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Unformatted text preview: Sullivan Fundamentals of Statistics , 2nd Edition Chapter 1 Slide 1 of 27 Textbook & Software You will need: Textbook: Fundamentals of Statistics , by Sullivan, 2nd Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008 (required) Student Access Kit (MyStatLab) (required) Software: MINITAB 14 or 15 (optional can use in student labs) Access to Blackboard Campus Edition 6 (CE6). courses.gmu.edu (Blackboard Learning System) (All course information can be found in CE6.) Scientific calculator does not need to be graphical . Please bring your textbook and calculator to each class! Sullivan Fundamentals of Statistics , 2nd Edition Chapter 1 Slide 2 of 27 Homework Assignments: MyStatLab MyStatLab- An on-line system that contains your Homework Assignments. Access MyStatLab via: CE6 (Click Homework Assignments link). Or www.coursecompass.com Homework assignments due (almost) every week; due dates posted in MyStatLab. You must submit your solutions to Homework Assignments electronically through MyStatLab. Technical questions about MyStatLab? Contact Support Center for Students at 1-800-677-6337 www.mymathlab.com/contactus_stu.html Sullivan Fundamentals of Statistics , 2nd Edition Chapter 1 Slide 3 of 27 MINITAB Assignments MINITAB - Statistical software package (Version 14 or 15) Access MINITAB via: Student Labs (Johnson Center or Innovation Hall) Or Install on your own PC (Buy student version bundled with textbook or rent via www.e-academy.com/minitab) Instructions for downloading MINITAB assignments are available in CE6. (Cannot download MINITAB itself from CE6!) Due dates for MINITAB assignments are listed on the schedule. For MINITAB Assignments: You are required to type your solutions. You must print out MINITAB assignments and submit them in class before the lecture begins. Sullivan Fundamentals of Statistics , 2nd Edition Chapter 1 Slide 4 of 27 Quizzes & Tests Quizzes - approximately every week (unless we are having a test). Most are ten minutes in duration. Two in-class tests. Cumulative final exam. Quizzes and tests are closed book and partially multiple- choice. Bring the following for each quiz and test: 1. Formula/Tables Sheets from textbook. 2. Calculator 3. Scantron form No.882-E 4. Pencil and good eraser. Honor Code: Read the GMU Code and follow it! The Honor Code is described in the University Catalog. Also available at: www.gmu.edu/catalog/apolicies/#honor_system_and_code Sullivan Fundamentals of Statistics , 2nd Edition Chapter 1 Slide 5 of 27 Chapter 1, Section 1 (Outline) Introduction to the Practice of Statistics Define statistics and statistical thinking....
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course STAT 250 taught by Professor Sims during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.

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