Stat 101 Spring 2010

Lecture 11-11:50 MWF 317 BH Lecturer: Fred Thulin (fthulin@uic.edu, 312-413-7872)

Office hours: 10:00-10:50 MWF and by appointment, 426 SEO

Lab 11-12:50 T (4133 BSB) or R (205BC SES) TA: Ying Zhou (607 SEO 312-996-4814 yzhou22@math.uic.edu)

Text: Intro Stats by De Veaux, Velleman and Bock, 3rd ed. (Pearson).

This course is based on traditional lectures and labs, but in addition there is online work that you will have to do on your own.

The online part of the course will be done on MyStatLab (Pearson) through www.coursecompass.com. All homeworks and quizzes will be done online. You will have to register with MyStatLab for access to the website for this course. Registration information was emailed to you – please register ASAP. Each homework and quiz may be attempted as many times as you wish within the start and end date. You may work at your own pace, irrespective of the class pace.

In lectures we will cover the basic concepts in each chapter and some examples. It is recommended that you read the entire chapter including examples before class. Video lectures, exercises and other materials are available to you in MyStatLab. You should make full use of these resources. In each lecture and lab, there will be time dedicated to discussion and answering questions.

Homework – 7%

Quizzes – 25%

Excel projects – 13%

Midterm – 20%

Final – 35%

Grade scale (tentative): A 90 - 100%, B 80 - 89%, C 65 - 79%, D 50 - 64%, F 0-50%.

Help is also available 8-6 in the Math Learning Center 430 SEO.

How to use TI-83/84 to compute probability

Midterm & Final sample problems

Tentative Syllabus

Text: Intro Stats by De Veaux, Velleman and Bock, 3rd ed. (Pearson)

Lecture Schedule

 Week Dates Reading 1 1/11, 13, 15 Chapters 1, 2, 3 2 1/20, 22 Chapter 4 3 1/25, 27, 29 Chapter 5 4 2/1, 3, 5 Chapter 6 5 2/8, 10, 12 Chapters 7, 8 6 2/15, 17, 19 Chapters 9, 11 7 2/22, 24, 26 Chapters 12, 13 8 3/1, 3, 5 Review; Midterm 3/5 9 3/8, 10, 12 Chapters 14, 15 10 3/15, 17, 19 Chapters 18, 19 11 3/29, 31, 4/2 Chapters 20, 21 12 4/5, 7, 9 Chapters 22, 23 13 4/12, 14, 16 Chapters 24, 25 14 4/19, 21, 23 Chapter 26 15 4/26, 28, 30 Review 16 Thursday, May 6 Comprehensive Final 10:30-12:30