**MATH 262** ** **

**Statistical Methodology**

**Spring 2018**

**Instructor:** * Dilek Guvenc*

Room: *SA-105**(Faculty of Science
A-Block),** **ext:
2132*

E-mail :

Office Hours

**Assistant:**

**Class Schedule:**

*
Section 01
Wednesday 9:40 -
10:30 Room # SB-Z03*

*
Friday 10:40
-12:30 Room # SB-Z03*

**Textbook:**

*Statistics
Principles and Methods 5-th Ed. Richard
A. Johnson & Gouri K. Bhattacharyya, Wiley*

**Exams & Grading :**

*1st Midterm (25%)*

*
Date: March 7, 2018 ( Wednesday )*

*
2nd Midterm (25%)*

* Date:
April 11, 2018 (Wednesday )*

*
**Time: 18:30
*

*Final Exam (34%)**Will be scheduled...*

*Attendance
:** **Attendance will be taken regularly.*

*Homeworks** ( 10%
)** **5 homeworks** . Homeworks will be emailed on
Tuesday of homework weeks
(See syllabus below), they will be collected in Wednesday class
and solutions of the homework questions will be emailed to the students.*

* Quizzess ( 6% )** **3 quizzes.*

**IMPORTANT**

· *Student will
be qualified to take the final exam if his/her total is at least 20 over
66, by the last day of the classes.*

· *Students
who do not have least total score of 20 over 66 will be given an FZ grade.*

· *Students** who have missed a midterm exam and have valid,
well-documented excuse can take a makeup of it. A single makeup exam will be
given few days after the second midterm exam.*

· *Reserved 4-th hour will be used in some weeks, this will
be announced in the class.*

§ *Usage of a statistical software such as MINITAB is encouraged.*

· *This course is not a regular math course! It involves
qualitative thinking and more words**than
other mathematics courses. *

* *

**Syllabus: ** *(Tentative)*

*Week
Subjects*

*1. Jan. 29** *

*2. Feb. 5** **Counting Rules.
Probability*

*3. Feb. 12** **Conditional
Probability and Independence** (Hw1) *

*4. Feb. 19**
**Random
variables (Quiz 1)*

*5. Feb. 26** * *Continuous Random
Variables. The Normal Distribution. The Normal Approximation to the Binomial** ( Hw 2)*

*6. March 5** Review,
Applications & the First Midterm*

* (Wednesday, March7,
2018 @ 18:30)*

*7. March 12 ** *

*8. March 19** **Point and
Interval Estimation of a Population Mean** (Hw
3)** *

*9. March 26** **Testing hypotheses
about a population mean. Inferences about a Population Proportion** (Quiz 2)*

*10. April 2** **Small-Sample Inferences for Normal
Populations. Student's t Distribution** (Hw 4)*

*11. April 9** Review, Applications and the
Second Midterm. *

* (Wednesday, April 11,
2018 @ 18:30)*

*12. April 16** **Inferences about
the Standard Deviation (The Chi-squared distribution).*

*13. April 24 **Comparing Two Treatments - Independent
Random Samples. Matched Pair Comparisons. **(Hw
5)** * * *

*14. May 2 **Linear Regression. The Method of Least
Squares. **(Quiz
3)*

*15. May 7 **Analysis of Categorical Data.*

*& FINALS...*