San Jose State University, Department of Mathematics
Math 161A, sec. 03 – Applied Statistics I – Spring 2010
Kovaleva Olga, office: MH 439; e-mail: email@example.com
Homework assignments and course announcements will be posted regularly.
M 14:00 – 15:00, TTh 13:20 – 14:35 or by appointment
– 13:15, CL 234
Textbook and Other Required Material
Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences
, by Jay Devore, 7th ed.,
Student Solutions Manual for Devore's Probability and Statistics for Engineering and
(Optional, but recommended. It contains worked-out solutions to
all odd exercises)
a scientific calculator which has exponential, logarithmic, and factorial keys.
Programmable calculators will not be allowed during tests
MATH 31 with a grade of "C-" or better
Descriptive and inferential statistics. Collection and analysis of data, discrete and
continuous probability models, random variables, Central Limit Theorem, confidence
intervals, hypothesis testing.
Chapters from 1 through 8 omitting some sections
Tentative schedule, Math 161A - 03 (
subject to change) Changes will be announced in class
and posted on the course website.
1.4, 2.1, 2.2
Friday, Feb. 5
Last day to drop
without a “W” grade
Friday, Feb.12, Last date to