### Textbook

The textbook for this course is a set of course materials available via D2L.

Part 1, which covers Chapters 1 to 3, has been posted and is what you need to study for Test 1.

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.

The recommended exercises are posted to the Homework page.

### Lecture Notes

Here are the lecture notes from Winter, 2019. They are a mixture of the lectures from Sections X01 and X02.

- Section 1.1
- Section 1.2
- Section 1.3/1.4
- Section 1.5
- Section 1.6
- Section 1.7
- Section 2.1 (in progress)

Lecture notes from Winter, 2018 can be found here.

### Tables

### Handouts

- Section 1.3: Pie Charts and Bar Charts
- Section 1.3: Quantitative Graphs
- Section 1.3: Histograms
- Tchebysheff and Empirical Rule and Solutions
- Discrete Random Variables
- Section 5.1: Sampling Plans
- Section 5.4: Extra Control Chart Example (with solution)
- Estimation of Parameters
- Tests of Hypothesis: Large Samples
- Tests of Hypothesis: Examples
- Inference from Small Sample (t Distribution)
- Chi-Square Distribution

### Further Web Resources

- For a dubious example of the value of understanding probability, check out the Wired story on Hacking Las Vegas.

### Classic statistics problems:

- Poker Hands:
- Monty Hall problem:
- Simulator -- the thing I like about this simulation is that you can click on the "Multiple Games" button to run 100 games rather than one at a time
- Nice, Concise Explanation/Proof

- Birthday problem: