Math 1100: Data, Probability, Statistics and Risk

Dr. M.

Office phone: 578-1580

 Message Board Wecome to the web site for Math1100 Section 3, Fall 2002. This site was prepared for the use of the students in the course, but you are welcome to browse. This section of M1100 was prepared as part of an NSF Course Development Project (NSF Grant #9980995)

Handouts, assignments and resources.

Week 1 (Aug. 26, 28, 30). Data: Collecting and using data.

Week 2 (Sept. 4, 6). Data: The concept of a variable.

Week 3 (Sept. 9,11, 13). Data: The concept of a distribution.

Week 4 (Sept. 16, 18, 20). Probability: Statistical significance, randomness and relative frequency.

Week 5 (Sept. 23, 25, 27). Probability: The language of experiments, outcomes and events.

Week 6 (Sept. 30, Oct. 2, Lili). Probability: The language of experiments, outcomes and events, continued.

Week 7 (Oct. 7, 9, Fall Break). Probability: The language of experiments, outcomes and events, continued.

Week 8 (Oct. 14, 16, 18). Review day (10/14), Test (10/16). Probability review.

Week 9 (Oct. 21, 23, 25). Probability: The binomial distribution.

Week 10 (Oct. 21, 23, 25). Probability: The binomial distribution.

Week 11. Statistics: Testing Hypotheses.

Week 12. Statistics: Margin of Error and Level of Confdence.

Week 13. Statistics: Margin of Error and Level of Confdence (continued).

Week 14. Statistics: Correlation.

Week 15. Statistics: Review. Exam 2.

• Nov. 25, 2002. Common themes in hypothesis testing, sampling and regression. Significance and P-value.
• Nov. 27, 2002. Exam 2 is a take-home exam, due Dec. 2, 2002. Exam Problems (PDF) | "Attached sheet"
• Nov. 29, 2002. Thanksgiving Holiday.

Week 16. Review

• Dec. 2, 2002. Concepts in data and probability.
• Dec. 4, 2002. Can you act randomly? Analysis of student data (300 "random" 0s and 1s)
• Dec. 6, 2002. Retrospective.

Study hard! See you in class!

Development of this course was partially supported by National Science Foundation Grant #9980995.