MATH 472  Mathematical Statistics
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R (a free statistical package/language) 
Jan 13 
Read: 1.11.4; 2.12
HW (Due January 22) Ch. 1/3,5,6,8 Ch. 2/1, 2, 4 
Jan 25 
Read 1.41.9; 2.62.8
Ch. 1/10, 11,14, 17,20 Ch.2/5, 6, 7 (Underlined problems to be turned in Feb 3) 
Jan 27  Read 2.3,2.4, start Ch 3 
Feb 8 
Ch.2/8, 14, 16, 20 Ch.3/2, 3, 6, 7, 13, 15 (Underlined problems to be turned in Feb 17) UPDATE: MAKE THIS FEB. 22 
Feb 17  Ch.2/11
Ch.3/17; 22, look at 19 
Feb 24  Download Supplemental Assignment Here.
(CORRECTED 2/26 AT 4:45 PM; in Problem 3 the RVs X and Y are U(0,1)) For March 3 the problems due are: (a)The ones from Ch.2 and 3 in the previous row (b) Problems 1 amd 3 from this supplemental problem sheet. (The rest of these supplemental problems will be due the day of the midterm.) 
March 8  Ch.4/2,5 (due March 15) 
March 12  MIDTERM 1 on CHAPTERS 14
Friday, March 12, Keller 414, 9:3010:30 
March 31  Read 6.1,6.2,6.3.1; 9.14,9.6 (9.5 is optional)
Ch.6/1,2,3 Ch9/2ac,5,6a These problems due April 7 
April 14 
Problems: 9/7a,b; also 7d (but using the approximate CI derived in class instead of delta method or bootstrap) Also the supplemental problems from class. All due April 26. 
Read: 10.14, 10.6, 13.13 (5 is also pretty interesting), 15.1,15.2
Problems: Ch. 10/5, 6, 12a; look at 7; Ch. 15/4 Also, the supplemental problem set I handed out in class. (I will put copies in the envelope on my door tomorrow or Friday.) Due Friday May 14 (but please try earlier please!) 