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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.

01/11 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)

01/13 W (Day 2)

Basic Statistics (populations and samples)

General Exercise #10, 16

Survey Data Exercises #19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Survey Data Exercises #25, 26

01/15 F

 

Candy Data Exercise #1

General Exercises #8, 9, 11

Phone Length Exercise #1

Phone Volume Exercise #1

01/18 M (Day 3)

Basic Statistics (normal distributions)

General Exercise #17, 19, 20(a)-(k)

Candy Data Exercise #2, 3(a)

General Exercises #12, 13, 14, 15, 18(a)-(d), 22(a)-(g)

Phone Length Exercise #2(a)

Phone Volume Exercise #2(a)

01/20 W (Day 4)

Basic Statistics (Central Limit Theorem)

General Exercise #20(l)(m), 21, 24, 25

Phone Volume Exercise #3, 4

General Exercises #18(e)-(i), 22(h)-(j), 23, 26

01/22 F

 

Candy Data Exercise #3

Phone Length Exercise #2, 3, 4

Phone Volume Exercise #2, 3

01/25 M (Day 5)

Basic Statistics (confidence intervals about a mean)

General Exercise #27, 28, 30(a)-(g)

Candy Data Exercise #4

General Exercise #29, 31(b)

01/27 W (Day 6)

Basic Statistics (hypothesis tests about a mean, hypothesis tests and confidence intervals about a standard deviation)

General Exercise #31(b), 32, 33

Phone Volume Exercise #5, 6, 7

Phone Length Exercise #5, 6

Phone Volume Exercise #6

Survey Data Exercises #27, 28

01/29 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

02/01 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

02/03 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

02/05 F

 

Read pages 1 to 4 of Chapter 1 of the text

General Exercise #38

Survey Data Exercise #32(a) & only the SPSS output from parts (c)(e)(g)(i)

02/08 M (Day 9)

Bivariate Statistical Analysis (Pearson correlation and Spearman rank correlation)

General Exercise #44

Well-Being Exercise #1

Read pages 4 to 6 of Chapter 1 of the text

General Exercise #40(c), 41(c), 44(a)(b), 45

Well-Being Exercise #1(b), 2(b)

02/10 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)

Well-Being Exercise #2

Read pages 6 to 9 of Chapter 1 of the text

General Exercise #49(b)

Survey Data Exercise #34(d)(e)(f), 35(a), 36(a), 37(a), 48

02/12 F

 

 

02/15 M (Day 11)

Bivariate Statistical Analysis (dependent samples t‑test and Wilcoxon signed rank test)

General Exercise #49, 50(a), 51

Survey Data Exercise #38(a)(b)

 

02/17 W (Day 12)

Bivariate Statistical Analysis (one‑way analysis of variance and Kruskal‑Wallis rank sum test)

 

02/19 F

Test #2

Suggested Practice Exercises:

General Exercise #36, 37, 42, 43

Survey Data Exercises #32