Math 160 - Introduction to Statistics

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----- SYLLABUS -----

Syllabus : Spring 2014

 

----- TEXTBOOK -----

Elementary Statistics 8th edition by Neil A. Weiss
(ISBN-13: 978-0-321-69123-1), (ISBN-10: 0-321-169123-7)

(as shown in image to the right)

 

----- TABLES -----

Table II - Normal Distribution Table
Table IV - Critical Values of the t-Distribution

Table V - Chi-Squrare Values

Table VI - F-Values

 

----- HANDOUTS -----

Section 1.1 - Statistics Basics
Section 1.2 - Simple Random Sampling

 

Section 2.1 - Variables and Data
Section 2.2 - Organizing Qualitative Data
Section 2.3 - Organizing Quantitative Data
Section 2.4 - Distribution Shapes

Section 3.1 - Measures of Center
Section 3.2 - Measures of Variation
Section 3.3 - The Five-Number Summary; Boxplots
Section 3.4 - Descriptive Measures for Populations; Use of Samples

Section 4.1 - Linear Equations with One-Independent Variables
Section 4.2 - The Regression Equation

Section 4.4 - Linear Correlation

Section 5.1 - Probability Basics
Section 5.2 - Events
Section 5.3 - Some Rules of Probability

Section 6.1 - Introducing Normally Distributed Variables
Section 6.2 - Areas Under the Standard Normal Curve
Section 6.3 - Working With Normally Distributed Variables

Section 7.1 - Sampling Error; the Need for Sampling Distributions
Section 7.2 - The Mean and Standard Deviation of the Sample Mean
Section 7.3 - The Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean

Section 8.1 - Estimating a Population Mean
Section 8.2 - Confidence Intervals for One Population Mean When σ Is Known
Section 8.3 - Margin of Error
Section 8.4 - Confidence Intervals for One Population Mean When σ Is Unknown

Section 9.1 - The Nature of Hypothesis Testing
Section 9.2 - Critical Value Approach to Hypothesis Testing
Section 9.3 - P-Value Approach to Hypothesis Testing
Section 9.4 - Hypothesis Tests for One Population Mean When σ is Known
Section 9.5 - Hypothesis Tests for One Population Mean When σ is Unknown

Section 10.2 - Sampling Distribution of the Difference Between Two Means ; Inferences for Two Population Means: σ’s Assumed Equal
Section 10.3 - Inferences for Two Population Means: σ’s Not Assumed Equal

Section 11.1 - Confidence Intervals for One Population Proportion
Section 11.2 - Hypothesis Tests for One Population Proportion
Section 11.3 - Inferences for Two Population Proportions

Section 12.1 - Chi-Square Distribution

 

Section 13.1 - The F-Distribution