Introductory Statistics, Fall 2018
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: M23, W121 and
5:00class, F1112.
Here's a copy of the syllabus. Note
there is no class on November 21. 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 
August 29 
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 

September 5 
3.2: 515 odd 3.3: 515 odd HW#2 on mystatlab 

September 12 
4.1: 5, 7, 15, 17,2129 odd 4.2: 517 odd, 21, 23, 27 HW#3 on mystatlab 
Quiz 1 
September 19 
4.3: 7, 11, 17, 19 HW#4 on mystatlab 

September 26 
5.1: 721 odd HW#5 on mystatlab 

October 3 
6.1: 939 odd 6.2: 523 odd HW#6 on mystatlab 
Quiz 2 
October 10 
6.4: 712 odd 6.6: 519 odd HW#7 on mystatlab 

October 17 

midterm 
October 24 
7.1: 1323 odd HW#8 on mystatlab 

October 31 
7.2: 919 odd HW#9 on mystatlab 

November 7 
8.1: 319 odd 
Quiz 3 
November 14 
8.2: 925 odd 8.3: 919 odd HW#10 on mystatlab 

November 28 
9.2: 515 odd (skip CI
method) 9.3: 511 odd (skip CI method) HW#11 on my statlab 

December 5 
9.1: 115 odd (skip CI
method) brief treatment of correlation/regression hypothesis testing review HW#12 on mystatlab 

December 12 
Final (comprehensive) 