Date |
Class # |
Event |

Thursday Sept.
10^{th} |
1 | Course Policies
and Information
Chapter 1; Introduction to Business Data Analysis Section 2.4 Read last 2 paragraphs - 1 ^{st} Minitab Handout |

Tuesday Sept.15^{th} |
2 | Types of Variables;
Charts; Populations and Samples; Measures of Central Tendency. 2^{nd}
and 3^{rd} Minitab handouts. |

Thursday Sept.17^{th} |
3 | Measures of
Variability. 2^{nd} Homework (due 24^{th} September). |

Tuesday
Sept.22^{nd} |
4 | Empirical Rule; Skewed distributions; Ranges; Percentiles; Box Plots. |

Thursday Sept.24^{th} |
5 | Quiz #1 Chapters 1 & 2 - Minitab. Examples. |

Tuesday Sept.29^{th} |
6 | Expected Value;
Probability (definition and notation).
Sets and Law of Complements |

Thursday Oct.
1^{st} |
7 | Mutual Exclusion; Statistical Independence; Conditional Probabilities; Joint and Marginal |

Tuesday Oct.
6^{th} |
8 | Addition Rule; Multiplication Rule; Marginal Probabilities Case Study and Minitab Instructions for Cross Calculation. |

Thursday Oct.
8^{th} |
9 | Conditional Probabilities; Tree Diagrams; Bayes’ Rule. |

Tuesday Oct.
13^{th} |
10 | Quiz #2 Chapter 3 – Random Variables; Uniform Distribution. Mutually Exclusive Events; Statistical Independence and Expected Value. |

Thursday Oct.
15^{th} |
11 | Probability Distributions; Trials; Binomial Experiment; Impact of Order and Sequence. |

Tuesday Oct.
20^{th} |
12 | Quiz #3 Chapter 4 – Binomial Probability Distribution |

Thursday Oct.
22^{nd} |
13 | Binomial Probability Distribution (cont.).; the Normal Curve |

Tuesday Oct.
27^{th} |
14 | The Normal Distribution; the Standard Normal Curve; Z-scores |

Tuesday Oct.
27^{th}
6.30 to 8.30 |
Midterm Exam | Probable coverage Chapters 1 through 5 and maybe some of Chapter 6 |

Thursday Oct.
29^{th} |
15 | Examples and Problems using the Normal Distribution and the Standardized Normal Curve. |

Tuesday Nov.
3^{rd} |
16 | Random Sampling; Sample Statistics and Sampling Distributions; Large Samples and the Normal Distribution; the Central Limit Theorem. |

Thursday Nov.
5^{th} |
17 | The Central Limit Theorem; Sampling with and without replacement. The Finite Population Correction Factor. |

Tuesday Nov.
10^{th} |
18 | Quiz #4 The Normal Distribution and Worksheet on Entrepreneurs. |

Thursday Nov.
12^{th} |
19 | Statistical Inference; Point Estimators; Interval Estimation of a Mean known Standard Deviation; Confidence Interval. |

Tuesday Nov.
17^{th} |
20 | Sample Sizes; the Student’s t-distribution; ; Interval Estimation of a Mean unknown Standard Deviation |

Thursday Nov.
19^{th} |
21 | Confidence
Intervals with the t-distribution.
More on the Central Limit Theorem |

Tuesday Nov.
24^{th} |
22 | Quiz #5 and Minitab Problem |

Thursday Nov.
26^{th} |
None | Thanksgiving Recess |

Tuesday Dec.
1^{st} |
23 | Hypothesis Testing |

Thursday Dec.
3^{rd} |
24 | Hypothesis Testing |

Tuesday Dec.
8^{th} |
25 | Two Sample Procedures for Proportions |

Thursday Dec.
10^{th} |
26 | Last Class of Semester |

Tuesday Dec.
15^{th} |
None | Reading Period |

Thursday Dec.
17^{th} |
None | Exam Period Starts |

Wed. Dec. 23^{rd} |
None | Exam Period Ends |

Thursday Dec.
24^{th} |
None | Exam Snowday |

Monday January
4^{th} |
None | Final Grades due by midday |