Data Analysis and Statistical Inference

Instructions for Midterm Exam 1

Relevant Topics

This exam focuses on all topics covered up to the date of the test. These topics include:

- experimental and survey design;
- exploratory data analysis
- probability.

Logistics

Write all answers on the exam paper. Answer all questions concisely and clearly. Pay attention to instructions that limit the number of sentences you should write when answering. Extra verbiage may not be read or may be penalized.

For the exam, you are allowed to use __one__
sheet of 8.5 by 11 paper filled with any information you want to put on
them. Both sides of the sheet can be used. You are not
permitted to use any other material for the exams, except those
provided by the instructor
(e.g., the table of normal probabilities from our text).

Bring a calculator to the exam.

Suggestions for Studying

Useful ways to study for these exams include reviewing the extra problems and text problems, and taking the practice exams. Below are links to the practice exams, which are all Microsoft Word files.

Practice
exam 1 Answers
to practice exam 1

Practice
exam 2 Answers
to practice exam 2