Statistics

Spring, 2004

Course Syllabus | Professor Scofield's schedule & homepage

**Applets**

Effect of adjusting bin size in a histogram:
applet 1 |
applet 2

Sampling Reese's Pieces

An applet for the distribution of simulated dice rolls

From W. H. Freeman and Co. publishing

Sampling Reese's Pieces

An applet for the distribution of simulated dice rolls

From W. H. Freeman and Co. publishing

Mean & median |
1-variable statistics calculator |
Normal curve calculator

Correlation & regression | Simple random sample | What is probability?

Expected value | Central limit theorem | Normal approximation to binomial distribution

Confidence intervals | Tests of significance | 1-way ANOVA | 2-asset portfolios

More applets on normal distributions:
Seeing Statistics | the
68-95-99.7 rule
Correlation & regression | Simple random sample | What is probability?

Expected value | Central limit theorem | Normal approximation to binomial distribution

Confidence intervals | Tests of significance | 1-way ANOVA | 2-asset portfolios

**Other course materials**

Labs:
Lab 1 |
Lab 2

A table of useful information concerning certain density functions

Notes on means/variances for combinations of variables

Sources of nonsampling error

Final exam review: Review questions (general) | Inference practice problems and their solutions

A table of useful information concerning certain density functions

Notes on means/variances for combinations of variables

Sources of nonsampling error

Final exam review: Review questions (general) | Inference practice problems and their solutions

**
Tips for studying and policies**:
Group work and integrity |
Reading the textbook

**
Miscellany**:
Grading codes

**Software**

Mozilla web browser
for Windows or
Mac OS X

Stata: links to online learning resources

R: Download v. 1.8.1 (Windows) | list of add-on packages | manuals

Stata: links to online learning resources

R: Download v. 1.8.1 (Windows) | list of add-on packages | manuals

This page maintained by:
Thomas L. Scofield

Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Calvin College