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Week 5 (2/9 to 2/15)

The focus of this week is on Chapter 4: Probability and Counting Rules . The goals are to review and learn some basic properties and rules for probability. In this chapter, you will learn the properties of probability, basic rules in probability, and some basic counting rules. You will learn the connection between relative frequency and the probability, addition and multiplication rules, complementation rule, conditional probability. You will also learn some basic counting techniques such as the use of tree diagram for counting, fundamental counting rule (multiplication principle of counting), permutation and combination formulas.


To Do List:

1. Read all the sections in chapter 4.

2. Download lecture notes and view recorded lecture for chapter 4 (V.13 through V. 18). (The lecture notes are on the right next to video links in the lecture video web page.)

3. Try the review exercise problems from all sections for chapter 4 and try the Chapter Quiz in the textbook.


Assignments: (For details click on the following underscored links.)

1. Complete CONNECT Homework 2 and 3. [Due Wednesday of Week 5]

2. Start CONNECT Homework 4. [Due Wednesday of Week 8]

3. Continue on part 2 of Assignment 3 [Due Wednesday of Week 7] on using SPSS and start part 3. The part 3 is about finding descriptive measures and normality test.






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