MATH 1240 - Fall 2017

Syllabi: 8am class 10am class

Useful links:

Datasets from our textbook

Datasets from the Lock textbook

Minitab free trial/rental information

Section 1.3 in Lock textbook

Sections 2.5, 2.6, and 2.7 in Lock textbook

Homework assignments/activities:

HW #1 - Due Tuesday, August 29
pp. 20-21 #1.13, 1.15, 1.17, 1.25
pp. 38-41 #2.7 (skip part e.), 2.15 (skip part c.), 2.19
pp. 49-50 #2.34, 2.35, 2.36
pp. 61-64 #2.61 (don't forget to interpret!), 2.63, 2.65, 2.67, 2.71 (don't forget to interpret in part a.)

HW #2 - Due Tuesday, September 5
pp. 69-70 #2.87 (calculate by hand like we did in class!), 2.90
pp. 77-79 #2.102, 2.103, 2.105, 2.107, 2.113
pp. 82-83 #2.127, 2.128, 2.131
pp. 91-92 #2.141, 2.143, 2.145, 2.146

Activity #1 - Due Tuesday, September 12
Sections 1.1-1.4 and 2.1-2.7

Project #1 - Due Thursday, September 21
Data collection and presentation

HW #3 - Due Tuesday, September 26
The following are from Sections 2.5 and 2.6 in the Lock book (linked above)!
pp. 117-122 #2.182, 2.183, 2.190, 2.191, 2.195
pp. 134-136 #2.212, 2.213, 2.214, 2.216, 2.218, 2.221

HW #4 - Due Tuesday, October 3
pp. 129-131 #3.17, 3.19, 3.23, 3.25
pp. 142-143 #3.59, 3.61
p. 155 #3.81, 3.83, 3.85

HW #5 - Due Thursday, October 12
pp. 212-213 #4.71, 4.73, 4.80(a)(c) - find and interpret z-score for (c),
For every probability question in the following problems, sketch a graph that shows the probability - don't actually find the probability!
pp. 251-252 #5.37, 5.39, 5.41, 5.45, 5.49

HW #6 - Due Tuesday, October 24
For each of the following questions sketch a picture (based on the Empirical Rule) of the appropriate sampling distribution, and use your picture to answer (or approximate) the given questions.
pp. 302-304 #6.34, 6.35, 6.37, 6.41, 6.45
p. 307 #6.55, 6.56, 6.57, 6.58

HW #7 - Due Thursday, November 2
pp. 324-326 #7.15, 7.17, 7.23, 7.25, 7.27 (skip part b.)
pp. 334-335 #7.37 (Hint: s = 6.59), 7.39, 7.41 (Hint: s = 11.625), 7.43
For each of the following questions, whenever it asks for a confidence interval use the margin of sampling error (±1/√n) to create your interval instead.
pp. 342-343 #7.59, 7.61, 7.63, 7.65

HW #8 (last one!) - Due Thursday, November 16
For each of the following questions, just show the five steps of the relevant test (don't answer any of the other parts): null and alternative hypotheses, test statistic, p-value (picture only!), and conclusion. I've supplied the p-values, but don't forget to draw the normal curve to visualize them.
pp. 391-392 #8.39 (P=0.001), 8.41 (P=0.000), 8.43 (P=0.000), 8.47 (P=0.337)
pp. 397-398 #8.59 (P=0.246), 8.61 (P=0.749)
pp. 406-407 #8.83 (P=0.704), 8.85 (P=0.087), 8.87,(P=0.001) 8.89 (P=0.000)

Project #2 - Due Thursday, November 30
Bivariate data analysis or comparing two population means