Assignments

Listed #'s correspond to class lessons and topics. Do the homework that corresponds to the lesson of the day. There won't be any special announcement or reminders each day about homework. Study notes and do the practice questions to be ready for the next day. Unannounced quizzes may include homework questions. Do all homeworks in a dedicated notebook.

Stats Modeling the World 3rd Edition by Bock, Velleman, and De Veaux. Link to online text and exercises

 

# Lesson Assignments
1 What is Statistics all about?

Complete Learning Agreement,

Read Chapter 2, Explore the data collected in class,
and make some observations about the class.
What could you report to someone who asked you to describe your class?
What did you find interesting (or perhaps surprising) about the class?

2 Three rules of data analysis Chapter 3 # 6,7,8,11,14, Read pages 20-24
3 Contingency Tables Chapter 3 # 21,23,28, Read pages 24-30
4 Segmented Bar Charts Chapter 3 # 31, Read pages 30-35
  Exam  
5 Histograms Chapter 4 # 30c, 43,44,45, Read pages 44-46
6 Stem and Leaf Displays Chapter 4 # 31,33,35,37, Read pages 47-48
7 Description of a quantitative distribution Chapter 4 # 9,10,12,18, Read pages 49-55
8 Five Number Summary Chapter 4 # 13, Read pages 56-68
9 Comparing Distributions Chapter 5 # 7,9,13,17,20,25,32, Read chapter 5
  Exam  
10 Standard deviation as a ruler Chapter 6 # 7,8,9,12, Read pages 104-107
11 Shifting and Rescaling Data Chapter 6 # 20, Read pages 107-109
12 Big Z-score and the normal model + Percentiles Chapter 6 # 25,27,3741, Read pages 110-122
13 Normal Probability Plot Chapter 6 # 32; Study Review of part I on page 135, Read pages 124-126
  Exam  
14 Scatterplots
Chapter 7 # 5, 11,15,17,31
Chapter 8 # 1,9,11,28
Chapter 9 # 21,31
15 Scatterplots: re-expressing data Chapter 10 # 1,5,7,17
  Exam  
16 Randomness Chapter 11 # 19,35, Read pages 255-256
17 Simulation Chapter 11 # 28, Read pages 256-263
18 Surveys Chapter 12 # 3, 20, 21, Read pages 268-272
19 Sampling Methods Chapter 12 # 4,9,23,25,35, Read pages 272-278
20 How to sample badly? Chapter 12 # 27,36, Read pages 279-284
  Exam  
21 Observational Studies Chapter 13 # 9,13, Read pages 292-293
22 Experimental Design Chapter 13 # 7, 21, 23, 32,33,43, Read pages 294-309
23 Experimental Design Projects  
  Exam  
24 Probability - Law of Large Numbers Chapter 14 # 5,6,7,8, Read pages 324-327
25 Probability - Basic Rules Chapter 14 # 31,32, Read pages 327-335
26 Probability - General Addition Rule Chapter 15 # 3, 5, handout
27 Probability - General Multiplication Rule Chapter 15 # 4, 7, 9, 21
28 Probability - Tree Diagrams Chapter 15 # 33,38,41, Read pages 354-357
  Exam  
29 Random Variables Chapter 16 # 1,5,21,25,29, Read chapter 16
30 Probability Models - Bernoulli Trials Chapter 17 # 9,10,16,18,22,25,27, Read Chapter 17
31 Sampling distribution model for proportions Chapter 18 # 13, 15, Read pages 412-418
32 Sampling distribution model for Means - CLT Chapter 18 # 1, 3, 37, Read pages 419-429
  Exam  
33 Confidence interval for Proportions Chapter 19 #5, 17, Read pages 439-442
34 Margin of Error Chapter 19 # 13, 29, Read pages 443-452
35 Hypothesis Testing
Chapter 20 # 1, 3, 11, Read chapter 20
36 Is there a fine line to p-value? Chapter 21 # 5, 19, 21, Read chapter 21
  Exam  
37 Comparing Proportions Chapter 22 # 9, 11, 23, Read page 523
38 CI and Testing for Means Handout
39 Paired Samples and Blocks Handout, Study Quick Guide to Inference on page 610
  Exam  
40 Goodness of Fit (GOF) Chapter 26 # 5, Read pages 618-626
41 Test for Homogeneity Chapter 26 # 33, Read pages 627-632
42 Chi-squared test for independence Chapter 26 # 29, Read pages 632-639
  Exam  
43 Inferences for regression Chapter 27 # 42
  Exam  
  Review  
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