### Exam Week

• See my schedule for my office hours during exam week.
• The Recommended Problems have been updated to include Chapters 7 and 8. The list can be found on the Homework page.
• Information about the Formula Sheet for the final exam has been posted to the Tests page.

### Week 9

• Due dates:
• Test 2 moved to Thursday, March 21.
• The Recommended Problems have been updated to remove Section 5.4 and add Chapter 6. The list can be found on the Homework page.
• Interesting link of the week: Causes of the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster – it's now used as a case study for engineering safety. Edward Tufte has argued that unclear communication of risk led to poor decision-making on the part of NASA. Tufte is best known for his expertise in the presentation of graphic information. For example, see his Wired article called Power Point is Evil.

### Week 2

• Due date:
• Test #2 will be on Monday, March 18 Thursday, March 21. It will cover Chapters 4 to 6, inclusive. The formula sheet will be posted to the Tests page at least one week in advance.
• Fun link of the week: Logarithmic Gears

### Week 1

• Due dates:
• Assign0: due Monday, Jan. 14, at one minute before midnight.
• Assign1: due Monday, Jan. 21, at one minute before midnight.
• Assign2: due Monday, Jan. 28, at one minute before midnight.
• Assign3: due Monday, Feb. 4, at one minute before midnight.
• Test #1 will be on Monday, Feb 11. It will cover Chapters 1 to 3, inclusive. The formula sheet for this test will be posted to the Tests page next week.
• The Recommended Problems for Chapters 1 and 2 have been posted to the Homework page.
• Part 1 of the course materials has been posted to D2L. There are two versions: The one called "Stat254_Course_Materials_Part_1.pdf" contains the full text, exercises, and answers, while the one called "Stat254_Exercises_Part_1.pdf" contains the exercises and answers only. Part 1 contains the first three chapters and is what you need to study for Test 1.
• Online homework: You should now have received an email giving you your login and password for WeBWorK, the online homework system. If you have not received this email, please email me at wrean@camosun.ca as soon as possible so I can fix this!
• The course outline and the pacing schedule we will be following have has been posted to the About page.
• The Student Guidelines for Academic Integrity handout has been posted to the About page.
• Fun link of the week: Best Statistics Question Ever