Week 
Date 
Topic 

Written work due 
1 
Jan 21

Overview & logistics. 
(none) 
(none) 
2 
Jan 26 Jan 28 
How do we know what we know? Data Collection (slides) 
MM §3Intro, §3.1, 3.2, 3.4 
(none) 
3 
Feb 2 Feb 4 
Data summaries & displays; Working with Excel (slides, data) 
MM §1Intro, §1.1, 1.2 

4 
Feb 9 Feb 11 
MM §2.1, 2.2, 2.3 (2.4) 

5 
Feb 16 Feb 18 
OFF 
MM §2.5, 2.6. 

6 
Feb 23 Feb 25 
Populations and samples, the Normal distribution 
MM §1.3 MM §3.3, 5.1, 5.2 

7 
March 2 March 4 
Using the Normal distribution with sample means (slides) ***Hour exam*** [includes every thing before Feb 23rd] 
MM §5.2 Review all 

8 
March 9 March 11 
Using the Normal distribution with proportions and sample means (slides A) Confidence intervals (slides B) 
MM §5.1, 6.1 

9 
March 16 March 18 
Hypothesis testing Hypothesis testing & inference for the mean (slides) 
MM §6.26.3, 7.1 

10 
March 23 March 25 
Inference for the mean (slides, data) Inference for the population 
MM §7.1, 7.2, 8.1, 8.2 

11 
March 30 April 1 
OFF OFF 


12 
April 6 April 8 
Inference (Review) (slides, review_questions) ***Hour exam*** [includes every thing between Feb22nd & March 30th] 
MM §7.1, 7.2, 8.1, 8.2 

13 
April 13 April 15 
MM §9.1, 9.2 MM §10. §10.1, 10.2 

14 
April 20 April 22 
Simple linear regression (slides) 
MM §10.2, 11 

15 
April 27 April 29 
Simple and Multiple linear regression  Case Studies (data) Review I (slides, review questions) 
MM §11; Case 
12. Case II: Air Pollution and Mortality

16 
May 4 May 6 May 7 
Review II (slides, review questions) Exam period  no class ***Final exam: 10:3012:30*** 
  Everything 

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