### 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 2.1/2.2
- Section 2.3
- Section 2.4
- Section 2.5
- Section 2.6
- We also completed the Contingency Table handout that you can find below.
- Section 2.7
- Section 3.1 to 3.4
- We are omitting Section 3.5
- Section 3.6
- We are omitting Section 3.7
- Section 3.8
- Section 3.9

- Test #1 is up to here.

- Section 4.1
- Section 4.2
- Section 4.3
- Section 4.4
- Section 4.5
- Section 5.1 – see also the handout below.
- Section 5.2 & 5.3
- We are omitting Section 5.4 due to the snow.
- Test 2 date change
- Section 6.1
- Section 6.2
- Section 6.3
- Section 6.4
- Decision Tree for Confidence Intervals
- Test #2 up to here.
- Section 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3
- Section 7.4 (in progress)
- Review for Test 2

A former student has kindly typeset the lecture questions from last year – please note that the numbering of sections has changed and the lectures from Chapters 6 and 7 may be different.

Lecture notes from Winter, 2018 can be found here.

### Tables

### Handouts and Extra Materials

- Section 1.3: Pie Charts and Bar Charts
- Section 1.3: Quantitative Graphs
- Section 1.3: Histograms
- Section 2.6: Contingency Tables and Solutions
- Discrete Random Variables
- Section 3.6: Binomial Graphs
- Stat Trek's Binomial Calculator
- Section 5.1: Sampling Plans

### 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: