# MATH 108 Fall 2006 Schedule

Unless otherwise specified, all readings and homework assignments are from the text:
Samuels and Witmer, Statistics for the Life Sciences (3rd ed.), Prentice Hall, 2003. ISBN 0-13-041316-X
HW Due
SecPageQuestions
1Thu 7Sep-- Variables, distributions, histograms, mean/median
2Tue 12Sepch1-2 Quantiles, boxplots, standard deviation, resistance
3Thu 14Sep3.1-3.5 Sampling, event trees, Venn diagrams, conditional probability
HW1 2.1p.11 2.3
2.3p.24 2.5, 2.6
2.4p.30 2.20, 2.22, 2.28, 2.29
2.5p.38 2.33, 2.36
2.6p.48 2.45
ch2p.66 2.69, 2.78
4Tue 19Sep3.6-3.7 Independence, mutual exclusivity (skip 3.8-3.9)
5Thu 21Sep4.1-4.3 Conditional probability, independence: examples
HW2 3.2p.77 3.1
3.3p.83 3.5
3.4p.87 3.6, 3.9, 3.11
3.5p.92 3.13, 3.14
3.7p.102 3.24
ch3p.117 3.38, 3.46
6Tue 26Sep4.4-5.1 Normal distribution
7Thu 28Sep5.3-5.6 Sampling distributions, Central Limit Theorem (skip 5.2, 5.5)
HW3 4.3p.131 4.1, 4.9, 4.10, 4.11
4.4p.139 4.18, 4.21
ch4p.147 4.40, 4.41, 4.42
5.3p.164 5.16, 5.17
8Tue 3Oct6.1-6.3 Confidence intervals
9Thu 5Oct Midterm 1: ch1-5
10Tue 10Oct6.4-6.5 Student's t-distribution (skip 6.6)
11Thu 12Oct7.1-7.4 Standard error and confidence interval on m1-m2
HW4 5.3p.166 5.27, 5.28
ch5p.177 5.45, 5.46
6.2p.185 6.4, 6.5
6.3p.194 6.12, 6.13
6.4p.198 6.27
6.5p.204 6.31, 6.33
ch6p.216 6.56, 6.57
12Tue 17Oct7.4-7.7 Null hypothesis, test statistic, P-value
13Thu 19Oct7.8-7.11 Review
HW5 7.2p.226 7.4, 7.5, 7.9
7.3p.232 7.12, 7.17, 7.18
7.4p.243 7.24, 7.26, 7.33, 7.36, 7.37
ch7p.305 7.104, 7.105
14Tue 24Octch7 Planning a study, Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney
15Thu 26Oct9.2, 9.4 Paired Samples: t-test, sign test (skip: 9.3, 9.5-9.7, binomial dist)
(erratum: p.291 Table 7.19: row headings "One tail" and "Two tails"
should be switched, to match Table 6 p.680)
HW6 7.5p.255 7.42
7.6p.265 7.54
7.7p.272 7.59
7.8p.278 7.67
7.11p.296 7.79
ch7p.300 7.86, 7.87, 7.88, 7.98, 7.103, 7.107
16Tue 31Oct10.1 Categorical data, chi-squared, Table 9 (skip 10.2-10.10)
17Thu 2Nov11.1 Review
HW7 ch7p.307 7.109
9.2p.356 9.2,, 9.7
9.4p.369 9.15, 9.16, 9.19
ch9p.385 9.38, 9.39, 9.40(a), 9.49, 9.51
18Tue 7Nov Midterm 2: ch6-9
19Tue 14Nov11.1-11.3 ANOVA, within groups vs. between groups
(errata: p.471 last paragraph and caption 11.4: MS(within) = 23.333.
p.472 bottom formula: "Mean Square Between Groups")
20Thu 16Nov11.4-11.5 Global F-test, Table 10, F-test vs. t-test (skip 11.6-11.9)
HW8 ch9 p.389 9.52, 9.55
10.1p.400 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.11
ch10p.455 10.74, 10.75, 10.81
11.2p.475 11.5
21Tue 21Nov12.1-12.3 Linear Regression, residual, interpretation
22Thu 23Nov12.4-12.5 Hypothesis testing using linear regression, Correlation (skip 12.6-12.7)
HW9 11.2p.475 11.2
11.4p.481 11.8, 11.9, 11.11, 11.13
11.5p.485 11.15
ch11p.518 11.40, 11.41, 11.42, 11.43a
(erratum 11.43: compare p-value with 11.42, not 11.37)
23Tue 28Nov (All TWU classes cancelled)
24Thu 30Nov Correlation; review
(HW postponed to Tue)
(office hours cancelled)
25Tue 5Dec Review
(marked HW can be picked up in office hours Wed-Fri)
HW10 12.2p.536 12.1, 12.4, 12.7, 12.10
(12.4d: see Figure 12.8)
12.3p.548 12.16, 12.18
12.4p.553 12.23, 12.26
12.5p.564 12.30, 12.31
Sat 16Dec Final Exam (9-11am)