Math 205
Tuesday and Friday in Birch 161 at 8:30am
Text
 Probability and Statistics by Jay L. Devore,
8th ed., Brooks/Cole, 2012.
 Lecture Notes by Lily Yen.
How to prepare for each lecture
 Check the lecture plan and study the sections planned.
 Fill in all definitions and properties left blank in the notes based on
corresponding sections in the text.
 Bring your graphing calculator.
Help
 My office hours.
 Math Learning Centre in Birch 289.
 Fourth hour activities. For your own sake, resist looking at my answers until you have worked out your own solutions.
 Manipulating
means and standard deviations (with answers).
 Reliability
(with answers).
 Binomial distribution
(with answers).
 Normal distribution
(with answers)
 Continuous distributions
(with answers).
 Standard Normal
(with answers).
 Past tests. Again, I recommend not looking at the answers until you have solved the entire exam by yourself.
 Midterm 1

Spring 2016
(with answers (4c corrected)).
Spring 2015
(with answers).
 Midterm 2

Spring 2016
(with answers).
Spring 2015
(with answers).
 Final

Spring 2015
(with answers).
 Filled in Lecture Notes:
Pages 45–90
 A quick guide on
Using a TI83/84 for Statistical Data.
 A quick guide on
Using a TI83/84 for Probability Distributions.
 Probability review by Reimar Hauschildt.
Capilano University,
the Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
and I
have done everything possible to help you pass the course.
Please do not fail us.
Grade distribution
 Tests: 50%.
 Homework: 5%.
 Final exam: 35%.
 10% personal evaluation.
Your grade
The out of
numbers for the midterms above may change as I design the tests.
Lecture Plan
January  5  Chapter 1

 8  Class cancelled due to AMS winter meeting

 12  2.1, 2.2

 15  2.2, 2.3

 19  2.3, 2.4

 22  2.4, 2.5

 26  3.1, 3.2

 29  3.2, 3.3

February  2  3.4, 3.5

 5  3.5, 3.6

 9  Reading Break

 12  Reading Break

 16  Midterm I for Chapters 1, 2, 3

 19  4.1, 4.2

 23  4.2, 4.3

 26  4.3, 4.4

March  1  5.2, 5.4

 4  5.4, 5.5

 8  6.1, 7.1

 11  7.2, 7.3

 15  7.3, 8.1

 18  8.1, 8.2

 22  8.2, 9.1

 25  Good Friday

 29  Midterm II Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

April  1  9.1, 9.2

 5  10.1, 12.1

 5  11:30am 12.2, 12.3

 8  Review for the final
