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3 | 2023-08-29 | Unit 1: Probability Basics Course introduction, set theory | 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 | Ch 3: 1-3, 7 | Read the course website at https://tjo.is/teaching/probstat-fa23/ | |

4 | 2023-08-31 | Axioms of probability | 3.4 | |||

5 | 2023-09-05 | Sampling | 3.5 | Ch 3: 10, 12-14, 18 | ||

6 | 2023-09-07 | Conditional probability, Bayes rule, independence | 3.6, 3.7, 3.8 | Ch 3: 21, 23, 25, 26, 29, 34, 35, 37 | ||

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8 | 2023-09-12 | Unit 2: Random Variables Discrete random variables, continuous random variables | 4.1, 4.2 | Ch 4: 2-4, 6, 8, 9 | Unit 1 homework due for completion (before class); Unit 1 solutions out (after class) | |

9 | 2023-09-14 | Jointly distributed random variables | 4.3 | Ch 4: 10, 12-14, 16, 17, 19 | ||

10 | 2023-09-19 | Expected value, variance | 4.4, 4.5, 4.6 | Ch 4: 24-28, 31, 32, 39-43 | ||

11 | 2023-09-21 | Covariance, Chebyshev's inequality | 4.7, 4.9 | Ch 4: 44, 45 | ||

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13 | 2023-09-26 | Unit 3: Probability Distributions Discrete distributions, continuous distributions | 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.6, 5.7 | Ch 5: 2, 5, 6, 12, 18, 37 | Ch 5: 1, 3, 8, 11, 17, 21, 22, 38, 45 | Unit 2 homework due for completion (before class); Unit 2 solutions out (after class) |

14 | 2023-09-28 | Normal(μ,σ) and associated distributions | 5.5, 5.8 | Ch 5: 24, 25, 28, 31, 32, 36 | Ch 5: 23, 27, 33, 47 | |

15 | 2023-10-03 | Lecture catch-up, Exam 1 review | Unit 3 homework due for completion (before class); Unit 3 solutions out (after class) | |||

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17 | 2023-10-05 | Midterm Exam 1 on Units 1, 2, 3 (in class) | ||||

18 | 2023-10-10 | No class (Monday schedule) | ||||

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20 | 2023-10-12 | Unit 4: Statistics Basics Sample mean, central limit theorem | 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 | Ch 5: 34, 35; Ch 6: 6, 9, 10, 12, 13 | Ch 5: 26; Ch 6: 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15 | |

21 | 2023-10-17 | Confidence intervals, sample variance (online -- no in-person class) | 6.4, 6.5 | Ch 6: 18, 19 | Lecture recording and exit question on Blackboard; exit question due by end-of-day | |

22 | 2023-10-19 | No class | ||||

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24 | 2023-10-24 | Unit 5: Parameter Estimation Point estimation | 7.2 | Ch 7: 1 | Ch 7: 2, 3 | Unit 4 homework due for completion (before class); Unit 4 solutions out (after class) |

25 | 2023-10-26 | Interval estimation: Normal(μ,σ) | 7.3 | Ch 7: 8-10, 20, 22 | Ch. 7: 11-15, 18, 23, 27, 28 | |

26 | 2023-10-31 | Interval estimation: difference of means, Bernoulli(θ) | 7.4, 7.5 | Ch 7: 41-43, 49, 55 | Ch 7: 44, 50, 52-54 | Come to class in costume if you want! |

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28 | 2023-11-02 | Unit 6: Hypothesis Testing Hypothesis testing basics | 8.1, 8.2 | Ch 8: 1 | ||

29 | 2023-11-07 | Tests involving Normal(μ,σ) | 8.3 | Ch 8: 4-6, 9, 12 | Ch 8: 11 | Unit 5 homework due for completion (before class); Unit 5 solutions out (after class) |

30 | 2023-11-09 | Tests involving Normal(μ,σ) -- t tests (online -- no in-person class) | 8.3 | Ch 8: 13, 17, 23, 25, 26 | Ch 8: 20, 21 | Lecture recording and exit question on Blackboard; exit question due by end-of-day |

31 | 2023-11-14 | Goodness-of-fit tests | 11.2 | Ch 11: 1, 2 | Ch 11: 6, 10 | |

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33 | 2023-11-16 | Lecture catch-up, Exam 2 review | Unit 6 homework due for completion (before class); Unit 6 solutions out (after class) | |||

34 | 2023-11-21 | No class (campus closed) | ||||

35 | 2023-11-28 | Midterm Exam 2 on Units 4, 5, 6 (in class) | ||||

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37 | 2023-11-30 | Unit 7: Statistical Computing R tutorial | 2.8, 5.10 | See "Unit 7 Homework, Part 1" on Blackboard | Attempt any of the previous problems involving Z-score transformation, the central limit theorem, t-tests, or goodness of fit tests, except this time use R. | Try out R at https://webr.r-wasm.org/latest/; Bring computers to class (if possible) |

38 | 2023-12-05 | Least-squares regression, correlation coefficient | 9.1, 9.2, 9.5 | Ch 9: 1-5; Show R code used to solve all problems | Ch 9: 6, 7 | Bring computers to class (if possible) |

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40 | 2023-12-07 | Lecture catch-up, final exam review | Unit 7 homework due for completion (before class); Unit 7 solutions out (after class); Bring computers to class (if possible) | |||

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42 | 2023-12-19 | Final Exam (take home) | Final exam posted 3:15p; Final exam due 6:00p | |||

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44 | Course schedule subject to change. |