Probability and Statistics for Engineering and Physical Sciences (STAT:2020, Bognar)

Homework

H1 (Due 1/26): 2.35, 2.38, 2.40, 2.44, 2.45, 2.56, 2.59, 2.70, 2.82

H2 (Due 2/2): 2.92, 2.102, 2.107, 2.108, 2.124, 2.128, 2.130, 2.148, 2.156, 2.157

H3 (Due 2/9): 2.179, 2.182, 3.18, 3.20, 3.30, 3.40, 3.60, 3.66

H4 (Due 2/16): 3.77, 3.101, 3.102**, 3.106, 3.124, 3.130, 3.138
** = use Matt's super sweet phone app or web app (see below) to answer the question

H5 (Due 2/23): 3.144, 3.146, 3.155**, 3.160, 3.172 (a,b)
** = Use the web/phone app to help answer part (c)

H6 (Due 3/2): 4.5, 4.13, 4.18, 4.23, 4.37, 4.38, 4.54, 4.115, 4.120

H7 (Due 3/9): 4.72, 4.78, 4.83, 4.84, 5.2

H8 (Due 3/23): 5.13, 5.15, 5.16

H9 (Due 3/30): 5.39, 5.66, 5.68, 5.70, 5.74

H10 (Due 4/6): 5.79, 5.81**, 5.85**, 5.86**
** = find the pdf using (1) the distribution function (cdf) method, and (2) the change of variable (Jacobian) method

H11 (Due 4/13): 6.14 (skip dot diagram; instead, compute 5-number summary and make boxplot), 6.25 (a,b) (construct a histogram too), 7.5, 7.11, 7.12, 7.13

H12 (Due 4/20): 8.10, 8.11, 8.12, 8.13, 8.31, 8.34 (skip test for normality), 8.37, 8.38(b,c)

H14 (Due 5/4): complete your course evaluations (ACE forms), more TBA


Exams

Exam 1: e1.summary.s18.txt

Exam 2: e2.summary.s18.txt

Final Exam: Tuesday, May 8, 10:00-noon, Macbride Aud.

Course Links

Syllabus

R Project Homepage

Statistical Tables (Z, t, and chi-square tables)

Tutoring (schedule)

CLT.die.fair.pdf, CLT.die.loaded.pdf

Probability Distribution Applets

Discrete Distributions
Continuous Distributions
Statistical Inference

Teaching Assistants

Ben (Hong Beng) Lim (PhD candidate, Statistics), email, 348 SH, Office Hours: 1:30-2:15 W, 12:00-12:45 Th

A11: 11:00-11:50 Tu, 14 SH
A12: 11:00-11:50 Th, 14 SH

Qiansheng Zhu (PhD candidate, Statistics), email, 350 SH, Office Hours: 4:00-5:00 TuTh, 6:00-6:30 TuTh

A13: 5:00-5:50 Tu, 75 SH
A14: 5:00-5:50 Th, 75 SH
A15: 6:30-7:20 Tu, 74 SH
A16: 6:30-7:20 Th, 74 SH

Jun Tang (PhD candidate, Statistics), email, 366 SH, Office Hours: 10:00-11:30 Tu

B22: 5:00-5:50 Th, 74 SH
B24: 6:30-7:20 Th, 3 SH

Siyang Tao (PhD candidate, Actuarial Science), email, 266 SH, Office Hours: 3:00-4:00 Tu, 6:00-6:30 Tu

B21: 5:00-5:50 Tu, 74 SH
B23: 6:30-7:20 Tu, 3 SH

Contact Information

E-Mail: matthew-bognar@uiowa.edu
Office Hours: 10:00-11:30 W, 1:30-3:00 Th, and by appointment
Office: 358 Schaeffer Hall
Phone: (319)335-0799