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 WellBeing Exercise #1 
Read pages 4 to 6 of Chapter 1 of the
text General
Exercise #40(c), 41(c), 44(a)(b), 45 WellBeing
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) WellBeing 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 












































































