Homework Assignments for
M358K, Applied Statistics
(last revised August 28)

Odd numbered problems are for practice (they have answers in the back of the book).  Even numbered problems should be turned in, except as noted.
 

Homework # 1: (due September 10)
    Chapter 1: #1, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17, 21, 25, 41, 43, 47, 49, 55, 61, 65, 67, 77, 79, 91, 95, 97, 99, 106, 110, 114

Comments:
#41: the stemplot and median are probably best done by hand.  The mean and standard deviation are best done by calculator or computer.
#47: Minitab does a different type of boxplot than the one discussed in the text.
#106: Explanations of why are important.
#110: There is no textbook data file for this problem.  Giving explanations and supporting evidence is important.
#114: Giving written explanantions is important.  Some words are needed.
 

Homework # 2: (due September 17)
    Chapter 2: 1, 3, 4, 11 ,14, 18 (not to turn in; be sure to do both ways), 20, 21 (data file under Exercise 2.6), 25, 27 (data may need to be entered by hand), 31, 35, 40, 41 (data file mislabeled as Table 2.6 instead of Table 2.7), 45, 47, 51, 53 (check for possible corrupted data), 55, 57

#5, #11: It's advisable to use Minitab or other software on these, to practice for future written assignments which need computers.

Homework # 3: (due September 24)
 Chapter 2:   69, 75, 77, 91, 93 (data not in computer files), 97, 101, 105, 108, 110a (just find equation), b, and c, 114 (file not on disk, but you don't need all the columns), 116, 120, 124 (data explained in Data Appendix, which shows only the first five lines).

Homework # 4: (due October 1)

Chapter 3: 3, 5, 7, 11, 17, 19, 25, 27, 31, 33, 37, 45, 53, 55, 57, 63 a and b, 68, 70, 76.

Homework # 5: (due October 10) NOTE REVISED DUE DATE.  Enjoy the UT-OU game!

Turn in preliminary project proposal.

Homework # 6: (due October 15)
Chapter 4: 2 (use a fairly new penny, and bring your data into class to share), 53, 63, 66, 69, 73, 104, 112.
Chapter 5: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 19, 25, 29, 39, 43, 45, 64, 70, 74.

Homework # 7:  (Due October 22)
Chapter 6: 6, 7, 11, 19, 23, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37

Homework #8: (Due October 29)
  Chapter 6: 53, 55, 57, 59, 63. 65. 67. 69. 78, 82 (explanations required), 84, 92c.

Homework #9: (Due November 5)
   Turn in final project proposal

Homework #10: (Due November 12)
 Chapter 7: 1,3, 21, 33, 39, 47, 49, 57, 67 (needs 3 columns to open data file), 69 (needs 5 columns), 79, 81 (needs 3 columns; use computer to calculate the sample variances, then do the rest by hand),  85, 88.

Homework #11: (Due November 19)
Chapter 7: 100, 108 (needs 2 columns to open data file; check against data in the book for possible missing entries), 112 (needs 4 columns)
Chapter 8: 1, 13, 17, 19, 23, 33, 35, 37, 43, 45, 47, 50, 54.

Homework # 12: (Due December 3)

Chapter 9: 3, 5, 6, 11, 17, 18, 21, 26
Chapter 10: 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 15, 17, 19, 25, 27, 29

Term project due December 7.