430sylabus-summer-08 - STT 430: Introduction to Probability...

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STT 430: Introduction to Probability and Statistics Summer-2008 Time and Place: MWF 12:40 - 2:30 PM, Wells Hall C305 Instructor: Erkan Nane Office: A402 Wells Hall Phone No: 432-2355, E-mail: nane @stt.msu.edu WWW: http://www.stt.msu.edu/cp/summer08/430-101 Office hours: TTH 12:00—2:00 PM and by appointment. Text: Devore, J. (2008), Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, 7th ed. Thompson Brooks/Cole, Belmont CA. Course Description : Calculus-based probability and statistics with applications. Discrete and continuous random variables and their expectations. Point and interval estimation, tests of hypotheses, and simple linear regression. . Coverage: The textbook will be followed fairly closely. We will cover selected parts of Chapters 1-5, 7-9 and 12 as time permits. Chapter 1 : 1.1-1.4. Chapter 2 : 2.1-2.5. Chapter 3 : 3.1-3.6. Chapter 4 : 4.1-4.6. Chapter 5 : 5.4. Chapter 7 : 7.1-7.3. Chapter 8 : 8.1, 8.2, 8.4. Chapter 9 : 9.1-9.3. Chapter 12 : 12.1, 12.2, 12.5 Prerequisite: (MTH 234) Attendance: You are expected to attend all meetings of the class. If you miss a class for whatever reason, you are responsible for all materials, assignments and deadlines missed. While office hours provide an opportunity for
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