Instructor: Brad Luen (brad@stat)
Class Time: 10:00am-11:00am on MTuWThF at 390 Hearst Min.
Instructor Office hours: W 11:00am-1:00pm, 307 Evans.
GSI: Partha S. Dey (partha@stat)
Lab Sections (101): MTuWTh 11:00-12:00 in 332 Evans.
Office hours: W 9-10 am, Th 3-4 pm in 307 Evans.
GSI: Daniel Ting (dting@stat)
Lab Sections (102, 103): MTuWTh 11:00-12:00, 12:00-1:00 in 344 Evans.
Office hours: Tu 9-10 am, 2-3 pm in 387 Evans.
Textbook: Statistics (3rd or 4th Edition) by Freedman, Pisani & Purves.
Contents: Chapters 1-29 of the textbook.
There will be 6 quizzes, 1 midterm and 1 final exam for this course. The quizzes will be given during the discussion sections. The final, the midterm and the best five out of six quizzes will determine grades.
Course Schedule and Readings
Examinable topics not explicitly covered in the textbook
Week 1: Types of observational study: cohort, case-control, cross-sectional; one variable graphs: bar and line graphs
Week 2: Box plots; Chebyshev's inequality; non-linear relationships (no math required)
Practice Final: Part 1 - The basics: ch. 1-7; Part 2 - correlation and regression: ch. 8-12; Part 3 - probability: ch. 13-15; Part 4 - chance variability and sampling: ch. 16-23; Answers - Answers of part 1 to 4;