Introductory Statistics, Spring 2019
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: W4:45class
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: 515 odd 3.3: 515 odd HW#2 on mystatlab 

January 30 
4.1: 5, 7, 15, 17,2129 odd 4.2: 517 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: 721 odd 

February 20 
5.2: 725 odd 6.1: 939 odd 6.2: 515 odd HW#6 on mystatlab 
Quiz 2 
February 27 
6.2: more 6.4: 712 odd 6.6: 519 odd HW#7 on mystatlab 

March 13 

midterm 
March 20 
7.1: 1323 odd HW#8 on mystatlab 

March 27 
7.2: 919 odd HW#9 on mystatlab 

April 3 
8.1: 319 odd 
Quiz 3 
April 10 
8.2: 925 odd 8.3: 919 odd HW#10 on mystatlab 

April 24 
9.2: 515 odd (skip CI
method) 9.3: 511 odd (skip CI method) HW#11 on my statlab 

May 1 
9.1: 115 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) 