Math 131                                                                                              CSUDH

Elementary Statistics and Probability                                                            Dr. Sally Moite

Homework The Basic Practice of Statistics, 6th Edition by Moore, Notz and Fligner

Reading the text: Read each section of a text a number of times a) skim before class b) read after class c) refer to while doing homework d) review before test and final e) refer back to for review of concepts used in later sections. Chapter Summaries and Link Its, Review Chapters (7,17,22), and summaries in the front of the book are available for studying for tests.  The review chapters have summaries of the preceding chapters and Review and Supplementary Exercises. Use the index at the end of the book to locate definitions.

Problems: Start the problems listed here immediately after the section is started in class. As you read a chapter, do the odd number  Apply your Knowledge” and all “Check your Skills” multiple choice problems. Check the “Apply your Knowledge” and  Check your Skills” problems and the odd number exercises against the answers in the back of the book, and keep working on them until you can get that answer. You may refer to the student solution guide, or discuss the problems with your classmates or a tutor or me.  Test questions will be based on the three odd number exercises for each chapter assigned here. The exercise to be handed in is shown for each chapter. You will be able to ask about a few homework problems at the beginning of each class.

To The Student: Statistical Thinking xxvi-xxxii

Ch 1         1.1-1.12 (odds), 1.13-1.22 (all), Exercises 1.23, 1.29, 1.35 Hand in 1.32

Ch 2         2.1-2.14 (odds), 2.15-2.24 (all), Exercises 2.25, 2.29, 2.31 Hand in 2.48

Instructions for 2.48

-          The 4-Step Method is described on p.55. Follow that method and show the four steps (STATE, PLAN, SOLVE, CONCLUDE) in your answer.

-          Carefully describe the variable and give its units of measurement in your STATE step.

-          Example 2.9, p. 56 and 57, is similar to 2.48. Use it as a model for your solution.

-          In PLAN mention the specific graphs and calculations you will use.

-          Do stem plots like in figure 2.4. Find means and standard deviations by using a calculator or computer program, NOT a table like example 2.7.

-          In the conclusion describe how your answer is based on the means, standard deviations and stemplots.

Ch 3         3.1-3.14 (odds), 3.15-3.24 (all), Exercises 3.27, 3.41, 3.51 Hand in 3.28

Ch 3         Two other distributions – see class handout

Ch 4         4.1-4.13 (odds), 4.14-4.23 (all), Exercises 4.29,4.35, 4.39 Hand in 4.32

Ch 5         5.1-5.17 (odds), 5.18-5.27 (all), Exercises 5.31, 5.35, 5.41 Hand in 5.38

Ch 6         6.1-6.7 (odds), 6.8-6.17 (all), Exercises 6.21, 6.23, 6.31 Hand in 6.22

Ch 8         8.1-8.16 (odds), 8.17-8.25 (all), Exercises 8.31 (Use Table B), 8.37 (Use Table B),

8.41 (Use Table B) Hand in 8.28 (Use Table B)

Ch 9         9.1-9.18 (odds), 9.19-9.27 (all), Exercises 9.31, 9.37 (Use Table B), 9.47

Hand in 9.42 (use Table B, line 137 for (a), line 113 for (b))

Commentary – Data Ethics Write up short answers (one paragraph, with sentences) to Discussion

Exercises 1-4

Ch 10         10.1-10.20 (odds), 10.21-10.30 (all), Exercises 10.33, 10.41, 10.45 Hand in 10.44

Ch 11         11.1-11.13 (odds), 11.14-11.21 (all), Exercises 11.25, 11.27, 11.35 Hand in 11.30

Ch 12         12.1-12.16 (odds), 12.17-12.26 (all), Exercises 12.27, 12.31, 12.39 Hand in 12.36

Ch 13         13.1-13.12 (odds), 13.13-13.21 (all), Exercises 13.23, 13.25, 13.31 Hand in  13.38

Ch 14         14.1-14.10 (odds), 14.11-14.18 (all), Exercises 14.21, 14.25, 14.27 Hand in 14.20

Ch 15         15.1-15.18 (odds), 15.19-15.27 (all), Exercises 15.29, 15.37, 15.41 Hand in 15.28

Ch 16         16.1-16.18 (odds), 16.19-16.27 (all), Exercises 16.29, 16.35, 16.43 Hand in 16.34

Ch 18         18.1-18.14 (odds), 18.15-18.24 (all), Exercises 18.25, 18.33, 18.39 Hand in 18.30

Ch 19         19.1-19.15 (odds), 19.16-19.24 (all), Exercises 19.29, 19.35, 19.39 Hand in 19.38

Ch 20         20.1-20.14 (odds), 20.15-20.24 (all), Exercises 20.31, 20.35, 20.39 Hand in 20.32

Ch 21         21.1-21.8 (odds), 21.9-21.16 (all), Exercises 21.21, 21.29, 21.35 Hand in 21.18

Ch 23         23.1-23.17 (odds), 23.18-23.27 (all), Exercises 23.31, 23.37, 23.45 Hand in 23.30

Ch 24         24.1-24.15 (odds), 24.16-24.24 (all), Exercises 24.25, 24.33, 24.35 Hand in 24.44

Ch 25         25.1-25.14 (odds), 25.15-25.23 (all), Exercises 25.25, 25.31, 25.33 Hand in 25.24