STAT 216 - INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

SUMMER 2013


Instructor Information

Name Office Office Hours Phone Email Sections
David Patterson Math 208 To be announced 243-6748 dapatterson@mso.umt.edu 60
Rachel Chaphalkar Corbin 364 MTWR 10:45-11:15am, 12:45-1:15pm 243-4486 rachel.chaphalkar@umontana.edu 61,62
Cody Palmer Corbin 366 To be announced 243-4486 cody.palmer@umontana.edu 60
Jon Graham Math 204 MTWR (10:45-11:15, 1-2), By appointment 243-2561 jgraham@mso.umt.edu 61,62


General Information

  • Course Syllabus - Sections 60
  • Course Syllabus - Sections 61,62
  • Topic Outline
  • Course APPLETS Course Applets Here

    Course Notes

    Course Notes from each topic in the text are available here. The username and password for these notes was given on the first day of class. If you cannot remember the username and password, feel free to Email your instructor.

    R Information

  • R/R Commander Installation Guide for WINDOWS

    R-Commander Zip File

  • R-Commander Package

    R/R-Commander Manual

  • Table of Contents - pages 1-2
  • Chapter 1 (Introduction to R/R-Commander) - pages 3-16
  • Chapter 2 (Examining Distributions) - pages 17-38
  • Chapter 3 (Looking at Data: Relationships) - pages 39-66
  • Chapter 4 (Sampling Distributions) - pages 67-72
  • Chapter 5 (Inference for Population Means) - pages 73-82
  • Chapter 6 (Inference for Two-Way Tables) - pages 83-85
  • Calculator Help

    If you have questions about how to use your TI calculator to perform some type of statistical analysis, you might try the following link:

  • Help for TI graphing calculators
  • There are many other sites on the web with help for using various calculators: try a Google search with your calculator model.
  • For information about purchasing calculators at local stores, click here.
  • Tutors

    Some tutoring sources:
  • Emily, Mansfield Library, Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-1:00pm
  • TRIO Student Support Services (Lommasson Center 180, 243-5032)
  • Private Stat 216 tutors
  • Campus Computer Labs

    Lab Hours
    LA 240 Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
    LA 242 Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
    UC 225 Mon-Thu 8:00am-8:00pm, Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
    Library Mon-Thu 7:00am-10:00pm, Fri 7:00am-5:00pm,
    Sat-Sun 10:30am-6:30pm

    Homework Assignments

    Please turn in your homework on separate sheets of paper. Do NOT tear out the pages of your book to hand in as your homework.

    Due at the beginning of class; (R) indicates R data set
    Homework Problems Due date
    1 1-7(a,c,e,g,i,k,l,m), 1-12, 1-18, 2-17, 2-20 Thu, May 30
    2 3-8, 3-9, 3-16, 3-28 Mon, June 3
    3 4-13, 4-15, 4-19, 4-25 Wed, June 5
    4 5-12, 5-20, 5-23, 5-29 Thu, June 6
    5 6-7, 6-23(R), 6-25, 6-37 Tue, June 11 (*)
    6 7-8(b,e,h), 7-14(R), 7-24, 7-25 Thu, June 13
    7 8-26(R), 8-28, 8-35, 9-20 Tue, June 18
    8 9-11, 9-14, 10-9(R), 10-15, 10-30 Thu, June 20
    9 26-16(R), 26-22(R), 26-33(R), 27-13, 27-16(R) Tue, June 25
    10 27-20 (use R to calculate correlation), 28-22 (a - f only) (R), 28-26 (R) Optional practice problems: 28-24, 28-6 (R), 28-7 (R) (will not be graded, but solutions will be provided) Wed, June 26
    11 11-7, 11-8, 11-13, 11-15(a-d only) Wed, July 3
    12 12-5, 12-6, 12-13, 12-14 Tue, July 9
    13 13-6, 13-7, 13-8, 13-10 Thu, July 11
    14 14-7, 14-9, 14-12, 14-13 Tue, July 16
    15 15-6, 15-7, 16-7, 16-8 Wed, July 17
    16 17-8, 17-11, 17-23, 17-26 Tue, July 23
    17 18-8, 18-10, 18-19, 18-21 Thu, July 25
    18 19-11, 19-14, 20-8, 20-19 (in part b, change 22 to 22.5) Tue, July 30
    19 (optional - replaces 2nd lowest hw score) 21-11 , 21-12 , 22-9 Wed, July 31
    * We will not accept any late Homework #19 assignments.

