Schedule for Math 214
(Multivariable Statistics)
Dates 
Class Notes and Reading
Assignments 
Exercises for Class and
Homework Exercises in red are due next class. Exercises in
green should already have been submitted. 
01/16 M (Day 1) 
Basic Statistics
(descriptive statistics for one variable) Survey Data Exercises #1,
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12(a) 
General
Exercises #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8(a), 9(a) Survey Data
Exercises #12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 24(a) 
01/18 W (Day 2) 
Basic Statistics
(populations and samples) General Exercise #10 Survey Data Exercises #19,
20, 21, 22, 23, 24 
Survey Data
Exercises #25, 26 
01/20 F 
Candy Data
Exercise #1 General Exercises
#8, 9, 11 Phone Length
Exercise #1 Phone Volume
Exercise #1 

01/23 M (Day 3) 
Basic Statistics (normal
distributions) General Exercise #16, 17,
20(a)(k) 
Candy Data
Exercise #2, 3(a) General
Exercises #12, 13, 14, 15, 18(a)(d), 22(a)(d)(h) Phone Length
Exercise #2(a) Phone Volume
Exercise #2(a) 
01/25 W (Day 4) 
Basic Statistics (Central
Limit Theorem) General Exercise #19,
20(l)(m), 21, 24, 25 Phone Volume Exercise #3, 4 
General
Exercises #18(e)(i), 22, 23, 26 Candy Data
Exercise #3 Phone Volume Exercise
#2, 3 
01/27 F 
Phone Length
Exercise #2, 3, 4 Candy Data
Exercise #4 

01/30 M (Day 5) 
Basic Statistics
(confidence intervals about a mean) General Exercise #27, 28,
30(a)(g) 
General
Exercise #29 General
Exercise #31(a) – Step 2 
02/01 W (Day 6) 
Basic Statistics
(hypothesis tests about a mean, hypothesis tests and confidence intervals
about a standard deviation) General Exercise #31(a)(b),
32, 33 Phone Volume Exercise #5,
6, 7 
General
Exercise #31(b) Phone Length
Exercise #5, 6 Phone Volume
Exercise #6 Survey Data
Exercises #27, 28 
02/03 F 
Test #1 
Topics Covered on this test: types of variables 
quantitative and qualitative (dichotomous, nominal, ordinal) graphical displays for one
variable numerical summaries (mean,
median, standard deviation, quartiles, etc.) central tendency,
dispersion, and symmetry/skewness in a distribution Tchebysheff’s Theorem normal distributions
corresponding probability calculations Central Limit Theorem confidence interval for a
mean 
02/06 M (Day 7) 
Basic Statistics (the
Shapiro‑Wilk test, hypothesis tests and confidence intervals about a
proportion, and the chi‑square goodness‑of‑fit test) Phone Volume Exercise #8 General Exercise #34,
39(a)(b) 
General
Exercise #35, 41(a) Phone Length
Exercise #7, 8 Survey Data
Exercise #29, 30 
02/08 W (Day 8) 
Basic Statistics
(descriptive statistics for two variables) General Exercise #39(a) Survey Data Exercise #33,
34(a)(d) 
General
Exercise #40(a)(b), 41(a)(b) Survey Data
Exercise #31, 34 
02/10 F 

Read pages 1 to 4 of Chapter 1 of the
text General
Exercise #38, 40(c), 41(c) Survey Data
Exercise #32(a) & only the SPSS output from parts (c)(e)(g)(i) 
02/13 M (Day 9) 
Bivariate Statistical
Analysis (Pearson correlation and Spearman rank correlation) General Exercise #44 WellBeing Exercise #1 
Read pages 4 to 6 of Chapter 1 of the
text General
Exercise #44(a)(b), 45 WellBeing
Exercise #1(b), 2(b) 
02/15 W (Day 10) 
Bivariate Statistical
Analysis (two independent samples t‑test
and Mann‑Whitney rank sum test) General Exercise #46 Survey Data Exercise #37(a) WellBeing Exercise #2 
Read pages 6 to 9 of Chapter 1 of the
text Candy Data
Exercise #5 General
Exercise #47(a), 48(a) Survey Data
Exercise #35(a), 36(a), 37(a) 
02/17 F 

Read pages 9 to 11 of Chapter 1 of the
text Candy Data
Exercise #6 General
Exercise #42(c), 43(c), 47, 48 Survey Data
Exercise #35, 36 
02/20 M (Day 11) 
Bivariate Statistical
Analysis (dependent samples t‑test
and Wilcoxon signed rank test) General Exercise #49,
50(a), 51(a)(b) Survey Data Exercise
#38(a)(b) 
Read pages 11 to 15 of Chapter 1 of
the text General
Exercise #49(b), 50, 52, 53 Survey Data
Exercise #37(a), 38(a)(b) 
02/22 W (Day 12) 
Bivariate Statistical
Analysis (one‑way analysis of variance and Kruskal‑Wallis
rank sum test) General Exercise #51(c) WellBeing Exercise #3 
Read pages 15 to 18 of Chapter 1 of
the text General
Exercise #49(f), 54 WellBeing
Exercise #3(b) 
02/24 F 
Test #2 
Suggested Practice Exercises: General Exercise #36, 37,
42, 43 Survey Data Exercises #32 
02/27 M (Day 13) 
Bivariate Statistical
Analysis (chi‑square test concerning independence in a contingency
table) General Exercise #55, 56(a) WellBeing Exercise #4 
General
Exercise #56, 67 Survey Data
Exercise #38(c)(d) WellBeing
Exercise #4(b) 
03/01 W (Day 14) 
Data Evaluation Simple Linear Regression
(least squares line) General Exercise #67, 68,
69, 71(a)(b) Mental Health Exercise #1 
Read pages 20 to 28 of Chapter 2 of
the text Chain Data
Exercises #1, 2 General
Exercise #59, 60, 70, 71(b) Mental Health
Exercise #1 
03/03 F 
General
Exercise #57, 61, 72(a)(b)(c) 

