MA 120 Basic Concepts of Statistics
S1U 2011 LU
B.S. Health sciencesM.S. Business and Information Systems
8 AM - 5 PM
1/11/2011 - 3/8/2011
4:50 - 10:10 PM
Textbook: Elementary Statistics by Mario F. Triola 11th Edition
Texas Instrument’s BA II Plus. STATDISK.
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materials. This requires feedback to the instructor on how the student is learning.
This feedback occurs in written work and classroom discussion. It is preferred that
students ask questions during class as they arise. There is no such thing as a
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Description of MA 120 Core Assessment
One problem with multiple parts for each numbered item, except for item #3, which contains four separate problems.
1. Compute the mean, median, mode, and standard deviation for a sample of 8 to 12 data.
2. Compute the mean and standard deviation of a grouped frequency distribution with 4 classes.
3. Compute the probability of four problems from among these kinds or combinations there of:
a. the probability of an event based upon a two-dimensional table;
b. the probability of an event that involves using the addition rule;
c. the probability of an event that involves conditional probability;
d. the probability of an event that involves the use of independence of events;
e. the probability of an event based upon permutations and/or combinations;
f. the probability of an event using the multiplication rule; or
g. the probability of an event found by finding the probability of the complementary event.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
There are nine homework assignments and a comprehensive final. The homework assignments can be worked on in small groups (3-4). Be prepared to present your finding in class along with a written report with computer reports. The final exam is open book, open note, but not open neighbor. In order to pass the class, you must pass the comprehensive final.
70 Points - 9 Homework Assignments
30 Points - Comprehensive Final Exam
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late assignments will be accepted up to 1 week late with a 25% deduction in the grade. All work not submitted after one week will be given a zero. All homework must be submitted by the beginning of the final class.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Read your homework before class so you can participate in class.
Please turn all cell phones to vibrate mode.
Please do not talk with your classmates while I am lecturing.
Please direct all questions to me.
All cell phones must be on top of desk during exams. No texting.
Chapter 1 – Introduction to Statistics
Chapter 2 – Summarizing and Graphing Data
Chapter 3 – Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data
Chapter 4 – Probability
Chapter 5 – Discrete Probability Distributions
Chapter 6 – Normal Probability Distributions
Chapter 7 – Estimates and Sample Sizes
Chapter 8 – Hypothesis Testing
Chapter 10 – Correlation and Regression
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