ADMT2530

Introductory Statistics, Spring 2019


Prof. Dan Chambers
543 Maloney Hall
617-552-3769
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: W4:45-class time

Here's a copy of the syllabus. Note there are no classes on March 6 or April 17.  Instructions for registering for MyStatLab if you choose to use it are here. If you are using the 12th edition of the textbook this semester, the problems from the textbook are here. (Ignore the dates and the section numbers have changed, but you can identify them by the topics covered.)



Date Homework Quizzes/Exams
January 16
2.1: 5, 7, 9, 11, 17, 19
2.2: 9, 15
handout problem
3.1: 7, 9, 11, 15

HW#1 on mystatlab site 

January 23
3.2: 5-15 odd
3.3: 5-15 odd

HW#2 on mystatlab

January 30
4.1:  5, 7, 15, 17,21-29 odd
4.2: 5-17 odd, 21, 23, 27

HW#3 on mystatlab
Quiz 1
February 6
4.3: 7, 11, 17, 19

HW#4 on mystatlab

February 13

5.1: 7-21 odd

HW#5 on mystatlab


February 20
5.2: 7-25 odd
6.1: 9-39 odd
6.2: 5-15 odd

HW#6 on mystatlab
Quiz 2
February 27
6.2: more
6.4: 7-12 odd
6.6: 5-19 odd

HW#7 on mystatlab

March 13

midterm
March 20
7.1: 13-23 odd

HW#8 on mystatlab

March 27
7.2: 9-19 odd

HW#9 on mystatlab

April 3

8.1: 3-19 odd

Quiz 3
April 10
8.2: 9-25 odd
8.3: 9-19 odd

HW#10 on mystatlab

April 24
9.2: 5-15 odd (skip CI method)
9.3: 5-11 odd (skip CI method)

HW#11 on my statlab

May 1
9.1: 1-15 odd (skip CI method)
brief treatment of correlation/regression
hypothesis testing review

HW#12 on mystatlab

May 8

Final (comprehensive)