# STAT 280: Elementary Applied Statistics

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## Announcements

Final Project: is a common class project, and is due on the date of our class final, 12/13/06, 10-11 a.m., at my office in Duncan Hall, 2077. You may work in groups (up to N=4), and the write-up must include all the names of your group members.

Writeup    Data

Test 1 (covers chapters 1-5) Is scheduled for October 25. Test will be closed book; a cheatsheet on a single piece of paper is permitted. Tables will be provided. Calculators, etc. allowed, under pledged conditions. Sample test is available HERE. A review will be conducted October 22, 1930-2130, somewhere in Duncan Hall (first floor). TEST RESULTS are here. Thanks to everyone for doing a great job on the test.

8/28/05: WELCOME to STAT 280!

## Homework Assignments

Homework 0 (optional): Assigned 8/28/06, due Wednesday, 9/6/06 (in class) - "Statistics in the News," good for 1 point on final course grade.
Find an example of statistics in the news and summarize. To receive credit, your example must (1) state the 'headline'; (2) summarize the data, with an explanation for the data presentation technique you chose; (3) state and evaluate/critique the claim; (4) include the citation; (5) paper must be NO MORE THAN 1 PAGE!

Homework 1: Assigned 9/1/06 , due 9/15.
Chapter 1: 2, 14, 18, 20, 28, 32, 36, 42, 46, 50, 58, 76, 80, 84, 86, 92, 94, 96, 110, and 130.

Homework 2: Due 9/29.
Chapter 2: 2, 6, 14, 22, 30, 38, 42, 50, 52, 58, 62, 70, 74, 88, 90, 96, 98, 104

Homework 3: Due 10/6
Chapter 3: 62, 63, 64, 65, 69, 72, 76, 86, 87, 91

Homework 4: Due 10/13
Chapter 4: 59, 60, 76, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 120, 124

Homework 5: Due 10/20
Chapter 5: 11, 12, 23, 32, 34, 36, 56, 61, 62, 64, 66

Homework 6: Due 11/6 (Monday)
Chapter 6: 5, 6, 10, 20, 24, 37, 38, 40, 41, 54, 56, 61, 106, 109

Homework 7: Due
Chapter 7: 6, 8, 12, 18, 20, 42, 54, 56, 62, 72, 86, 118, 122

Homework 8: Due
Chapter 8: 2, 6, 22, 26, 32, 36, 38, 44, 50, 70, 72

## Laboratory Assignments

Labs SHOULD be due at the end of the lab period, once we straighten out the printing problems. If you cannot attend your lab and wish to switch, please coordiante withy your labbie. Any changes or "negotiated" turn-in arrangements must be coordinated with your labbie.

Graders, Labbies and Lab section roster

• Lab 1 can be found here, Dataset can be found here.
• Lab 2 can be found here, Dataset can be found here.
• Lab 3 can be found here, Dataset can be found here.
• Lab 4 can be found here, Dataset can be found here.
• Lab 5 can be found here.
• Lab 6 can be found here, Dataset can be found here. (NOTE: Same as dataset2.)
• Lab 7 can be found here

## Lecture Notes

Chapter 1 Graphs, descriptive statistics, "normal" distribution   Version b1   Version b2
Chapter 2 Scatterplot, least squares regression Version b   Cheat Sheet
Chapter 3 Experimental design, sampling, inference  Version b
Chapter 4 Randomness, probability concepts and models   Version b
Chapter 5 Sampling distribution for counts and proportions
Chapter 6 Statistical Inference & Confidence Interval   Version b
Chapter 7 Inference for Means   Version b
Chapter 8 Inference for Proportions   Version b
Ch __ time series
Ch __ categorical data analysis
Ch __ multivariate (multiple) regression and ANOVA
Ch __ bootstrap resampling
Ch __ special topic 5

## Final Project

 Due: Last day of finals TBD for graduating seniors TBD for non-graduating students

Within this project you must demonstrate five different aspects of a statistical study. The project should be 5-10 pages in length. You may use either an observational study or a designed experiment. I must approve your topic of research before you begin.