**Learning Objectives:**

**Textbook:** Larson, Ron; and Farber, Betsy; *Elementary Statistics (Fourth Edition); Pearson, Prentice Hall; ISBN 13:978-0-13-242433-2 and ISBN 10: 0-13-242433-9*

**Grading Policy:**

*Course Outline*

**Chapter 1**

Course overview, Overview of statistics, Data classification, Experimental design, Chapter summary and review.

**Chapter 2**

Frequency distributions and their graphs, More graphs and displays, Measures of central tendency, Measures of variation, Measures of position, Chapter summary and review.

**Chapter 3**

Basic concepts of probability and counting, Conditional probability and the multiplication rule, The addition rule, Additional topics in probability and counting. Chapter summary and review.

**Chapter 4**

Probability distributions, Binomial distributions, More discrete probability distributions, Chapter summary and review.

**Chapter 5**

Introduction to normal distributions and the standard normal distribution, Finding probabilities, Finding values, Sampling distributions and the central limit theorem, Normal approximations to binomial distributions, Chapter summary and review.

**Chapter 6**

Confidence intervals for the mean (large samples and small samples), for population proportions and for variance and standard deviation. Chapter summary and review.

**Chapter 7**

Introduction to hypothesis testing, Hypothesis testing for the mean (large and small samples), for proportions and for variance and standard deviation. Chapter summary and review.

**Chapter 8**

Testing the difference between means (both large independent samples and small independent samples), Testing the difference bwween means (dependent samples), Testing the difference between proportions. Chapter summary and review.

**Chapter 9**

Correlation, Linear regression, Measures of regression and prediction intervals, Multiple regression. Chapter summary and review.

**Chapter 10**

Goodness of fit, Independence, Comparing two variances, Analysis of variance. Chapter summary and review.

**Chapter 11**

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