MATH 121: Elementary Statistics

Course Information:

Time / Room: Tuesday and Friday 1:30 - 2:45 pm in Tome 121
Required Text: Interactive Statistics (3rd edition) by Aliaga & Gunderson
Instructor: Professor Jeffrey S. Forrester
Office: Tome 243
Email: forresje@dickinson.edu
Phone: 245-1410
Office Hours: Tuesday 3:00–4:00 pm, Wednesday 10:45–11:45 am, Friday 10:45-11:45 am, and by appointment

Test #1: Tuesday, February 21
Test #2: Tuesday, March 27
Test #3: Tuesday, April 24
Final:     Monday, May 14 at 9:00 am (3 hour exam)

Lecture and Homework Schedule:

Homework is due at or before the beginning of class on the day indicated in the table below.
Late homework will not be accepted without a signed medical excuse.

 Class Date (TF 1:30-2:45 PM) Required Course Material Homework Assignment Lecture 1: Tuesday, January 24 Syllabus; Pg. 1-14 in Text and 1-3 in Notes Lecture 2: Friday, January 27 Pg. 15-35 in Text and 4-20 in Notes Lecture 3: Tuesday, January 31 Pg. 83-108 in Text and 21-24 in Notes Ch. 1: 1.4, 1.6cd, 1.12, 1.14, 1.17, 1.20, 1.23, 1.30, 1.34, 1.37 Lecture 4: Friday, February 3 Pg. 109-135; 145-155 in Text and 25-27 in Notes Ch. 2: (pg. 97) 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.8, 2.9 Lecture 5: Tuesday, February 7 Pg. 158-196; 211-215 in Text and 28-30 in Notes Ch.2: (pg. 115) 2.19, 2.22, (pg. 121) 2.30, 2.31, 2.33, (pg. 126) 2.35, 2.38, 2.39, (pg. 133) 2.42, (pg. 136) 2.48, 2.67, 2.68 Lecture 6: Friday, February 10 Pg. 216-241 in Text and 31-38 in Notes Ch.3: (pg. 164) 3.11, 3.12, (pg. 171) 3.19, 3.24, (pg. 182) 3.26, (pg. 196) 3.49, 3.50, 3.51, 3.60 Lecture 7: Tuesday, February 14 Pg. 242-259; 299-311 in Text and 39-44 in Notes Ch 4: (pg. 219) 4.1, 4.3, 4.5 (pg. 226) 4.8, 4.10, (pg. 236) 4.12, 4.14 Lecture 8: Friday, February 17 Pg. 312-321 in Text and 45-53 in Notes Ch 4: (pg. 248) 4.23, 4.27, (pg. 259) 4.31, 4.34, 4.36abcd, (pg. 284) 4.58, 4.63, Ch 5: (pg. 311) 5.1, 5.2, 5.6 Lecture 9: Tuesday, February 21 Exam #1 Lecture 10: Friday, February 24 Pg. 322-333 in Text and 54-65 in Notes Lecture 11: Tuesday, March 28 Pg. 357-367 in Text and 66-76 in Notes Ch.5: (pg. 333) 5.13, 5.15, 5.18, (pg. 345) 5.31, 5.32i-iv, 5.36, 5.37, 5.38, 5.41, 5.42, 5.53 Lecture 12: Friday, March 2 Pg. 368-372 in Text and 77-81 in Notes Ch.6: (pg. 376) 6.1, 6.4, 6.7, 6.9cdfg, 6.12, 6.13, 6.16 Lecture 13: Tuesday, March 6 Pg. 373-376; 384-387 in Text and 82-88 in Notes Ch.6: (pg. 376) 6.10, 6.11, 6.14, 6.17, 6.20, 6.24 Lecture 14: Friday, March 9 Pg. 390-394; 409-427 in Text and 89-96 in Notes Ch.6: (pg. 376) 6.23, 6.26, 6.27, (pg. 387) 6.36, 6.38, 6.43, (pg. 397) 6.78, 6.81; Supplemental Exercises Lecture 15: Tuesday, March 13 Spring Vacation Lecture 16: Friday, March 16 Spring Vacation Lecture 17: Tuesday, March 20 Pg. 428-435 in Text and 97-102 in Notes Ch.6: (pg. 394) 6.48, 6.50, 6.51, Ch.7: (pg. 427) 7.10, 7.11, 7.15 Lecture 18: Friday, March 23 Pg. 436-439; 454-460 in Text and 103-109 in Notes Ch.7: (pg. 440) 7.18, 7.19, 7.20abc Lecture 19: Tuesday, March 27 Exam #2 Lecture 20: Friday, March 30 Pg. 478-481; 499-508 in Text and 110-119 in Notes Lecture 21: Tuesday, April 3 Pg. 509-525; 531-537 in Text and 120-124 in Notes Ch.7: (pg. 440) 7.24, 7.25 (pg. 481) 7.52, 7.57, (pg. 489) 7.84, 7.88, 7.93; Ch 8: (pg. 526) 8.4 Lecture 22: Friday, April 6 Pg. 538-545; 563-566 in Text and 125-128 in Notes Ch.8: (pg. 526) 8.5, 8.8, 8.9, 8.12, 8.14 Lecture 23: Tuesday, April 10 Pg. 567-580 in Text and 129-134 in Notes Ch. 8: (pg. 551) 8.17, 8.18, 8.24, 8.25, 8.27, 8.28 Lecture 24: Friday, April 13 Pg. 583-590 in Text and 135-141 in Notes Ch. 9: (pg. 580) 9.2, 9.4, 9.5, 9.6, 9.8, 9.12 Lecture 25: Tuesday, April 17 Pg. 591-593; 598-599; 613-615 in Text and 142-147 in Notes Ch. 9: (pg. 595) 9.22, 9.25, 9.26, 9.28, 9.29; (pg. 609) 9.48 Lecture 26: Friday, April 20 Pg. 616-631 in Text and 148-152 in Notes Ch. 9: (pg. 595) 9.27, 9.33, 9.34; (pg. 607) 9.39, 9.44, 9.54 Lecture 27: Tuesday, April 24 Exam #3 Lecture 28: Friday, April 27 Pg. 632-633; 639-643 in Text and 153-161 in Notes Ch. 10: (pg. 633) 10.1, 10.4, 10.10 Lecture 29: Tuesday, May 1 Pg. 644-647; 807-811 in Text and 162-170 in Notes Ch. 10: (pg. 633) 10.8, 10.15, 10.17; (pg. 647) 10.19, 10.23, 10.24, 10.26; (pg. 658) 10.38 Lecture 30: Friday, May 4 Pg. 812-826 in Text and 171-183 in Notes Ch. 10: (pg. 647) 10.20 FINAL: Monday, May 14 Final Exam: 9:00-12:00 PM Tome 121 Ch. 13: (pg. 821) 13.1, 13.2, 13.4; (pg. 835) 13.9

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