Mid-Term_Guidelines

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MID-TERM EXAMINATION GUIDELINES Exam Day/Time: October 15, 2011 Saturday (7 to 9 PM) Actual exam time: 2 hours Place: TBA STRUCTURE Multiple Choice 40 True/False 25 Short answer 15 (3 problems worth 5 points each) Total 80 RULES Nothing besides calculators, pens/pencils, id cards allowed

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MID-TERM EXAMINATION GUIDELINES COVERAGE Chapters 1, 2, and 3 All slides and spreadsheets online Focus primarily on the online slides and spreadsheets, and use the text book just as a supplement – the questions will be mainly from the slides and spreadsheets Specifically, try to go through the chi-square worksheets from chapter 2, and the ‘Anova_results’ worksheet from chapter 3 . Make sure you go through the highlighted definitions and results in detail Go through all the slides from the chapter one power point presentation – it should cover chapter 1 very well Make sure you stress the highlighted points well enough when
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Unformatted text preview: you go through the slides from chapter 1 MID-TERM EXAMINATION GUIDELINES PROBLEMS • From chapter 2 focus on the following: • Types of variables, observations, & their properties • Definitions of probability • 3 types of probabilities • 5 types of events • 2 formulas (‘AND’ & ‘OR’) • 5 probability distributions: binomial, poisson, exponential, normal AND uniform (tossing of a coin) • Chi-square tests, including calculations of Fo and Fe, and chi-sqaure • From chapter 3 focus on the following : • Basics of simple and multiple regression, including types of variables, coefficients, R square values, assumptions, and pitfalls. • Moving averages, exponential smoothing, and LTMM methods and their basics • To the extent we could, we have avoided EXCEL questions in the exam, so do not focus on them!!!...
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## This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course ITIS ITIS1p97 taught by Professor Dr.susansproule during the Fall '11 term at Brock University.

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