Lecturer |
Zhiqiang Tan Office: 459 Hill Center Email: ztan at stat.rutgers.edu Lectures: M 10:20-11:40AM (SEC 208), Th 10:20-11:40AM (SEC 207) Office hours: M 3:00-4:00pm, Th 1:00-2:00pm. | ||||||||||
Prerequisite |
Stat 381 or equivalent &
Math 251 or equivalent (multivariable calculus). An introductory course in statistics is helpful, but not required. | ||||||||||
Textbook |
Wackerly, Mendenhall, and Scheaffer (2007) 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, HW 2, HW 3, HW 4, HW 5, HW 6. There may be additional problems beyond those in the textbook. HW 1 solution. HW 2 solution. HW 3 solution. HW 4 solution. HW 5 solution. HW 6 solution. | ||||||||||
Announcements |
Feb 15 Click here for the plot and here for the R codes about two confidence intervals of a normal standard deviation with known mean. Feb 18 The first midterm will be held on Thu, March 10. March 2 Click here for a practice exam for the first midterm. March 7 Click here for solutions to the practice exam for the first midterm. March 21 Click here for solutions to the first midterm. Apr 4 The second midterm will be held on Mon, Apr 18. Apr 7 Click here for a practice exam for the second midterm. Apr 11 Click here for solutions to the practice exam for the second midterm. April 28 Click here for solutions to the second midterm. The final exam is scheduled at 8:00-11:00AM on Mon, May 9. |