202021 As Statistics Jyothi
This class meets 3 times a week and will cover Statistics 1 and then some of Statistics 2.
The textbooks are Probability and Statistics 1 by Dean Chalmers and Probability and Statistics 2 by Jayne Kranat; both published by the Cambridge University Press
Table of Contents

June
Representation of data
(Chapter 1, one week)
 Introduce working with data and discuss why representation matters
 Work on some real data and solve some problems to see why the benefits of various representations
Measures of Central tendency
(Chapter 2, one week)
 Why do we need a single measure of location, when are they helpful
 Mean, median, mode
 Idea of an expectation and introduce sigma notation
Measures of variation
(Chapter 3, two weeks)
 Why do we need measures of location, when are they helpful
 variance and standard deviation
 Problems involving grouped data
July
Probability
(Chapter 4, two weeks)
 Mutually exclusive vs independent events
 Conditional probabilities
 Solve problems
Probability distributions
(Chapter 6, two weeks)
 The idea of a random variable
 Using permutation and combination
 Expectation and variance of a discrete RV
August
Binomial and geometric distributions
(Chapter 7, three weeks)
 What is a binomial distribution and where is it useful?
 Expectation and variance of a binomial distribution
 Problems
 What is a geometric distribution and where is it useful?
 Expectation and variance of a geometric distribution
 Problems
September
The normal distribution (Chapter 8, three weeks)
 Introduction to the normal distribution
 Problems
 Standard normal
 Relationship between Normal and Binomial distributions
(Stat 1 portion ends here)
Hypothesis testing
(Stat. 2, Chapter 1, two weeks)
 Introduction
 One and two tailed tests
 Types of errors
October
Sampling
(Stat 2, Chap 5, 1 week)
 Introduction
 Distribution of sample means
Estimation
(Stat 2, Chapter 6, 3 weeks)
November
Some computer based projects
December
Review and problem solving
January
Timed tests, exam papers, mock exams
February
Final Exams