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SCHEDULE FOR MATH 123 – May Term
INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

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Dates

In Class Assignments

Due Dates for Outside Class Assignments

05 / 11 – Mon

(Day 1)

Class Exercises 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-1ab, 3-2, 3-3ab

 

05 / 12 - Tue

(Day 2)

Class Exercises 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 3-1, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 3-6, 3-7, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4

(Start bringing your TI-84 (or TI-83) calculator to class)

Read Unit 1, Unit 2, and Unit 3

Complete Class Exercise 1-2

Do parts (a) to (f) of Class Exercise 2-4

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 1

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 2

Lab#0

Lab#1

05 / 13 - Wed

(Day 3)

Class Exercises 5-1, 5-2, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6

Create the TI-84 calculator lists needed for Class Exercise 5-1

Complete Class Exercises 2-5, 3-3, 4-1, 4-2, and 4-3, if necessary

Read Unit 4, Unit 5, and Unit 6

Lab#2 to be used with Text Exercise 3-6

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 3

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 4

05 / 14 - Thu

(Day 4)

Class Exercises 7-1, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4

Complete Class Exercises 5-2, 6-1, and 6-2, if necessary

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 5

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 6

Read Unit 7 and Unit 8

Create the TI-84 calculator lists needed for Class Exercises – Unit 7 (Note: All lists you will ever need for future class exercises can be copied onto your TI-84 calculator by seeing your instructor for 30 seconds!)

05 / 15 - Fri

(Day 5)

EXAM #1 (50 of the total 200 points from homework)
Units #1 to #6 (inclusive) are covered.  To prepare, do the Self-Test Problems in Units #1 to #6 and the odd numbers in Exercise Sets 1 to 6; answers to Self-Test Problems can be found near the end of each unit in the text, and answers to odd numbered exercises can be found here.

Class Exercises 8-1, 8-2

 

05 / 18 - Mon

(Day 6)

Class Exercises 9-1, 9-2, 9-3, 9-4, 10-1, 10-2

Complete Class Exercises 8-2, if necessary

Create or obtain the TI-84 calculator lists needed for Class Exercises – Unit 9

Lab#3 to be used with Text Exercises 7-10 and 7-12

Lab#4 to be used with Text Exercise 8-2

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 7

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 8

Read Unit 9 and Unit 10

05 / 19 – Tue

(Day 7)

Class Exercises 11-1, 11-2, 11-3, 11-4, 11-5, 12-1, 12-2

Complete Class Exercises 9-2, 9-3, 9-4, and 10-2, if necessary

Lab#5 to be used with Text Exercise 10-10

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 9

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 10

Read Unit 11 and Unit 12

Do Class Exercises11-1ab, 11-2ab

05 / 20 – Wed

(Day 8)

Class Exercises 13-1, 13-2, 13-3, 14-1abcd

(Be sure to get a copy of the tables in Appendix A here, if you don’t already have a copy)

Lab#6 to be used with Text Exercise 12-2

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 11

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 12

Read Unit 13 and Unit 14

05 / 21 - Thu

(Day 9)

EXAM #2 (50 of the total 200 points from homework)
Units #7 to #12 (inclusive) are covered.  To prepare, do the Self-Test Problems in Units #7 to #12 and the following odd number exercises: 7-1, 7-5, 7-7, 8-1, 8-3, 8-5, 9-3, 10-5&11-1&12-3, 11-3, 12-1, 12-7, 12-9; answers to Self-Test Problems can be found near the end of each unit in the text, and answers to odd numbered exercises can be found here.

Class Exercises 14-1efghij

Submit Part 1 of the Project

05 / 22 - Fri

(Day 10)

Class Exercises 15-1, 15-2, 15-3, 16-1, 17-1, 17-2, 17-3ab

Do Class Exercise 14-1opq for submission

Optional: Class Exercise 14-1klmn

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 13
Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 14

Read Unit 15 and Unit 16

05 / 26 – Tue

(Day 11)

Class Exercises 17-3, 17-4, 18-1, 18-2, 18-3

Complete Class Exercise 17-2, if necessary
Optional: Class Exercise 16-2
Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 15

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 16(Use both Table A.2 and the normalcdf function on the TI-84 calculator for each exercise, and compare answers.)

