Stat 401, Section 2

Experimental Methods

Important Course Information

Contact your Professor or Teaching Assistant

Send email to Dr. Michael Akritas mga@stat.psu.edu. (NOTE: Do not use Angel for contacting Dr. Akritas by email.)
Office: 414 Thomas; Tel: 865-3631.
Office hours: Wednesday, Thursday 1:00PM-2:00PM, or by appointment.
Do not use Angel, of Canvas for contacting Dr. Akritas -- use the above email address.
Send email to the TA, Mr. Anuj Ghurka amg6432@psu.edu
Office hours: W 3:30PM-5:30PM at 320 Thomas, or by appointment.

Statistical Tables

  • Bionomial Distribution Table, Poisson Distribution Table, Normal Distribution Table, t Distribution Table, Chi Square Distribution Table, F Distribution 0.01 - 1, F Distribution 0.01 - 2, F Distribution 0.05 - 1, F Distribution 0.05 - 2, Studentized Range Distribution
  • Lecture Presentations and Labs

    Homework and Lab Assignments

    Homework #1: Due Friday, 13th Jan.
  • Section 1.2, p. 6, Problems 1, 2, 5
  • Section 1.3, p. 10, Problems 1, 2, 3, 6, 8
  • Section 1.4, p.12, Problems 1, 2, 5
  • Homework #2: Due Friday, 20th Jan.
  • Section 1.6, p. 29, Problems 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 16
  • Lab Assignment #1: Do problems 4, p. 10; 2, p. 20; 8, 13, p. 21; 17(a), p. 22
  • Homework #3: Due Friday, 27th Jan.
  • Section 1.7, p. 35, Problems 1, 2, 3
  • Section 1.8, p. 47, Problems 2, 3, 5, 15, 16
  • Section 2.2, p. 59, Problems 2, 9
  • Homework #4: Due Friday, 3rd Feb.
  • Section 2.3, p. 72, Problems 7, 11, 12, 14
  • Section 2.4, p. 77, Problems 1, 5, 8
  • Section 2.5, p. 88, Problems 5, 6
  • Lab Assignment #2: Do problems 4, p. 35; 4, 10, p. 48 (for 10 make sure you use the read.table command as mentioned in the problem); 18, p. 49
  • Homework #5: Due Friday, 10th Feb.
  • Section 2.6, p. 96, Problems 2, 10
  • Section 3.2, p. 109, Problems 1, 4, 5(b), 9, 11
  • Section 3.3, p. 121, Problems 2, 4
  • Homework #6: Due Friday, 24 Feb.
  • Section 3.4, p. 144, Problems 1, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18
  • Section 3.5, p. 156, Problems 6, 10
  • Homework #7: Due Friday, 3 March
  • Section 4.2, p. 165, Problems 3, 5
  • Section 4.3, p. 178, Problems 1, 7, 8
  • Section 4.4, p. 190, Problems 1, 2, 4, 7, 10, 11
  • Homework #8: Due Friday, 17 March
  • Section 4.5, p. 198, Problems 1, 2, 4
  • Section 4.6, p. 209, Problems 1, 3, 4
  • Section 5.3, p. 222, Problems 4, 5
  • Section 5.4, p. 228, Problems 2, 3, 5, 6
  • Homework #9: Due Friday, 24 March
  • Section 6.3, p. 248, Problems 4, 5, 8, 10, 11
  • Section 7.3, p.269, Problems 2, 3, 9, 13
  • Lab Assignment #3: Do the Lab Assignment given in the pdf file for Lab 3.
  • Homework #10: Due Friday, 7 April
  • Section 7.4, p. 275, Problems 1, 3
  • Section 7.5, p. 280, Problem 2
  • Section 8.2, p. 290, Problems 1, 2, 5
  • Lab Assignment #4: Do the Lab Assignment given in the pdf file for Lab 4
  • Homework #11: Due Friday, 14 April
  • Section 8.3, p. 305, Problems 2, 3, 6
  • Section 8.4, p. 312, Problems 1, 2, 3
  • Lab Assignment #5: Do the Lab Assignment given in the pdf file for Lab 5
  • Homework #12: Due Friday, 21 April
  • Section 9.2, p. 323, Problems 1, 2, 7
  • Section 9.5, p. 342, Problem 1a
  • Section 10.2, p. 358, Problems 5, 10
  • Section 10.3, p. 367, Problems 2(b), 7
  • Lab Assignment #6: Do the Lab Assignment given in the pdf file for Lab 6