Instructor:
Dr. Hongwei Long, office: SE 268, phone: 2970810, email: hlong@fau.edu
Course homepage: http://math.fau.edu/long/STA4032S12.htm
Time and Place:
MWF 10:3012:40 pm in BU 207.
Office Hours:
MWF 1:302:30 pm in SE 268.
Other times by appointment or just stop by the office.
Textbook:
Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, 5th Edition, by Douglas C. Montgomery and George C. Runger, ISBN: 9780470053041, John Wiley & Sons.
Course Description:
This is a first course in probability and statistics for engineers. Topics covered include basic concepts of probability, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions, parameter estimation methods, tests of hypotheses, linear regression, and error analysis.
Course Objectives:
The students will be able to manipulate data, derive statistical distributions, and have the ability to translate to information. Understand central tendency and variability. Be able to perform hypothesis testing and carry out error analysis.
Prerequisites: MAC 2312 or MAC 2282 (Calculus II).
Exams:
Midterm 
Wednesday, July 11, 10:3012:40 pm in class. Closed book exam. 
Final 
Friday, August 3, 10:3012:40 pm, location: BU 207. Closed book exam. 
Assignments and Quizzes:
Homework problems will be assigned for each section. I strongly urge you to do all of them carefully. However, they will not be handedin or graded. We will have 4 quizzes on the scheduled dates 6/29, 7/6, 7/20 and 7/27 in class. Each quiz takes up to 25 minutes and is based on homework problems and examples presented in class.
Grading:
Grading will be based on the following weighting:
40% Quizzes
30% Midterm
30% Final exam
There will be no makeup midterm. If a student has an acceptable excuse for missing the midterm exam, the weight of the midterm will be shifted to the final. Makeup final exam will be given only under exceptional circumstance, and written, verifiable excuses must be provided
Grading Scale:
049%: F, 5055%: D, 5659%: D, 6062%: D+, 6365%: C, 6672%: C, 7376%: C+, 7779%: B, 8085%: B, 8687%: B+, 8889%: A, 90100%: A.
Honor Code:
Students at
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Students with Disabilities:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), students who require special accommodations due to a disability to properly execute coursework must register with the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) located in Boca RatonSU 133 (5612973880), in DavieMOD I (9542361222), in Jupiter SR 117 (5617998585), or at the Treasure Coast CO 128 (7728733305), and follow all OSD procedures.
Weekly
Schedule (Subject to Change) and Homework
Date 
Monday 
Wednesday 
Friday 
Homework 
6/256/29 
Chapter 1, 2.1 
2.22.6 
2.7, 2.8, 3.2 & Quiz 1 
2.1: 221, 223, 227, 241, 243. 2.2: 255, 261, 263, 267. 2.3: 275, 277, 279, 281 2.4: 287, 293, 295 2.5: 2107, 2109, 2113 2.6: 2127, 2129, 2137 2.7: 2143, 2145, 2147 3.2: 317, 327 





7/27/6 
3.33.6 
No Classes 
3.73.9, 4.1, Quiz 2 
3.3: 333, 339, 343 3.4: 347, 349, 351 3.5: 365, 367, 371 3.6: 377, 385, 387, 393 3.7: 399, 3103, 3105, 3107 3.8: 3121, 3123 3.9: 3129, 3131, 3135, 3141 
7/97/13 
4.24.4 & Midterm
Review 
4.54.6 & Midterm 
4.74.8 
4.2: 41, 45, 49, 411 4.3: 413, 415, 421, 423 4.4: 429, 435, 437 4.5: 439, 441, 443 4.6: 449, 451, 455, 457, 461, 467 4.7: 477, 479, 483, 485 
7/167/20 
4.8, 4.10, 6.16.2 
6.3,5.1 
5.1, 5.4, 7.1, Quiz 3 
4.8: 491, 493, 495, 499, 4103 4.10: 4125, 4129, 4131 6.1: 67, 69, 611, 619 6.2: 623, 625 6.3: 639, 641 5.1: 513, 515, 517, 519 5.4: 555, 559, 563 
7/237/27 
7.27.3 
7.4, 8.1 
8.18.3, Quiz 4 
7.2: 75, 77, 711, 713 7.3: 717, 719, 721, 729 7.4: 735, 737, 739, 741 8.1: 81, 83, 811, 813, 815, 821 8.2: 823, 825, 827, 829, 833, 837 
7/308/3 
8.38.6 
Final Review 
Final Exam 
8.3: 843, 845, 847, 849 8.4: 853, 855, 857 8.6: 861, 863, 869, 875, 877 
Last modified: July 30, 2012
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