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Course Topics
This course is divided into the following six units.
Unit 1Exploring and Understanding Data
Unit 2Exploring Relationships Between Variables
Unit 3Gathering Data
Unit 4Randomness and Probability
Unit 5From Data at Hand to the World at Large
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Faculty of Science
Unit 1:
Exploring and
Understanding Data
STAT 1201
Introduction to Probability
and Statistics
Table of Contents
Unit 1: Exploring and Understanding Data
Introduction.U11
LearningOutcomes.U11
Chapter1:StatsStartsHere.U12
Chapter2:Display
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Faculty of Science
Unit 2:
Exploring Relationships
Between Variables
STAT 1201
Introduction to Probability
and Statistics
Table of Contents
Unit 2: Exploring Relationships Between Variables
Introduction.U21
LearningOutcomes.U21
Chapter6:Scatterplots,Assoc
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Faculty of Science
Unit 4:
Randomness and
Probability
STAT 1201
Introduction to Probability
and Statistics
Table of Contents
Unit 4: Randomness and Probability
Introduction.U41
LearningOutcomes.U41
Chapter12:FromRandomnesstoProbability.U42
Chapter13:Proba
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Faculty of Science
Unit 3:
Gathering Data
STAT 1201
Introduction to Probability
and Statistics
Table of Contents
Unit 3: Gathering Data
Introduction.U31
LearningOutcomes.U31
Chapter9:UnderstandingRandomness.U32
Chapter10:SampleSurveys.U313
Chapter11:Exper
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Introduction
Welcome to STAT 1201: Introduction to Probability and Statistics.
The Course Guide contains important information about the course structure, learning
materials, and expectations for completing the course requirements. It also provides
inform
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Learning Outcomes
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Distinguish between quantitative and categorical data and know which
graphical and tabular techniques to apply to each.
Produce and interpret graphical displays for simple data sets.
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How to Work through the Course
The Study Guide starts with an introduction explaining features of the textbook and
various other components that comprise the course. Proceed through the Study
Guide using your timetable to pace your study and keep you on t
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Help Available
Your Open Learning Faculty Member
You have been assigned an Open Learning Faculty Member who is an expert in the
content of this course. He or she will mark and comment on your assignments, keep a
close watch on your progress and on any dif
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Academic Integrity
Appropriate academic conduct requires that you complete your assignments
independently, honestly, and without misrepresentation or plagiarism. Typically,
plagiarism occurs in three forms when: a person uses someone elses exact words or
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Course Materials
Required Textbook
De Veaux, Richard D., Velleman, Paul F., and David E. Bock. Intro Stats. 4th ed. Boston:
Pearson Addison Wesley, 2014.
ISBN: 9780321825278
Solutions Manual
Craine, William B., III. Students Solutions Manual. Boston:
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Assessments
In order to successfully complete this course, you must obtain at least 50% on the
mandatory final examination and 50% overall. Students who do not submit an
assignment will be assigned a mark of 0 for that assignment. Students should be
aware
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Suggested Schedule
STAT 1201 is designed to be completed in sixteen weeks (four months), with weeks one
to thirteen for instruction and weeks fourteen to sixteen to study for the final examination.
However, this schedule is not rigid; you may complete the
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Introduction to Probability and Statistics
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Faculty of Science
Unit 6
Assignment
STAT 1201
Introduction to Probability
and Statistics
STAT 1201: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
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Unit 6 Assignment
This assignment has a total of 70 marks and counts 6% towards your
final course grade.
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Unit 3
Assignment
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Introduction to Probability
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STAT 1201: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
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Unit 3 Assignment
This assignment has a total of 70 marks and counts 6% towards your final
course grade.
1
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Introduction to Probability and Statistics
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Faculty of Science
Unit 5
Assignment
STAT 1201
Introduction to Probability
and Statistics
STAT 1201: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
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Unit 5 Assignment
This assignment has a total of 100 marks and counts 8% towards your
final course grade.
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Introduction to Probability and Statistics
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Summer 2016
Faculty of Science
Unit 4
Assignment
STAT 1201
Introduction to Probability
and Statistics
STAT 1201: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
A41
Unit 4 Assignment
This assignment has a total of 70 marks and counts 6% towards your final
course grade.
1
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SUMMARY
Profitability
The profitability of Chilliwacky Corporation appears to be on a steady decline over the years
from 2011 to 2015, compared to the benchmark. This is shown by the declining gross profit
margin, operating margin and net profit margin.
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Chapter 1:
1.
a. Identify the "5 W's plus H."
Who 728 older men and women were involved in the study.
What Plasma total homocysteine concentrations, Serum and vitamin B12
concentrations, what the age of participants are,
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Introduction to Probability
and Statistics
STAT 1201: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
A61
Unit 6 Assignment
Thisassignmenthasatotalof70marksandcounts6%towardsyourfinalcourse
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1. Chapter20:Ex
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Introduction to Probability
and Statistics
STAT 1201: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
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Unit 3 Assignment
Thisassignmenthasatotalof70marksandcounts6%towardsyourfinalcourse
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Assignment
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Introduction to Probability
and Statistics
STAT 1201: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
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Unit 5 Assignment
Thisassignmenthasatotalof100marksandcounts8%towardsyourfinalcourse
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and Statistics
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