ADMT2530

Introductory Statistics, Fall 2018


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: M2-3, W12-1 and 5:00-class, F11-12.

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: 5-15 odd
3.3: 5-15 odd

HW#2 on mystatlab

September 12
4.1:  5, 7, 15, 17,21-29 odd
4.2: 5-17 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: 7-21 odd
5.2: 7-25 odd

HW#5 on mystatlab


October 3
6.1: 9-39 odd
6.2: 5-23 odd

HW#6 on mystatlab
Quiz 2
October 10
6.4: 7-12 odd
6.6: 5-19 odd

HW#7 on mystatlab

October 17

midterm
October 24
7.1: 13-23 odd

HW#8 on mystatlab

October 31
7.2: 9-19 odd

HW#9 on mystatlab

November 7

8.1: 3-19 odd

Quiz 3
November 14
8.2: 9-25 odd
8.3: 9-19 odd

HW#10 on mystatlab

November 28
9.2: 5-15 odd (skip CI method)
9.3: 5-11 odd (skip CI method)

HW#11 on my statlab

December 5
9.1: 1-15 odd (skip CI method)
brief treatment of correlation/regression
hypothesis testing review

HW#12 on mystatlab

December 12

Final (comprehensive)