24 on 7-5; Polls! Can do all HW #4. Bring questions and your book for next time.

Articles on Polls: Click here

Th (4/25; Day 24): Notes 8.01 to 8.04: Start Lesson 25. Start 8-2 (part A); Questions. Bring your book, your answers to the evens, and the old test. Can do HW on 8-2.

Tu (4/30; Day 25): A few HW questions, QUIZ #4 ON CHAPTER 7

Reminder: Bring HW, scientific calculator. I will provide relevant parts of Tables A-2 through A-4 on the z, t, and chi-square tables.

Th (5/2; Day 26): Finish Lesson 25 and do Lesson 26: Finish Section 8-2, Do Section 8-4: Notes 8.05 to 8.11. Can do HW for 8-2 and 8-4.

Tu (5/7; Day 27): Lessons 27 and 28: Sections 8-5 and 8-3: Notes 8.12 to 8.18. Can do Ch.8 HW, except for Section 8-6.

Th (5/9; Day 28):

Lesson 29: Section 8-6: Notes 8.19 to 8.21.

Lesson 29.5: Chapter 9 (Section 9-4 on Dependent Samples and Matched Pairs is the only section from this Chapter that is fair for the Final).

(Discuss Simpson’s paradox and Jeopardy game theory. See: http://www.kkuniyuk.com/Math119GamesHandouts.html)

Tu (5/14; Day 29):

Lesson 30: Section 11-2: Notes 11.01 to 11.03.

Lesson 31: Section 11-3: Notes 11.04 to 11.07.

Bring questions and your book for next time.

Th (5/16; Day 30):

Lessons 32, 33, 34: Sections 10-2, 10-3, and 10-4: Notes 10.01 to 10.05.

Get the r handout (given in class).

A discussion on regression to the mean? Final words and issues. Bring your book and questions, for today and next time.

CORRELATION HANDOUT: http://www.kkuniyuk.com/M119CorrelationHandout.pdf

WIKIPEDIA LINKS: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Correlation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coefficient_of_determination http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regression_to_the_mean

Tu (5/21; Day 31): Wrapping up. Bring questions, your book, and the old final.

Th (5/23; Day 32): FINAL

Reminder: Bring HW (you may want to photocopy it if you don’t see me later) and a scientific calculator (the math department is running out!). I will provide relevant parts of Tables A-2 through A-4 on the z, t, and chi-square tables.

No time for questions right before the final!

Have a great break! Keep checking the website.

END OF SEMESTER: SATURDAY, 5/25

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