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Syllabus
 Syllabus [PDF]
 Textbook: The Basic Practice of Statistics," 5th ed., David S. Moore
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Chapter Summary
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I. Descriptive Statistics
 Intro: Why Statistics?: Introduction
 Summation Sign: Rules of Summation Sign (Slide)
 Rules of Summation Notation (handout);
 Chapter 1: Introduction
 Chapter 2: Measures of Center, Relative Position, and Dispersion
 Chapter 3: Normal Distribution
II. Linear Correlation and Simple Regression
 Chapter 4: Linear Correlation, Chapter 4 PPT Slide
 Chapter 5: Simple Regression, Ch 4&5 Example: Excel file
 Proof of Correlation Coefficient
 Notation & Equations, Ch.1 to Ch.5
III. Sampling Distribution of Sample Means
 Chapter 8: Sampling; Chapter 8 Powerpoint Slides
 Chapter 11: Sampling Distribution; Chapter 11 Slides
 Chapter 14: Confidence Intervals: The Basics
III. Inferential Statistics
 Chapter 15:Chapter 15; Hypothesis Test
 Chapter 16:Type I & II Errors
 Chapter 17:Tdistribution
 Chapter 18:Chapter 18
 Chapters 19 & 21:Chapter 19 & 21
 Chapter 20:Chapter 20
 Proof of the Variance of Proportion
 Extra: Multiple Regression
Exercise Questions
TBA
Statistics with R
 SOC 510 Supplementary: Using R  Topic Index
 Introduction to R (1) [pdf]
 Introduction to R (2) [pdf]
 Data Analysis Assignment 1: Due October 12 (Thursday) Data Analysis Homework 1;
Data: soc510hw1.csv; Code: R code
 Data Analysis Assignment 2: Due December 7 (Thursday) Data Analysis Homework 2;
Data: soc510hw2.csv; Code: R code