# Spring 2022 STA 2000

# @ Baruch College

Section LMFB will be FULLY ONLINE with both synchronous and asynchronous class components.

Synchronous classes meet over Zoom on Fridays beginning at 9:05AM

In-class Bb exams begin at 9:05 AM exactly. Class will continue after the exam is concluded (see schedule below) .

On days when there is no exam, class will take place from 9:05AM - 11:35AM followed by office hours until noon.

Office hours will take place in the Zoomiverse. Can't make it at the above time? Email me to schedule a meeting. We will work it out.

Contact Professor Linda W. Friedman: Linda.Friedman@baruch.cuny.edu OR Prof.Friedman@gmail.com

# WEEK - BY - WEEK COURSE OUTLINE

## WEEK / TOPIC

Before class: Visit the Lectures page to review class notes in pdf format, YouTube videos, and narrated PowerPoints. Then do the Homework assigned.

## SYNCHRONOUS CLASS

Fridays @ 9:05AM

DON'T BE LATE

## HOMEWORK DUE

Homework is due by week, not by date / time. All work for this course may be found on Blackboard under Assignments .

*Friday January 2**8**th - CUNY First Day of Classes*

### Week 1

Topic: Intro to Business Statistics

Friday January 28

Zoom Class: Getting Started

All About Data

HW: Email me (See Bb)

Bb: Post your Intro to * Our Class* Blog

### Week 2

Topic: Descriptive Statistics (Single Variable)

Friday February 4

Zoom Class : Overview of Topic

& Problem Session

HW: Measuring Data

*Tuesday **February **8 is a CUNY Friday*

### Week 3

Topic: Descriptive Statistics (Two Variables)

Tuesday February 8 - a CUNY Friday

Zoom Class : Overview of Topic. Problem Session.

Review for Quiz (Exam #1).

What 2 Know. Review Problems

HW: Descriptive Stats

*Friday-Sunday** February **11-13**- Baruch College Closed*

### Week 4

Exam #1 .

New Topic: Basic Probability

### Friday February 18

Exam #1 (a quiz)

on Blackboard

Exam #1 (a quiz)

on Blackboard

*Exam will cover **Introduct**ion**, Descriptive Statistics. 9:05 - 9:45AM*Zoom Class: Basic Probability. Class will begin shortly after the quiz.

HW: Descriptive Stats (2 Variables)

*Monday** February **21**- Baruch College Closed*

### Week 5

Topic: Probability Distributions - Binomial Distribution.

Friday February 25

Zoom Class: Overview of Topic

& Problem Session

HW: Probability

Bb: *Begin *work on **Making Statistics Relevant **(Discussion^{2}) DUE Week 9

### Week 6

Topic: Probability Distributions - Normal Distribution

Friday March 4

Zoom Class: Overview of Topic

& Problem Session

HW: Expected Value

HW: Binomial Distribution

### Week 7

Topic: Continue work on Normal Distribution; Sampling Distributions

Friday March 11

Zoom Class: Overview of Topic. Problem Session. Review for Exam #2

HW: Normal Distribution

### Week 8

Exam #2

New Topic: Intro to Statistical Inference (Z distribution)

### Friday March 18

Exam #2

on Blackboard

Exam #2

on Blackboard

*Exam will cover Probability thru Sampling Distributions. 9:05 - 10:**0**5AM*Zoom Class: Statistical Inference. Class will begin shortly after the exam.

HW: Sampling Distributions* *

### Week 9

Topic: Continuation of Inference using the Z statistic; The "Student's t" distribution. Inferences about Proportions

Friday March 25

Zoom Class: Overview of Topic

& Problem Session

HW: One-sample Z tests

Bb: Making Statistics Relevant (Discussion^{2})

### Week 10

Topic: Sample Size Determination,

Friday April 1

Zoom Class: Overview of Topic

& Problem Session

HW: One-sample t

### Week 11

Exam #3

Next Topic: Two-sample hypothesis tests, Correlation

### Friday April 8

Exam #3

on Blackboard

Exam #3

on Blackboard

*Exam will cover all of statistical inference. 9:05 - 10:**20**AM (TBD)*Zoom Class: Two-sample hypothesis tests. Class will begin shortly after the exam.

HW: Inference with Proportions

*Spring Recess **April 15** - April **22*

### Week 12

Topic: Correlation, Simple Regression

Friday April 29

Zoom Class: Overview of Topic

& Problem Session

HW: Two-sample tests (Parts I,II,III)

### Week 13

Topic: Exam #4 Q&A

Friday May 6

9:00-10:00AM on Zoom:

Optional Q&A for Exam #4

Exam #4 on Blackboard:

10:15-11:30AM

Exam #4 on Blackboard:

10:15-11:30AM

*Exam ** **will cover 2-sample hypothesis tests; correlation** &** regression*

HW: Correlation

HW: Regression

**No homework of any kind accepted after ****May**** 10**

**No homework of any kind accepted after**

**May**

**10**

### Week 14

Study for the Comprehensive Final Exam [all topics].

*If you do well on Exams 1-4 you may be exempt from the final. *

Friday May 13

Zoom Class: Review for Final Exam

### NO office hours available after May 17.

*Tuesday May 17**th - CUNY **Last **Day of Classes*

**BARUCH FINAL EXAM PERIOD ****May ****1****8****-2****4**

### Final Exam

Friday May 20

10:30AM - 12:30PM

**FINAL EXAM **

on Blackboard

**FINAL EXAM**

on Blackboard

on Blackboard

*Final exam is comprehensive*

1) Also see the Baruch College Academic Calendar.

2) Late Discussion posts will not be graded. No exceptions here.