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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 #48

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

02/12 F

 

Read pages 9 to 11 of Chapter 1 of the text

General Exercise #42(c), 43(c)

02/15 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 #38(a)(b)

02/17 W (Day 12)

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

General Exercise #51(c)

Well-Being Exercise #3

Read pages 15 to 18 of Chapter 1 of the text

General Exercise #49(f), 54

Well-Being Exercise #3(b)

02/19 F

Test #2

Suggested Practice Exercises:

General Exercise #36, 37, 42, 43

Survey Data Exercises #32

02/22 M (Day 13)

Bivariate Statistical Analysis (chi‑square test concerning independence in a contingency table)

General Exercise #55, 56(a)

Well-Being Exercise #4

General Exercise #55(b), 56

Well-Being Exercise #4(b)

02/24 W (Day 14)

Data Evaluation

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

General Exercise #59, 60, 70, 71(b)

Mental Health Exercise #1

02/26 F

 

General Exercise #61, 62(a)(b)(d)(g), 66(a)(b)(c)(d)(f)(g)(h)(i)

02/29 M (Day 15)

Data Evaluation

Simple Linear Regression (checking assumptions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals)

General Exercise #71

Mental Health Exercise #2

General Exercise #72abcdefg

Job Satisfaction Exercise #1, 2(a)(b)(c), 3(a)(b)(c), 4(a)(b)(c), 5(a)(b)(c)

Mental Health Exercise #2

03/02 W (Day 16)

Data Evaluation

Simple Linear Regression (checking assumptions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals)

General Exercise #71

Mental Health Exercise #3

General Exercise #72hijk

Mental Health Exercise #3

03/04 F

 

 

03/14 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

Job Satisfaction Exercise #6

Mental Health Exercise #6

03/16 W (Day 18)

Simple Linear Regression with a Transformed Variable

Job Satisfaction Exercise #7

Mental Health Exercise #4, 5

Job Satisfaction Exercise #7

Mental Health Exercise #4, 5

03/18 F

Job Satisfaction Exercises #2(d)(e), 3(d)(e), 4(d)(e), 5(d)(e)

03/21 M (Day 19)

Quadratic Regression & Multiple Regression

General Exercise #73, 76(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)

General Exercise #74, 76(b)(d)(e)(f)

Job Satisfaction Exercises #2(f), 3(f), 4(f), 5(f)

03/23 W (Day 20)

Multiple Regression, Stepwise Regression, & Indicator Variables

General Exercise #76, 78(a)(b)

General Exercise #57, 77, 79(a)(b)

03/28 M (Day 21)

Stepwise Regression with Indicator Variables

General Exercise #78(c)(d)(e)(f)(g)(h)(i)(j)(k)

General Exercise #78(c)(d)(f), 79(c)(d)(e)(f)(g)(h)(i)(j)(k)

03/30 W (Day 22)

Two-Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)

General Exercise #80, 81

General Exercise #81(d)(e)(g), 82

04/01 F

Test #3

Suggested Practice Exercises:

General Exercises #58, 60, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66

04/04 M (Day 23)

More Stepwise Regression

Job Satisfaction Exercises #8

Read pages 97 to 104 of Chapter 4 of the text

Job Satisfaction Exercises #8

04/06 W (Day 24)

Logistic Regression

General Exercise #83

General Exercise #84

04/08 F

Test #4

 

04/11 M (Day 25)

More Stepwise Regression and Two-Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)

Job Satisfaction Exercises #8, 9

Read pages 156 to 162 of Chapter 6 of the text

Job Satisfaction Exercises #9

Well-Being Exercises #5

04/13 W (Day 26)

Sampling Methods

General Exercises #85, 86, 88(a)(b)

General Exercises #87, 88(c)

04/15 F

Test #5

Suggested Practice Exercises:

General Exercises #72(l)(n)(o)(p)(q)(r)(s)(t)(u)(v), 75(a)(c)(e)(f)(g)

Note: #72(m), 75(b)(d) can be submitted with the exam for extra homework points

04/18 M (Day 27)

More Sampling Methods

General Exercises #88, 89, 90, 91

First Project Submission Due

04/20 W (Day 28)

 

Second Project Submission Due

04/22 F

 

Final Project Submission Due

04/25-04/29

 

Suggested Practice Exercises:

General Exercises #92 – The SPSS output can be submitted before or with the exam for extra homework points