# CCNY Math 173-CD: Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Spring 2021

## Course Documents and Recordings

Our course Dropbox folder contains the syllabus, class notes, recorded lectures, and other course documents.

## Meetings

Use the links in the following table to join our class meetings on Zoom.

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | |
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Lecture | 12-1:40 pm | 12-1:40 pm | |||

Office Hours | 9-10 am |

## Additional Resources

- Free online tutoring is provided by the CCNY Math and Physics Dept. Please follow the instructions for creating an appointment.
- Here is another link to schedule free tutoring. I believe this is run by City Tutors.
- Desmos.com provides a free online scientific calculator. They also have a free app for mobile devices.
- WolframAlpha.com provides a search bar for everything mathematical.

## Schedule

Class | Date | Agenda |
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Lec 01 | 2/01 | Welcome, 1.5 Relative Frequency Histograms |

Lec 02 | 2/03 | 2.2 Measures of Center, 2.3 Measures of Variability |

Lec 03 | 2/08 | 2.3 continued, 2.4 Practical Significance of Standard Deviation |

Lec 04 | 2/10 | 4.2 Probility: Events and Sample Space |

Lec 05 | 2/17 | 4.3 Calculating Probabilities Using Simple Events |

Lec 06 | 2/22 | 4.4 Useful Counting Rules |

Lec 07 | 2/24 | 4.4 continued |

Lec 08 | 3/01 | 4.5 Event Relations and Probability Rules, 4.6 Conditional Probability, Independence, Mulitiplication Rule |

Lec 09 | 3/03 | 4.6 continued |

Lec 10 | 3/08 | 4.7 Bayes' Rule |

Lec 11 | 3/10 | 4.8 Discrete Random Variables and their Probability Distributions |

Lec 12 | 3/15 | 4.8 continued, 5.2 The Binomial Probability Distribution |

Lec 13 | 3/17 | Review |

Lec 14 | 3/22 | Exam 1 (1.5, 2.2-4, 4.2-8) |

Lec 15 | 3/24 | 5.2 The Binomial Probability Distribution |

Lec 16 | 4/05 | 6.1-3 Normal Distribution for Continuous Random Variables |

Lec 17 | 4/07 | 6.1-3 continued |

Lec 18 | 4/12 | 6.4 Normal Approximation to the Binomial Probability Distribution |

Lec 19 | 4/14 | 6.4 continued |

Lec 20 | 4/19 | 7.4-5 Central Limit Theorem and Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean |

Lec 21 | 4/21 | 7.6 Sampling Distribution of the Sample Proportion |

Lec 22 | 4/26 | |

Lec 23 | 4/28 | Review, |

Lec 24 | 5/03 | Exam 2 (5.2, 6.1-4, 7.4-6) |

Lec 25 | 5/05 | 8.3-4 Point estimation, 8.5 Interval Estimation, Project assigned |

Lec 26 | 5/10 | 8.5 continued |

Lec 27 | 5/12 | 9.1-3 Hypothesis Testing |

Lec 28 | 5/17 | Review |

5/24 | Final Exam (cumulative), 10:30am--12:45pm |

## Homework Assignments

Section | Exercises | Solutions |
---|---|---|

1.5 | 1.19, 1.24, 1.26, 1.28 | Solutions |

2.2 | 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.8, 2.9 | Solutions |

2.3 | 2.13, 2.16, 2.17 | Solutions |

4.3 | 4.1, 4.2, 4.4, 4.5, 4.7-4.10, 4.14, 4.15 | Solutions |

4.4 | 4.17-4.26, 4.29, 4.31, 4.32, 4.34, 4.38, 4.39 | Solutions |

4.6 | 4.40-4.68 all | Solutions |

4.7 | 4.69-4.79 all | Solutions |

4.8 | 4.80-4.99 all | Solutions |

5.2 | 5.1-5.34 all | Solutions |

5.4 | 5.49-5.58 all | Solutions |

6.3 | 6.1-6.34 all | Solutions |

6.4 | 6.35-6.53 all | Solutions |

7.5 | 7.15-7.34 all | Solutions |

7.6 | 7.35-7.47 all | Solutions |

8.4 | 8.1-8.23 all | Solutions |

8.5 | 8.24-8.40 all | Solutions |

9.3 | 9.1-9.7, 9.9-9.17 | Solutions |