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Statistics & Probability

Course Description:

This is an introductory statistics course that is based on analyzing data, producing data, chance, and inference. 

 

Course Outline:

 Semester 1

Statistics: The Art and Science of Data (Ch 1) – 10 days

Describing Distributions of Data (Ch 2) – 15 days

Modeling Distributions of Data (Ch 3) – 15 days

Describing Relationships (Ch 4) – 15 days

 

Semester 2

Sampling and Surveys (Ch 5) – 10 days

Designing Experiments (Ch 6) – 10 days 

Probability: What are the Chances? (Ch 7) – 12 days

Probability Models (Ch 8) – 10 days

Introduction to Inference (Ch 9) – 10 days

Inference in Practice (Ch 10) –  time permitting

Materials Needed:

  1. Pencil and eraser 
  2. Laptop & Calculator
  3. Paper
  4. Homework from previous class
  5. Book Cover

Grading:

Tests and major projects- 35% 

Quizzes and minor projects- 25%

Homework-25% 

Participation-15%