** STAT 512 HOME PAGE:
SPRING 2024**

**MATHEMATICAL
STATISTICS**

**Instructor:
****Joshua M. Tebbs**

**Office:
LeConte 217 (tel: 803-576-8765)**

**Office
Hours: 8:45-9:30 and 10:45-11:30 MWF; open-door policy all other times**

**Class
Time: 9:40-10:30 MWF in LeConte 103**

**TA:
Hagen Sanchez (email)**

**Office:
LeConte 111 (office hours: 2:00-4:00 MW)**

**Problem
solving sessions: 2:00-4:00 F in LeConte 206**

**Handouts:**

* This is the complete set of course notes for STAT 512 (it consists of
Chapters 6-9). **Please let me know if you find any errors.**

**Homework Assignments:** Graded problems (to turn in)
are shown in bold. Solutions are provided for all the homework problems.

- Homework 1:
**6.4**, 6.5,**6.10**, 6.14, 6.19,**6.20**,**6.26**, 6.30,**6.31**, and 6.33. Due Monday, January 22. (Solutions) - Homework 2: 6.34,
**6.40**, 6.42,**6.45**, 6.48,**6.52**,**6.57**, 6.59, 6.63, and**6.68**. Due Monday, February 5. (Solutions) - Homework 3:
**6.66**,**6.71**, 6.74,**6.75**, 6.84,**6.87**, 6.88,**6.103**, 6.105, and 6.107. Due Monday, February 12. (Solutions)

Practice problems for Chapter 6.

- Homework 4: 7.11,
**7.13**,**7.19**, 7.29, 7.33,**7.37**,**7.38**, 7.39, 7.88, and**7.95**. Due Friday, February 23. (Solutions) - Homework 5: 7.43,
**7.52**,**7.53**, 7.58, 7.75,**7.80**, 7.87,**7.94**, 7.96, and**7.97**. Due Friday, March 1. (Solutions)

Practice problems for Chapter 7.

- Homework 6:
**8.1**, 8.6, 8.9, 8.12,**8.13**,**8.15**,**8.16**, 8.18, 8.20, and**8.133**. Due Monday, March 18. (Solutions) - Homework 7:
**8.34**, 8.36, 8.60, 8.65, 8.87, 8.95,**8.127**,**8.128**,**8.132**, and**8.134**. Due Wednesday, March 27. (Solutions)

Practice problems for Chapter 8.

- Homework 8: 9.1, 9.3,
**9.7**, 9.37, 9.38,**9.41**,**9.42**,**9.44**, 9.50, and**9.54**. Due Monday, April 8. (Solutions) - Homework 9:
**9.56**,**9.59**, 9.63, 9.64, 9.72,**9.74**, 9.75, 9.77,**9.88**, and**9.104**. Due Friday, April 19. (Solutions) - Homework 10: 9.19, 9.24, 9.32, 9.33,
**9.81**,**9.82**,**9.92**,**9.97**,**9.107**, and 9.112. Not collected. (Solutions)

Practice problems for Chapter 9.

All problems listed are from
WMS (2008).

**R Code: **This is the R code that I use to produce the
graphics in the notes.

**Data sets:** These are the data sets I
analyze in the notes.

- birthweights
(Chapter 8)
- rainfall
(Chapter 9)

**Exams:**

- Exam 1:
Covers Chapter 6.
- Exam 2:
Covers Chapters 7-8
- Final Exam: Friday, April 26 at 9:00am. Covers Chapters
6-9.

**Exam P: Probability**
(Society of Actuaries website)

Last updated: April 22, 2024.