Introductory Statistics, Spring 2018
103N Stokes Hall
Prof. Dan Chambers
543 Maloney Hall
6175523769
chambers@bc.edu
This course is primarily an
introduction to inferential statistics. Topics to be covered
include descriptive statistics, elementary probability, the
binomial and normal distributions, estimation, and hypothesis
testing.
I have office hours: W 55:50 before
class, M34, W23, F1112, or by appointment.
Here's a copy of the syllabus. Note there
are no classes on March 7 and March 28. Instructions for
registering for MyStatLab if you choose to use it are here.
Date  Homework  Quizzes/Exams 
January 17 
2.2: 5, 7, 11, 15, 21, 23, 27 2.3: 11, 13, 15 handout problem 3.2: 5, 7, 9, 11, 15 HW#1 on mystatlab site 

January 24  3.3: 517 odd 3.4: 515 odd HW#2 on mystatlab 

January 31 
4.2: 3, 5, 1333 odd 4.3: 523 odd HW#3 on mystatlab 
Quiz 1 
February 7  4.4: 521 odd 4.5: 525 odd HW#4 on mystatlab 

February 14 
5.2: 717 odd HW#5 on mystatlab 

February 21  5.4: 515 odd 6.2: 939 odd HW#6 on mystatlab 
Quiz 2 
February 28 
6.3: 523 odd 6.5: 519 odd 6.7: 521 odd HW#7 on mystatlab 

March 7 
no class 

March 14 
midterm  
March 21  7.2: 335 odd HW#8 on mystatlab 

March 28 
no class 

April 4 
7.3: 919 odd 8.2: read HW#9 on mystatlab 

April 11 
read 8.3, problems next week  Quiz 3 
April 18 
8.3: 527 odd 8.4: 921 odd HW#10 on mystatlab 

April 25 
9.3: 515 odd 9.4: 7, 9, 13, 17 HW#11 on my statlab 

May 2 
9.2: 517 odd brief treatment of correlation/regression hypothesis testing review HW#12 on mystatlab 

May 9 
Final (comprehensive) 