Math 115: Statistical Reasoning

Spring 2018, Section 19

Welcome to Statistical Reasoning!

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Syllabus & Class Information

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Instructor Information

  Ms. Lindsey Fox (call me Lindsey)
  Graduate Teaching Associate, Department of Mathematics
  lfox7@vols.utk.edu
  Ayres 208
  Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:00am -1:00pm, or by appointment
  Extra Help/Free Tutoring: Math Tutorial Center

Notes/Handouts

  Formula Sheet
  t and chi-squared Charts
  Sampling Distributions Summary

  Notes #1: Summation Notation and Calculating Sample Statistics
  Notes #1: Summation Notation and Calculating Sample Statistics (Filled In)
  Handout: Calculating Sample Statistics with the TI83/84
  Notes #2: Discrete Populations
  Notes #2: Discrete Populations (Filled In)
  Handout: Calculating (Discrete) Population Parameters with the TI83/84
  Notes #3: Discrete Populations - Expected Value
  Notes #4: Discrete Populations - Distribution Shapes
  Notes #5: Probability
  Notes #6: Percentiles
  Handout: Exam 1 Information
  Notes #7: Continuous Populations
  Notes #8: Continuous Populations - Four Basic Distributions
  Handout: Continuous Populations Summary
  Notes #9: Sampling Distributions
  Notes #9: Sampling Distributions (Filled In)
  Handout: Sampling Distributions Summary
  Handout: Exam 2 Information
  Notes #10: Hypothesis Testing
  Handout: Steps and Definitions of Hypothesis Testing
  Notes #11: Hypothesis Testing - Examples
  Notes #11: Hypothesis Testing - Examples (Filled In)
  Notes #12: Chi-squared Goodness-of-Fit Test
  Notes #12: Chi-squared Goodness-of-Fit Test (Filled In) - Example 2
  Handout: Exam 3 Information
  Notes #13: Test for Independence (Filled In)
  Notes #14: Confidence Intervals
  Handout: Final Exam Information

Assignments & Solutions

Category Assignment Solutions Due Date Location Comments
PC Prep Check #1: Summation Notation and Calculating Sample Statistics ----- Fri. 1/19 @11:59pm MSL
PC Prep Check #2: Discrete Populations ----- Wed. 1/24 @11:59pm MSL
PC Prep Check #3: Discrete Populations - Distribution Transformations Prep Check #3 Solutions Mon. 1/29 @9:05am In Class
HW Homework #1: Samples and Discrete Populations ----- Fri. 2/2 @11:59pm MSL Reopened until Mon. 4/30 @11:59pm.
Late penalty applies.
PC Prep Check #4: Probability ----- Mon. 2/5 @11:59pm MSL
HW Homework #2: Probability ----- Wed. 2/7 @11:59pm MSL Reopened until Mon. 4/30 @11:59pm.
Late penalty applies.
PC Prep Check #5: Mega Deck Prep Check #5 Solutions Fri. 2/9 @9:05am In Class
HW Homework #3: Neal's Pizza and Ale House Homework #3 Solutions Mon. 2/12 @9:05am In Class
PC Prep Check #6: Roulette Prep Check #6 Solutions Mon. 2/12 @9:55am In Class
----- Practice Test #1 Practice Test #1 Solutions ----- ----- This is an old exam. Some of the notation and wording may be different.
----- Practice Test #2 Practice Test #2 Solutions ----- ----- This is an old exam. Some of the notation and wording may be different.
PC Prep Check #7: Continuous Populations ----- Mon. 2/26 @11:59pm MSL
PC Prep Check #8: Continuous Populations - Practice with the Four Basic Distributions Prep Check #8 Solutions Wed. 2/28 @9:05am In Class
PC Prep Check #9: Continuous Populations - Applications Prep Check #9 Solutions Fri. 3/2 @9:05am In Class
PC Prep Check #10: Dice Data Collection Prep Check #10 Solutions Fri. 3/2 @9:55am In Class
HW Homework #4: Continuous Populations - Four Basic Distributions ----- Fri. 3/2 @11:59pm MSL Reopened until Mon. 4/30 @11:59pm.
Late penalty applies.
HW Homework #5: Maracas Bay Beach Homework #5 Solutions Mon. 3/5 @9:05am In Class
HW Quiz #1: Notation Quiz #1 Solutions Fri. 3/9 @9:05am Taken In Class
PC Prep Check #11: Girl Scout Cookies Prep Check #11 Solutions Mon. 3/19 @9:55am In Class
HW Homework #6: Sampling Distributions ----- Mon. 3/19 @11:59pm MSL Reopened until Mon. 4/30 @11:59pm.
Late penalty applies.
----- Practice Test #3 Practice Test #3 Solutions ----- ----- This is an old exam. Some of the notation and wording may be different.
----- Practice Test #4 Practice Test #4 Solutions ----- ----- This is an old exam. Some of the notation and wording may be different.
PC Prep Check #12: Writing Hypotheses and Non-technical Results ----- Wed. 3/28 @11:59pm MSL
HW Quiz #2: Steps and Definitions of Hypothesis Testing Quiz #2 Solutions Wed. 4/4 @9:05am Taken In Class
HW Homework #7: Calculating P-values ----- Thurs. 4/5 @11:59pm MSL Reopened until Mon. 4/30 @11:59pm.
Late penalty applies.
PC Prep Check #13: Setting up the Nine Hypothesis Tests Prep Check #13 Solutions Fri. 4/6 @9:55am In Class
HW Homework #8: Nine Hypothesis Tests Homework #8 Solutions Wed. 4/11 @9:05am In Class
PC Prep Check #14: Fortune Cookies Prep Check #14 Solutions Wed. 4/11 @9:55am In Class
HW Homework #9: Full Hypothesis Tests ----- Wed. 4/11 @11:59pm MSL Reopened until Mon. 4/30 @11:59pm.
Late penalty applies.
HW Homework #10: Chi-squared Goodness-of-Fit Tests Homework #10 Solutions Fri. 4/13 @9:05am In Class
----- Practice Test #5 Practice Test #5 Solutions ----- ----- This is an old exam. Some of the notation and wording may be different.
----- Practice Test #6 Practice Test #6 Solutions ----- ----- This is an old exam. Some of the notation and wording may be different.
HW Homework #11: Independence in TV Shows Homework #11 Solutions Mon. 4/23 @9:05am In Class
PC Prep Check #15: Confidence Intervals for Real Estate Data Prep Check #15 Solutions Fri. 4/27 @9:55am In Class
HW Homework #12: Confidence Intervals ----- Fri. 4/27 @11:59pm MSL Reopened until Mon. 4/30 @11:59pm.
Late penalty applies.
----- Practice Test #7 Practice Test #7 Solutions ----- ----- This is an old exam. Some of the notation and wording may be different.

Videos

  Please note that some notation and minor details may be different in these videos than discussed in class, especially the steps for Hypothesis Testing.

  Calculating Sample Statistics
  Interpreting Sample Statistics
  Using 1Var-Stats for Sample Statistics
  Probability - Notation and Conditional Problems
  Probability - Independence and "And" Problems
  Probability - "Or" Problems
  Discrete Populations
  Discrete Populations - Expected Value
  Continuous Populations - Uniform and Standard Normal Distributions
  Continuous Populations - Normal Distribution
  Continuous Populations - t-Distribution
  Continuous Populations - chi-squared Distribution
  Sampling Distributions
  Hypothesis Testing
  chi-squared Goodness-of-Fit Test
  Test for Independence
  Confidence Intervals - Population Mean
  Confidence Intervals - Population Proportion
  Confidence Intervals - Population Variance and Standard Deviation