Read Unit 17 and Unit 18

05 / 27 – Wed

(Day 12)

Class Exercises 19-1, 20-1, 20-2

Submit Part 2 of the Project

Complete Class Exercises 17-3 and 18-3, if necessary
Even-numbers except #17-8 (which is optional) in Text Exercise Set 17

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 18

Read Unit 19 and Unit 20

05 / 28 – Thu

(Day 13)

EXAM #3 (50 of the total 200 points from homework)
Units #13 to #18 (inclusive) are covered.  To prepare, do the Self-Test Problems in Units #13 to #18 and the following odd number exercises: 13-1. 13-3. 13-5, 13-7, 14-1, 14-3, 14-9, 15-1, 15-5, 16-1, 16-3, 16-5, 16-7, 17-1, 17-3, 17-5, 18-3, 18-5, 18-7, 18-9, 19-5, 19-7, 19-9; answers to Self-Test Problems can be found near the end of each unit in the text, and answers to odd numbered exercises can be found here.

Class Exercises 20-3, 21-1, 21-2, 21-3

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 19

Make sure your TI-84 calculator has the lists needed for Class Exercises – Unit 21

05 / 29 – Fri

(Day 14)

Class Exercises 22-1, 22-2, 23-1, 23-2, 23-3, 23-4, 24-1, 24-2

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 20

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 21

Read Unit 21, Unit 22, and Unit 23

Make sure your TI-84 calculator has the lists needed for Class Exercises – Unit 24

06 / 01 – Mon

(Day 15)

Class Exercises 24-3, 24-4, 25-1, 26-1, 26-2, 26-3, 26-4, 26-5

Complete Class Exercise 24-2, if necessary

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 22

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 23

Read Unit 24, Unit 25, and Unit 26

Make sure your TI-84 calculator has the lists needed for Class Exercises – Unit 26

06 / 02 – Tue

(Day 16)

Class Exercises 27-1, 27-2, 28-1

Submit Part 3 of the Project

Complete Class Exercises 24-4 and 26-5, if necessary

Lab#7 to be used with Text Exercise 25-6

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 24

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 25
Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 26
Read Unit 27, Unit 28, Unit 29, and Unit 30

06 / 03 - Wed

(Day 17)

EXAM #4 (50 of the total 200 points from homework)
Units #20 to #26 (inclusive) are covered.  (Note: Not only should you be able to do hypothesis tests and obtain confidence intervals using the TI-84 calculator, but you should also be able to read SPSS output.)  To prepare, do the Self-Test Problems in Units #22 to #26, the odd numbers in Exercise Sets 22 to 26, and Exercise 27-3; answers to Self-Test Problems are near the end of each unit in the text, and answers to odd numbered exercises are here.

Class Exercises 29-1, 29-2, 30-1, 30-2

Lab#8 to be used with Text Exercise 27-4

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 27

06 / 04 – Thu

(Day 18)

Class Exercises 31-1

 

 

Class Exercises 29-3 and 30-2

Lab#9 to be used with Text Exercise 28-4

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 28

Lab#10 to be used with Text Exercise 29-2
Lab#11 to be used with Text Exercise 29-4

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 29

Lab#12 to be used with Text Exercise 30-2
Lab#13 to be used with Text Exercise 30-4

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 30
Read Unit 31

Submit Part 4 of the Project

Work on Part 5 of the Project before the end of class and submit today or next class

06 / 05 – Fri

(Day 19)

FIINAL EXAM (50 of the total 400 points from homework)
The Final Exam is cumulative, but Units #22 to #31 (hypothesis testing and confidence intervals) will be much more heavily emphasized; you should know both how to use the TI-84 calculator and how to read SPSS output.

All Self-Test Problems and all odd number exercises can serve as a review for the final exam, with more heavy emphasis on those from Units Exercise #22 to #31.  A special list of odd-numbered problems that can be used as a “sample final exam” is displayed at the end of this webpage.  Answers to Self-Test Problems can be found near the end of each unit in the text, and answers to odd numbered exercises can be found here.

Submit Part 5 of the Project if not submitted already

Lab#14 to be used with Text Exercise 31-2

Even-numbers in Text Exercise Set 31


“Sample Final Exam” Exercises

#1) Text Exercise 29-1 or 29-3

#2) Text Exercise 28-1 or 28-3 or 31-7

#3) Text Exercise 30-3 or 31-5

#4) Text Exercise 24-1 or 26-9

#5) Text Exercise 24-3 or 24-5 or 25-5 or 30-5

#6) Text Exercise 31­-1 or 31-3

#7) Text Exercise 26-1 or 26-3 or 26-5 or 26-7

#8) Text Exercise 17-1 or 17-3 or 18-5

#9) Text Exercise 4-1

#10) Text Exercise 4-3