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 hypothesis test  review problems solutions May 8 Final (comprehensive)