HE1004 (Syllabus): Introduction to Statistical
Theory and Methods
Jubo Yan
The purpose of this course is to teach you basic concepts, theories, and
methods in statistics. Most course materials are application oriented. That
is, after taking this course an

Pair of dice. Lets take as an example the roll X
of one fair die. We know = E(X) = 3.5. Whats
the variance and standard deviation of X?
Variance and standard deviation
Math 217 Probability and Statistics
Var(X)
= E (X )2
Prof. D. Joyce, Fall 2014
=
Varian

HE1004: Assignment 1
Jubo Yan
This assignment will NOT be marked but selected questions will be discussed in tutorial sessions. You are encouraged to practice them.
1. A five-number summary for the heights in inches of the female students
in a statistical

Determine whether you should assign equal probabilities to all 6 outcomes when this die is tossed.
Explain why.
First assignment
Math 217 Probability and Statistics
Prof. D. Joyce, Fall 2014
Assignment on combinatorics.
chapter 1 exercises.
Corresponds to

Basic Concepts and Examples
Jubo Yan
Division of Economics, Nanyang Technological University
yanjubo@ntu.edu.sg
January 11, 2016
Low Chan Kee & Jubo Yan (NTU)
HE1004 Intro to Stat Theory and Methods
January 11, 2016
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Overview
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Housekeeping
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Exampl