**Time and Place:**TR 2:00-3:15 at SH 514**Instructor:**Peter Saveliev (call me Peter)**Office:**741A Smith Hall**Office Hours:**12:45 - 1:45 TR and 4 - 5 MTWR (tentative) or by appointment**Office Phone:**x4639**Home Phone:**697-7827 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)**E-mail:**saveliev@marshall.edu**Class Web-Page:**math01.com**Prerequisites:**fluency with algebra, good understanding of functions**Texts:***Elementary Statistics, A Step by Step Approach*by Bluman, 5th Ed.**Computer Requirements:**graphic calculator TI-83 (or TI-83+), Excel**Goals:**good understanding of the main concepts of probability and some experience with statistical analysis**Quizzes:**based on the practice problems assigned daily**Grade Breakdown:**TOTAL = .05×A + .20×Q + .15×E1 + .15×E2 + .15×E3 + .30×F- attendance and participation: 5%
- quizzes (open book): 20% (drop 1 or 2)
- 3 exams: 15% each
- final exam: 30%

**Letter Grades:**A: 90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60

**From the Catalogue: **

**MTH 225 - Introductory Statistics**- Introductory Statistics. 3 hrs. Basic probability, descriptive statistics, fundamental statistical inference procedures involving estimation and hypothesis testing for a variety of situations with wide applications. (PR: Math ACT 21 or C or better in MTH 121 or higher)