Statistics 110

# Text Assignments

## Statistics 110 Elementary Concepts of Statistics

### Spring Semester 2000

#### Text: General Statistics, 4th Edition, by Warren Chase and Fred Brown John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 0-471-28310-X Instructor: Alan Stein <stein@math.uconn.edu>

Section Topic Exercises
Week 1
1.1 The Nature of Statistics 3/1-5, 15, 19
1.2 Sampling 9/24, 25
1.3 Design of Experiments 15/29, 31, 33
1.4 Summary
2.1 Introduction to Descriptive Statistics
2.2 Summarizing Data 27/3, 6, 7, 13
2.3 Graphic Representations 35/18, 23, 25
2.4 Shape of a Distribution 40/31
Week 2
2.5 Stem-and-Leaf Plots 44/33, 37
2.7 Measures of Central Tendency 55/41, 43, 47, 49, 51, 55, 56, 57
Week 3
2.8 Measures of Dispersion 66/59, 61, 63, 67, 69
2.9 Percentiles, Quartiles and the IQR 72/71, 73, 77
2.10 Boxplots 78/79, 81, 83, 85
2.12 Summary Choose a sample of review exercises
Week 4
4.1 Introduction to Probability
4.2 Sample Spaces and Events 154/1, 2, 3, 5, 8
4.3 Probability of an Event 158/10, 11, 15, 16, 19, 21
4.4 Compound Events 167/24, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33
4.5 Inclusion/Exclusion and Multiplications Rules 174/34, 35, 37, 40, 42, 46
4.6 Combinatorics 181/49, 50, 51, 55, 57
4.7 Summary Choose a sample of review exercises
Week 5
5.2 Random Variables 196/11, 13, 15, 16
5.3 Discrete Probability Distributions 201/19, 21, 27
5.4 Mean and Variance 208/29, 31, 33, 36, 39
5.5 Binomial Probability Distribution 217/41, 42, 46, 49, 56, 61
5.6 Summary Choose a sample of review exercises
Week 6
6.1 Introduction to Continuous Probability Distributions
6.2 Continuous Probability Distributions 230/1, 3, 4
6.3 Normal Distribution
6.4 Standard Normal Distribution 240/5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12
6.5 Normal Probabilities 250/13, 14, 15, 19, 21, 23
6.6 Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution 257/25, 27, 31, 33, 37
Week 7
6.7 Central Limit Theorem 266/39, 41, 43, 45, 46, 47
6.8 Summary Choose a sample of review exercises
7.1 Introduction to Statistical Inference
7.2 Estimating a Population Mean 283/1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 15, 17
7.3 Hypothesis Testing Concerning a Population Mean 299/25, 27, 29, 33, 35
7.4 P-Values 304/39, 41, 43, 45, 49
Week 8
7.5 Inferences Concerning a Population Mean (Small Sample Case) 320/55, 56, 57, 59, 61, 67, 69
7.6 Inferences Concerning Population Proportions 335/83, 85, 87, 89, 91, 101, 103, 105, 111
7.8 Summary Choose a sample of review exercises
Week 9
8.2 Inferences Concerning Two Population Means (Dependent Samples) 352/1, 3, 7, 12
8.3 Inferences Concerning Two Population Means (Independent Samples) 361/13, 15, 17, 19
Week 10
8.4 Inferences Concerning Two Population Means (Independent Samples, Small Sample Case) 369/21, 23, 25, 34
8.5 Inferences Concerning Two Population Proportions 379/37, 39, 41, 43, 47
8.7 Summary Choose a sample of review exercises
Week 11
11.2 Chi-Square Test for Goodness-of-Fit 471/1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13
11.3 Tests of Independence: Contingency Tables 482/15, 17, 19
11.4 Tests of Homogeneity 487/22, 25, 26
11.6 Summary Choose a sample of review exercises
Week 12
12.1 Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics
12.2 Sign Test 498/1, 3, 5
12.3 Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test 509/6, 7, 10, 12
Week 13
12.4 Mann-Whitney U Test 518/16, 17, 19, 21
12.6 Discussion of Parametric vs Nonparamatric Tests Read
12.8 Summary Choose a sample of review exercises
Week 14
Review
Final Examination -- Friday, May 12 -- 11 a.m.-1 p.m.