HW 1: Random Ice Cream Prices (assigned Mon Sept 22; due Mon Sept 29)
Topics: Simulation, probability, random variable, expected value Computer use: R
You may work with one partner on this assignment, handing in one report with both
names, provided that b
STAT 301 Fall 2014
HW9: Nicotine Lozenge (assigned on Wed Oct 29; due on Mon Nov 3)
Topics: Two-proportion z-test, two-proportion z-interval, experiment Computer use:
Theory-based inference applet
You may work with one partner on this assignment, handing
STAT 301 Fall 2014
HW12: Baldness and Heart Disease? (assigned on Wed Nov 5; due on Mon Nov 10)
Topics: case-control studies, odds ratio, CI for odds ratio
You may work with one partner on this assignment, handing in one report with both
names, provided t
STAT 301 Fall 2014
HW11: Murderous Nurse? (assigned on Mon Nov 3; due on Mon Nov 10)
Topics: Two-sample z-test for comparing proportions, relative risk, CI for relative risk Computer
use: Theory-Based Inference applet or R
You may work with one partner on
STAT 301 Statistics I Fall 2014
Instructor: Allan Rossman
Class Times: MW 8:10-10
Class Location: 14-250
Office: Faculty Office Building East 25-107C
Email: arossman@calpoly.edu (best way to contact me)
Office Hours: MTW 2-3, ThF 9-10, and by appointment,
HW 2: Predicting Elections from Faces (assigned Wed Sept 24; due Mon Sept 29)
Topics: Null model, simulation, null distribution, approximate p-value Computer use:
Coin-tossing applet
You may work with one partner on this assignment, handing in one report
STAT 301 Statistics I Fall 2014
HW17: Brain size and schizophrenia? (assigned Mon Dec 1; due Wed Dec 3)
Topics: Paired data, paired t-test, paired t-interval, sign test Computer use: Matched Pairs
Randomization applet
You may work with one partner on this
STAT 301 Statistics I Fall 2014
HW14: Game show prices? (assigned Mon Nov 17; due Wed Nov 19)
Topics: One-sample t-interval, one-sample t-test, prediction interval Computer use: R
You may work with one partner on this assignment, handing in one report wit
STAT 301 Fall 2014
HW10: Tracking Penguins (assigned on Wed Oct 29; due on Wed Nov 5)
Topics: Simulating randomization test for 22 table, hypergeometric probability, Fishers
exact test
Computer use: Analyzing Two-Way Tables applet
You may work with one pa
STAT 301 Statistics I Fall 2014
HW15: Motivation and creativity? (assigned on Wed Nov 19; due Mon Nov 24)
Topics: Simulating randomization test with quantitative response Computer use: Simulating
randomization test (quantitative response) applet
You may w
STAT 301 Fall 2014
HW 7: Thinking of a number? (assigned on Mon Oct 13; due on Oct 15)
Topics: One-proportion z-confidence interval, sample size determination, adjusted Wald
procedure
Computer use: Theory-based inference applet or R (for one-proportion z-
HW 4: Playing Word Games (assigned on Wed Oct 1; due on Mon Oct 6)
Topics: Significance level, rejection region, type I error, type II error, power, factors that
influence power
Computer use: Power simulation applet, R (for binomial probability calculatio
STAT 301 Fall 2014
HW 6: Spinning tennis racquet (assigned on Wed Oct 8; due on Mon Oct 13) Topics:
Normal approximation, one-proportion z-test, continuity correction Computer use:
Theory-based inference applet or R (for one-proportion z-test)
You may wor
HW 5: Filling cereal boxes (assigned on Mon Oct 6; due on Wed Oct 8)
Topics: Normal probability distribution/calculations, z-score
Computer use: Normal probability calculator applet or R (for normal probability calculations)
You may work with one partner
HW 3: Expressing Commitment (assigned on Mon Sept 29; due on Wed Oct 1)
Two-sided test, plausible values, confidence interval Computer use: One-proportion
inference applet
You may work with one partner on this assignment, handing in one report with both
n
STAT 301 Statistics I Fall 2014
HW16: Close friends? (assigned Mon Nov 24; due Mon Dec 1)
Topics: Two-sample t-test, two-sample t-interval Computer use: R, Theory-Based Inference
applet
You may work with one partner on this assignment, handing in one repo
Stat 301
Are all Beethovens Left Handed?
Introduction:
We decided to perform a study on whether a persons dominant hand has influence on whether
or not they play an instrument. We were interested to see whether left handed people are truly
more musically