
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 047128310X
Instructor: Alan Stein
<stein@math.uconn.edu>
Reading Assignments and Exercises
Section
 Topic
 Exercises

Week 1

1.1
 The Nature of Statistics
 3/15, 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
 StemandLeaf Plots
 44/33, 37

2.6
 Misleading Graphs

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
 PValues
 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
 ChiSquare Test for GoodnessofFit
 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 SignedRank Test
 509/6, 7, 10, 12

Week 13

12.4
 MannWhitney 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.