03/06 M (Day 15) 
Data Evaluation Simple Linear Regression
(checking assumptions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals) General Exercise #71 Mental Health Exercise #2 
Read pages 28 to 31 of Chapter 2 of
the text General
Exercise #59(e), 72(d)to(g) Job
Satisfaction Exercises #1, 2(a)(b)(c), 3(a)(b)(c), 4(a)(b)(c), 5(a)(b)(c) Mental Health
Exercise #2 
03/08 W (Day 16) 
Data Evaluation Simple Linear Regression (checking
assumptions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals) General Exercise #71 Mental Health Exercise #3 
General
Exercise #57, 72(h)to(v) Job
Satisfaction Exercises #2(e), 3(e), 4(e), 5(e) Mental Health
Exercise #3 
03/10 F 
Test #3part 1 
This test will concentrate on selection of the
proper statistical analysis and on the required assumptions to perform the
statistical analysis. Suggested Practice Exercises: Chain Data Exercises #3(a),
4(a) General Exercise #58,
60(a)(b)(c)(d), 62(a)(b)(d)(g), 63(a)(b)(c)(d), 64(a)(b)(c)(d)(f)(g)(h)(i),
65(a)(b)(c)(d), 66(a)(b)(c)(d)(f)(g)(h)(i) 
03/20 M (Day 17) 
Transformation of Variables
& More Simple Linear Regression Job Satisfaction Exercise
#6 Mental Health Exercise #6 
Read pages 72 to 76 of Chapter 3 of
the text General
Exercise #57(f) Job
Satisfaction Exercise #2(f), 3(f), 6 Mental Health
Exercise #6 WellBeing
Exercise #5 
03/22 W (Day 18) 
Simple Linear Regression
with a Transformed Variable Job Satisfaction Exercise
#7 Mental Health Exercise #4,
5 
Job Satisfaction
Exercise #4(f), 5(f), 7 Mental Health
Exercise #4, 5 
03/24 F 
General
Exercise #57(g)(h) Survey Data
Exercise #39 

03/27 M (Day 19) 
Quadratic Regression &
Multiple Regression General Exercise #73,
76(a)(b)(c)(d)(e) 
General
Exercise #74, 76(b)(d)(e)(f)(h) Survey Data
Exercise #40 
03/29 W (Day 20) 
Multiple Regression,
Stepwise Regression, & Indicator Variables General Exercise #76,
78(a)(b) 
General
Exercise #75(b)(d), 77, 79(a)(b) 
03/31 F 
Test #3part 2 
This test will concentrate on writing the results of
a statistical analysis using the appropriate SPSS output. Suggested Practice Exercises: Chain Data Exercises
#3(b)(c)(d), 4(b) General Exercise
#62(c)(e)(f)(h), 63(e), 64(e)(j), 65(e), 66(e)(j) 
04/03 M (Day 21) 
Stepwise Regression with
Indicator Variables General Exercise
#78(c)(d)(e)(f)(g)(h)(i)(j)(k) 
General
Exercise #78(d)(f), 79(c)(d)(e)(f)(g)(h)(i)(j)(k) 
04/05 W (Day 22) 
TwoWay Analysis of
Variance (ANOVA) General Exercise #80, 81 
General
Exercise #81(d)(e)(g), 82(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(f) Mental Health
Exercises #7 
04/07 F 
Test #4 
Suggested Practice Exercises: General Exercise
#75(a)(c)(e)(f)(g) Survey Data Exercise #41 
04/10 M (Day 23) 
More TwoWay Analysis of
Variance (ANOVA) Job Satisfaction Exercises
#9 More Stepwise Regression Job Satisfaction Exercises
#8 
General
Exercise #82(g)(h)(i)(j)(k) Read pages 156 to 162 of Chapter 6 of
the text Job
Satisfaction Exercises #9 
04/12 W (Day 24) 
Analysis of Covariance
(ANCOVA) General Exercise #93 
General Exercise
#93(b)(d)(f), 94 Read pages 97 to 104 of Chapter 4 of
the text Job
Satisfaction Exercises #8 WellBeing
Exercises #6 
04/17 M (Day 25) 
Logistic Regression
Analysis General Exercises #83 
General
Exercises #83(b)(d), 84 
04/19 W (Day 26) 
Sampling Methods General Exercises #85, 86,
88(a)(b) 
General Exercise
#87, 88(c), 89(b) 
04/21 F 
Test #5 
Suggested Practice Exercises: General Exercise #92 Survey Data Exercise #42 
04/24 M (Day 27) 
More Sampling Methods General Exercises #88, 89,
90, 91 More Analysis of Covariance
(ANCOVA) Job Satisfaction Exercises
#10 
Read pages 181 to 189 of Chapter 7 of the text Job Satisfaction
Exercises #10(b)(f)(h)(m) WellBeing
Exercise #7(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(f)(g) 
04/26 W (Day 28) 
Repeated Measures Analysis
of Variance (RANOVA) 
Read pages 211 to 222 of Chapter 8 of the text Health Control Exercises #1 
04/28 F 
Deadline for
final project submission 

05/0105/05 
Final Exam (in the time
slot on the final exam schedule) 