# Syllabus MAT108 Spring 1999

Elementary Statistics

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**Instructor:**
- Prof. Carlos C. Rodríguez , 442-4617
**Office Hours:**
- Wednesdays 10-12, ES-319B.
**Text:**
- Statistics, 1998. Freedman, Pisani, Purves and Adhikari.
third Edition. Norton.
**WebPage:**
- http://omega.albany.edu:8008/mat108
**Exercises:**
- http://omega.albany.edu:8008/Estats
**T.A.s:**
- Ms. Lucy Howes. (Office) ES239 442-4643. (Email) LH1940.
(Office Hours) MWF 10:05-11:10.
Also tutoring room TAs at ES138. Check the schedules.

**Topics**

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

**EVALUATION**

Exam I | Thrs. Feb. 18 |

Exam II | Thrs. Mar. 18 |

Exam III | Thrs. Apr. 15 |

Exam IV | Thrs. May 6 |

**EXTRA CREDIT:** You can add up to 20 extra points to your final
cummulative score by emailing (before each exam) to CR569, five
*original* and *correct* multiple choice questions with the special
format and special instructions explained in

http://omega.albany.edu:8008/mat108dir/xtra99.html

**Note:**

FinalScore = (TotalBest3Exams + XtraCredit)/3

All exams are cumulative, multiple choice, close-book, calculators are allowed. Final scores below 30% are failing grades.

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On 28 Jan 1999, 09:04.