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COURSE OUTLINE

Course Number: STAT 1


Course Title: Elementary Statistics
Prerequisite: Math 11 or Math 17
Credit Units: 3 units (2 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory)
Course Description: Basic statistical concepts, frequency tables, summary measures, probability sampling,
estimation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, regression and correlation, goodness-
of-fit tests, tests of independence
Goal: Understand different statistical methods and develop competency in basic statistics
References: Walpole, R.E. Introduction to Statistics, any Introductory Statistics Book
Class Schedule:
Instructor: Sherelyn A. Evangelio
Consultation Hours: (see my consultation schedule at room 220)

COURSE CONTENT

Exam 1 Coverage Exam 3 Coverage


 Introduction to Statistics  Sampling Distribution
 Methods of Data Collection  Standard Error of the Mean/Central Limit Theorem
 Types of Data  Point and Interval Estimation
 Levels of Measurement  t-Distribution
 Summation Notation  Hypotheses Formulation
 Methods of Data Presentation  Types of Errors
 Frequency Distribution Table  Tests of Hypotheses on One Mean
 Measures of Central Tendency  Tests of Hypotheses on Two Independent Means
 Measures of Variation/ Dispersion  Tests of Hypotheses on Two Related Means

Exam 2 Coverage Exam 4 Coverage


 Counting; Permutation; Combination  Tests of Hypotheses on more than two Means
 Probability  Multiple Comparison (LSD)
 Discrete Random Variable; Probability Distribution  Correlation/Pearson r
 Binomial Distribution and others  Simple Linear Regression Analysis
 Continuous Random Variable/Normal Distribution  Chi-Square Tests (Goodness of Fit/ Independence)
 Sampling Methods; Randomization

GRADING SYSTEM

Long Exams 40%


Laboratory Exercises 30%
Quizzes/Assignments 15%
Final Examination 15%

GRADING SCALE

[95, 100] 1.00 [76, 80) 2.00 [60, 64) 3.00


[90, 95) 1.25 [72, 76) 2.25 [0, 60) 5.00
[85, 90) 1.50 [68, 72) 2.50 Please see
INC
[80, 85) 1.75 [64, 68) 2.75 handbook