Lecturer |
Zhiqiang Tan Office: 459 Hill Center Email: ztan at stat.rutgers.edu Lectures: MW 1:40-3:00pm, SEC 205 Office hours: M 3:00-4:00, Th 1:00-2:00 TA: Tianhao Lou, luotianhao at gmail.com Office hour: as needed | ||||||||||||||
Prerequisite |
Math 251 or equivalent (multivariable calculus). Please see test problems of multivariate calculus. An introductory course in statistics is helpful, but not required. | ||||||||||||||
Textbook |
Wackerly, Mendenhall, and Scheaffer (2008) Mathematical Statistics with Applications (7th edition), Duxbury. Owen, W.J. (2008) Student Solutions Manual (giving solutions to odd-numbered problems in the textbook). | ||||||||||||||
Topics |
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Exams and Homework |
There will be 2 midterm exam and a final exam. One page of information sheet, possibly double-sided, is allowed. Homework will be assigned and collected. | ||||||||||||||
Grading |
The final grade will be based on the following components with the weights:
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Makeup policy |
Make-up exams will only be given if written documentation of a major outside circumstance is provided by a college dean or a doctor. Students who miss exams without presenting proper documentation in a timely manner will receive a grade of zero. | ||||||||||||||
Homework Assignments |
HW 1 (including test problems of calculus), HW 2, HW 3, HW 4, HW 5, HW 6. HW 1 solution (regular problems), Solution to calculus problems. HW 2 solution. HW 3 solution. Solution to the first midterm. HW 4 scanned, HW 4 solution. HW 5 scanned, HW 5 solution. Solution to the second midterm. HW 6 scanned, HW 6 solution. | ||||||||||||||
Announcements |
Sept 19 HW 1 is revised, still due Wed, Sept 21. Oct 6 First mideterm is scheduled on Wed, Oct 19. Here is a handout about drawing black and white balls. Oct 12 Here is a practice exam for the first midterm. Oct 17 Here is the solution to the practice exam. Nov 9 Second mideterm is scheduled on Wed, Nov 30. Nov 17 Here is a practice exam for the second midterm. Nov 21 Here is the solution to the practice exam. Dec 7 Final exam is scheduled on 8:00-11:00AM Wed, Dec 21. |