Introduction to Business Statistics

MSIS 623:385:01

Fall 1999

last modified on: 12/19/99





Instructor: Farid Alizadeh

Office: Janice Levin Room 245 on office hours or 105 RUTCOR Building on other days or by appointment,

phone: 445-4857

Office hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 1-2pm or by appointment

E-Mail: alizadeh@andromeda.rutgers.edu

A sample exam from last semester has been posted. Check the Exams page to find it. Answer to HW6 will be provided tomorrow morning. For HW4 and Hw5 the questions are very similar to ones solved in your text and Excel worksheets I provided. If you have specific questions come to my extra office hours to discuss them.

Second Exam is on Tuesday December 21 from 4 to 5:30 pm. Exam will be open book and notes. Check the exams page for more information.

The sixth optional homework assignment is posted. It is due on December 19.

An Excel file with two-sample hypothesis testing examples is posted. Another one with chi-square and ANOVA examples follows.

An Excel file describing hypothesis testing for single population is posted. Study it along with your text.

The most recent grades including corrections are posted here. Please check and make sure all the information is accurate.

The answer to Exam 1 is posted.

Projects and Homework Assignments


Syllabus (Only tentative and will be adjusted as we go! )

Notes (These are complementary notes and are required reading)

Grader: Cem Iyigun

Office: RUTCOR Building, Busch campus room 167

Office hours: 10-11 AM Friday


E-mail: iyigun@rutcor.rutgers.edu


Required: M.L. Berenson & D.M. Levine, "Basic Business Statistics", Sixth Edition, Prentice Hall, 1996

Optional: M.R. Middleton, "Data Analysis Using Excel",Duxbury, 1997

Important rules:

Two exams, each worth 30% of your grade, and about five to seven homework assignments determining the remaining 40%

Assignments are due at the beginning of the class period on the day they are due, otherwise they are considered late. Late assignments will carry a penalty of 25%. No late assignment beyond one week past the due date will be accepted

If you fail to hand in more than two assignments you fail the course regardless of the score in other assignments or exams