** Introduction to Statistical Methods (201-922-DW)**

Laboratory Technology - Analytical Chemistry Program

Dawson College, Fall 2016

Taught by Emilie Richer

**Downloadable Stuff**

Emilie Richer's Schedule Fall 2016

General Course Outline (part I of II)

Teacher's Supplement to Course Outline (part II of II)

Official class textbook: George McArthur's Statistics

Alternate textbook: Open Intro Statistics
**Solutions**

Solutions to In-class Assignment #1

Solutions to Take-home Assignment #1

Solutions to Bonus Assignment #1

Solutions to Test #1

Solutions to Quiz #1

Answers to Quiz #2

Solutions to In-class Assignment #2

Solutions to Test #2

Solutions to Quiz #3

Standard Normal Probabilities Table

Student's t-table

**INFORMATION****12 DECEMBER 2016** announcements:
Here is your Final Assignment. It is optional and due on December 21, 2016

**30 NOVEMBER 2016** announcements:
Here is your Test 3 Study Guide

**16 NOVEMBER 2016** announcements:

This week we are covering the Standard Normal Distribution and Normal Approximation to the Binomial.

Practice Exercises:

From **Official Textbook**:

p.71 #16-24

(These exercises cover the Normal Approximation to the Binomial)

**9 NOVEMBER 2016** announcements:

Today we covered the Normal Distribution and the Standard Normal distribution. Here are some practice exercises to prepare you for next week's Quiz:

Practice Exercises:

From **Official Textbook**:

p.69 #1-12

From **Alternate Textbook**:

Section 3.6.1

p.158 #3.1 - 3.6**2 NOVEMBER 2016** announcements:

For Monday's test 2, please remember to bring your non-programmable calculator - and, unlike your quiz, you will not have access to an info sheet on how to use your calculator**1 NOVEMBER 2016** announcements:

Here is a Test 2 Study Guide**25 OCTOBER 2016** announcements:

Here are practise exercises for tomorrow's quiz: calculator quiz exercises . **24 OCTOBER 2016** announcements:

There will be a Quiz in Wednesday's class covering the use of the calculator for calculating various values. Here is a summary of what we covered in class regarding using the calculator in STAT mode .

**17 OCTOBER 2016** announcements:

There will be a Quiz in Wednesday's class covering today's class material: probability distributions. Below are some problems that you should try to help you prepare for Wednesday's quiz.

Practice Exercises:

From **Official Textbook**:

Section 2.6 (p.45)

- #19a, 20a, 21a, 22a, 23a

**3 OCTOBER 2016** announcements:

Here is a Test 1 Study Guide**26 SEPTEMBER 2016** announcements:

Test #1 has been **rescheduled to October 5th**

Material covered in class:

- Defining independent events
- Introduction to counting (permutations)

More Practice Exercises:

From **Alternate Textbook**:

Section 2.6 (p.116)

- #2.9, 2.26, 2.27-2.30
- Read example #2.52 on p.96 and try the guided practice #2.53

**21 SEPTEMBER 2016** announcements:

- Conditional probability continued

- Solutions to Take-home Assignment #1 are available for download (see link above)

**17 SEPTEMBER 2016** announcements:

Click here for Assignment #1 due Wednesday September 21, 2016 at 2:30pm

Practice Exercises:

From **Official Textbook**:

- p.36 #1-5
- p.39 #26-28

From **Alternate Textbook**:

Section 2.6 (p.116)

- #2.1 to 2.8
- #2.10 to 2.11
- #2.12 a, b, c
- #2.14, 2.16, 2.19-2.25

(solutions to odd numbered problems on p.409)

Other info:

- Both textbooks are available for free download (see link above)

**15 SEPTEMBER 2016** announcements:

- Definitions of probability
- Computing probability
- Conditional probability

- Solutions to In-class Assignment #1 are available for download (see link above)

**31 AUGUST 2016** announcements:

- Venn diagrams to illustrate events
- Union, intersection, mutual exclusivity, complement of sets
- Events within a sample space

**24 AUGUST 2016** announcements:

- Presentation of course and course outline
- Introduction to Sample Spaces

- The textbook is now available for download (see link above)

**23 AUGUST 2016** announcements:

Welcome to your Statistics Class! You will find all material related to the course on this website, including a PDF version of your textbook, a reference textbook, solutions to your tests and quizzes and a summary of what was covered in class. Please check the website every few days to keep abreast of what's happening in the class.