Fall 2005

**Statistics 230-01**

** Introduction to Mathematical Statistics**

** **

**Text**: Mathematical Statistics with Applications, Sixth edition,

by D.D. Wackerly, W. Mendenhall, and R.L. Scheaffer,

Duxbury Press

**Time and Place**: M-W-F 2:00-3:00, CLAS 313

**Instructor**: Ofer Harel

Office: CLAS 320

Phone: 486-9689

Office hours: W-F 9:00-10:00 or by appointment

Email: oharel@stat.uconn.edu

**Prerequisite**: MATH 210 or 220

**Grading**: You are responsible for the material covered in the text, lectures, and homework. The final grade will be based on class participation, homework, two in class examinations and final exam. There will be no makeup exams. Each homework assignment is due a week after it is assigned. All three exams are closed book and closed notes. However, you are allowed to bring in one page (8.5”x11”) of your own notes with a list of formulas on them. Student are expected to bring a calculator during the exams.

Homework: 20%

Class participation: 5%

Exam 1: 20% (October 3)

Exam 2: 20% (November 9)

Final Exam: 35% (According to the schedule)