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Syllabus MAT108 SPRING 2016
Elementary Statistics


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Instructor:
Prof. Carlos C. Rodríguez , ES-319B
Office Hours:
Tu and Th 11:45-1:30. and by appointment.
Text:(Recomended)
Statistics: By Freedman, Pisani and Purves. (Any Edition!).
WebPage:
http://omega.albany.edu:8008/mat108
Exercises:
http://omega.albany.edu:8008/Estats

Topics

  1. Histogram, Stem-and-leaf, Average, Standard Deviation, Median, Quartiles. Gaussian Approximation for Data.( CH3-5 Exam I).
  2. Correlation, and Regression. ( CH6-12 Exam II).
  3. Probability, Accuracy of Percentages, Accuracy of Averages. ( CH13-25 Exam III).
  4. Tests of Significance, Contingency Tables. ( CH26-29 Exam IV).

EVALUATION

Exam I Th. Feb. 11
Exam II Tu. Mar. 8
Exam III Th. Apr. 7
Exam IV Th. May 12 at 8 am

EXTRA CREDIT: Attendance counts as one Exam.

Note: FinalScore = (TotalBest3Exams + XtraCredit)/4 All exams are cumulative, multiple choice, closed book, calculators are allowed. Final scores below 30% are failing grades.


Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu>