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# syllabus - Statistics 101 – Sections M & N Fall 2009...

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1 Statistics 101 – Sections M & N Fall 2009 Instructor: Professor Randy Griffiths Office: 3215 Snedecor Phone: (515) 294-7561 email: [email protected] Course website: http://streaming.stat.iastate.edu/~stat101/homepage.html Section website: http://streaming.stat.iastate.edu/~stat101_MN/ Office Hours: At the end of class or by appointment Lecture: MWF 8:00-8:50 Agronomy 2050 Laboratory: Section M: R 8:00-9:50, 3105 Snedecor Section N: R 10:00-12:00, 3105 Snedecor Required Text: Intro Stats, 3 nd Edition, Richard D. DeVeaux & Paul F. Velleman, Addison Wesley Objectives: The objectives of the course are to help students develop an understanding of statistical thinking and to enable students to apply basic statistical techniques. By the end of the course students should be informed and critical consumers of quantitative arguments. Important Dates: Week of Aug. 24 – 28: NO LAB Monday, Sept. 7: Labor Day Holiday, NO CLASS M-F Sep 14-18: EXAM 1 (Chapters 1 – 6) M-F Oct 12-16: EXAM 2 (Chapters 7 –13) M-F Nov 9-13: EXAM 3 (Chapters 18I – 21) Nov 23-27: Thanksgiving, NO CLASSES Th Dec 10-F Dec 18: FINAL EXAM (Chapters 18II, 23-26) F Nov 20, W Dec 9, F Dec 11: No class – time credit for taking exams by computer Syllabus: Tentative Dates Material Text M Aug 24 Stats Starts Here Chapter 1 W Aug 26 Data Chapter 2 F Aug 28 Categorical Data Chapter 3 M Aug 31 - F Sep 4 Quantitative Data Chapter 4 W Sep 9 Comparing Distributions Chapter 5 F Sep 11 - W Sep 16 The Standard Deviation as a Ruler and The Normal Model Chapter 6 M Sep 21 - W Sep 23 Scatterplots, Association, Correlation Chapter 7 F Sep 25 W

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