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.

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.