    In-Class Activity Answers

    The answers to the in-class activities from each topic in the text are available here. The username and password for these solutions were given on the first day of class. If you cannot remember the username and password, feel free to Email your instructor.

    R Quick Help Instructions

    Topic 6

  • To open R and R-Commander
  • To read a data file into R
  • To change the order of the factor levels of a variable
  • To construct a bar graph
  • To construct a segmented bar graph
  • To copy a figure to a Word document

    Topic 7

  • To construct a histogram of a variable
  • To edit features of a histogram

    Topics 8,9

  • To compute the mean or median of a set of data
  • To compute all relevant numerical summaries for a set of data
  • To change a data value in an active data set
  • To delete a data value from a data set
  • To add new data to an active data set
  • To compute summary statistics for quantitative variables for different groups
  • To create a new variable (data transformation)

    Topic 10

  • To construct side-by-side boxplots

    Topic 26

  • To construct a scatterplot of y vs. x
  • To construct a labeled scatterplot

    Topic 27

  • To compute correlations between 2 or more variables

    Topic 28

  • To find the least squares regression line of y on x
  • To save the residuals from a least squares regression fit
  • To construct a residual plot
  • To compute the logarithm of a variable

  • Data Files

    To download, right-click and select "Save Target As" or "Save Link As"

    FOR SECTIONS 60 WITH
    DAVE

    Topic Datafiles
    6 Baldness.csv - HW 6-23
    7 DayHikes.csv - HW 7-14
    8 Matching.csv - Act. 8-2
    Rowers08.csv - Act. 8-3
    SeatBeltUsage07.csv - Act. 8-4
    Salary-60.csv - HW 8-26
    9 lifeexpect.csv - Act. 9-2
    ValuesFJ.csv - Act. 9-3
    10 IceCreamCalories.csv - Act. 10-3
    FanCost09.csv - Act. 10-4
    letters.csv - HW 10-9
    26 measurements-60.csv - Act. 26-5
    TVlife06.csv - Act. 26-6
    HMCdonors.csv - HW 26-16
    MuscleFatigue.csv - Act. 26-22
    AirlineMaint.csv - HW 26-33
    27 Cars99.csv - Act. 27-1
    Governors08.csv - Act. 27-2
    TVlife06.csv - Act. 27-3
    HMCdonors.csv - HW 27-16

    FOR SECTIONS 61 & 62 WITH
    JON

    Topic Datafiles
    6 Baldness.csv - HW 6-23
    7 DayHikes.csv - HW 7-14
    8 Matching.csv - Act. 8-2
    Rowers08.csv - Act. 8-3
    SeatBeltUsage07.csv - Act. 8-4
    AgeSalary-6162.csv - HW 8-26
    9 lifeexpect.csv - Act. 9-2
    ValuesFJ.csv - Act. 9-3
    10 IceCreamCalories.csv - Act. 10-3
    FanCost09.csv - Act. 10-4
    letters.csv - HW 10-9
    26 measurements-60.csv - Act. 26-5
    measurements-61.csv - Act. 26-5
    TVlife06.csv - Act. 26-6
    HMCdonors.csv - HW 26-16
    MuscleFatigue.csv - Act. 26-22
    AirlineMaint.csv - HW 26-33
    27 Cars99.csv - Act. 27-1
    Governors08.csv - Act. 27-2
    TVlife06.csv - Act. 27-3
    HMCdonors.csv - HW 27-16

    Test #4 will be given on Thursday, August 1 and will cover Topics 17-23. Please bring the following items to this exam: Review sessions for this exam will be given at the following times. You are welcome to attend either session or both if desired: Finally, to allow you 15 additional minutes to take the exam (to hopefully remove some of the time pressure), the exams for the different sections will be given at the following times:



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