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# Weekly schedule - Tentative Course Schedule(Subject to...

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Tentative Course Schedule (Subject to change at any time by announcement during class) WEEK TOPICS CHAPTERS IN-CLASS WORK DUE IN 1 Introduction Blackboard MyStatLab MINITAB overview 2 Introduction to the Practice of Statistics (1.1) Define statistics Understand the process of statistics Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative variables Distinguish between discrete and continuous variables Observational Studies, Experiments, and Simple Random Sampling (1.2) Organizing Qualitative Data (2.1) Organize qualitative data in tables Construct bar graphs Construct pie charts Review MINITAB 01 Chapter 1: 1.1, 1.2 Chapter 2: 2.1 3 Organizing Quantitative Data (2.2) Organize discrete data in tables Construct histograms of discrete data Organize continuous data in tables Construct histograms of continuous data Draw Stem-and-leaf plots Identify shape of a distribution Measures of Central Tendency(3.1) Determine the arithmetic mean of a variable from raw data Determine the median of a variable from raw data Determine the mode of the variable from raw data Use the mean and the median to help identify the shape of a distribution Comments about MINITAB 02 Chapter 2: 2.2 Chapter 3: 3.1 Quiz 1 (1.1, 1.2) Assignment 1 4 Measures of Dispersion (3.2) Compute the range of a variable from raw data Compute the variance of a variable from raw data Compute the standard deviation of a variable from raw data Use the Empirical Rule to describe data that are bell-shaped Measures of Position (3.4) Determine and interpret z -scores Determine and interpret percentiles Chapter 3: 3.2, 3.4 Quiz 2 (2.1, 2.2) Assignment 2 MINITAB 02

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5 Measures of Position (3.4) Check a set of data for outliers The Five-Number Summary and Boxplots
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