### Math 1620: Mathematical Statistics

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Professor Richard Kenyon

Tel. 863-6406

rkenyon -at- math dot brown dot edu

office: Kassar 305

Office hours: Mondays 1-2pm or by appointment.

**Text:** Larsen and Marx,
An Introduction to Mathematical Statistics and its Appl., 5th ed.

**Course outline:**
Topics include Estimation, Hypothesis testing, inferences, goodness-of-fit, regression.
We will cover most of the material in chapters 5-11,
and, time depending some material of the remaining chapters.

## Midterm 1: Thursday Feb 21, in class

## Midterm 2: Tuesday April 2, in class

No notes, texts, calculators allowed.
## Final: May 13, 2pm-5pm , BH 158

One page of notes is allowed. Covers all material up through 12.2

There will be homeworks collected weekly and two midterms.
The final grade will be weighted as follows:
Homework 35%, midterms 15%+15%, final 35%.

### Homework:

Late homework will not be accepted.
The lowest homework grade will be dropped.
**Homework 1, due Tuesday Feb. 5 in class:**

5.2.2, 5.2.4, 5.2.6, 5.2.8, 5.2.12, 5.2.13

**Homework 2, due Tuesday Feb. 12 in class:**

5.2.16, 5.2.18, 5.2.20, 5.3.2, 5.3.4, 5.3.5, 5.3.7, 5.3.9, 5.3.14, 5.3.28

**Homework 3, due Thursday Feb. 21 in class:**

5.4.2, 5.4.3, 5.4.8, 5.4.14, 5.4.22

5.5.2, 5.5.4, 5.5.5

5.7.2

**Homework 4, due Tuesday Mar. 5 in class:**

5.8.1, 5.8.7

6.2.1, 6.2.4, 6.2.7, 6.3.2, 6.4.12, 6.4.13

**Homework 5, due Tuesday Mar. 12 in class:**

6.5.1, 6.5.2,

7.3.3, 7.3.8,

7.4.4, 7.4.5, 7.4.6, 7.4.8, 7.4.13, 7.4.21,

7.5.8, 7.5.10

**Homework 6, due Tuesday Mar. 19 in class:**

9.2.1, 9.2.2, 9.2.3, 9.2.16, 9.2.20

9.3.3, 9.3.5

*No office hours March 18*

*No office hours Apr 1*

*No class Tuesday Apr. 9*
*No office hours Apr 8*

**Homework 7, due Thursday Apr. 11 in class:**

homework 7

**Homework 8, due Tuesday Apr. 16 in class:**

10.4.2, 10.4.5, 10.4.8, 10.5.2, 10.5.3

**Homework 9, due Thursday Apr. 25 in class:**

11.2.2,11.2.6,11.2.7,11.2.15,11.2.16, 11.2.23,11.3.2,11.3.4

**Homework 10, not to be turned in. Discussed during review session Tuesday Apr 30:**

11.4.2, 11.4.6, 11.4.12, 11.5.1,11.5.8, 12.2.1

**Reading:**

for Tuesday Jan 29: review Chapters 1-4, read Ch. 5.1-5.3

for Thursday Feb 15: read up to 5.8

for Thursday March 7: read up to 9.3