# STAT 200 Elementary Statistics Section 202 – August 07, 2013 June 26, 2013

```STAT 200 Elementary Statistics
Section 202
June 26, 2013 – August 07, 2013
Lecture: 12:45 PM – 2:00 PM
Class:
Lab:
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM
MWF
215 Thomas
TR
064 Willard
Instructor:
Han Hao
TA:
Zhanxiong Xu
Office
316 Thomas
Office
301 Thomas
Office Hours
2:00pm-3:30pm MWF
or by appointment
Office Hours
TBD
Email
huh150@psu.edu
Course Material:
Textbook: Mind on Statistics, 2nd Edition by Utts and Heckard
Calculator: Basic
Web Page:
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https://cms.psu.edu -- VERY IMPORTANT
All class materials will be posted on ANGEL.
You are responsible for reading the appropriate sections of the book prior to lecture
Course Objectives:
 Appropriately summarize data numerically and graphically
 Identify the relevant population characteristics in a problem
 Distinguish between population characteristics and sample information
 Apply techniques to make statistical inference about a population characteristic
 Identify the assumptions required for the validity of statistical inferences
 Recognize the strengths and limitations of sampling methods and study designs
 Use computer software to generate statistical information
Prerequisites:
 Completion of two years of high school algebra
 Logic skills
Topics:
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Overview of Statistics: Populations and Samples
Types of Data and Study Designs
Binomial Distributions, Normal Distributions &amp; Sampling Distributions
Descriptive And Inferential Methods for:
1. One Quantitative Variable (One, Two, and More Than Two Samples)
2. One Categorical Variable (One, Two, and More Than Two Samples)
3. Two Different Quantitative Variables &amp; Two Different Categorical Variables
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Evaluation:
Percent
Midterm (July 17)
30%
Final (August 9)
40%
Homeworks (drop lowest)
20%
Lab Activity Quizzes
10%
Total
100%
Both the midterm and final exams are closed-book and in class, but you can bring one 8.5x11
(letter size) single-sided formula sheet. The final exam will be comprehensive.
Homework will be assigned after each lecture and will be collected at the beginning of class
period on the assigned due date.
The lab activity quizzes will primarily be designed to “grade” your solutions to the lab activities.
Course Policy:
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Attendance to each class meeting is required and beneficial. Students are responsible for all
announcements and supplements given within each lecture and/or via course email.
Homework will not be accepted past the time it is due.
If you have a University-approved conflict with any of the exams, you must let me know at
least two days before the exam. Otherwise you will receive a zero for the missed exam. A
conflict exam will be scheduled to take place just before or just after the regularly scheduled
exam.
If you are ill on a day that homework is due or an exam is scheduled, make sure you let me
know via email prior to that class period.
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Below 60%
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