• AP Statistics Syllabus

     

    Description:  This course begins with descriptive statistics, including graphical representations of data and measures of central tendency, position and variation.  Basic probability concepts lead to the study of the binomial and normal probability distributions.  The course continues with the Central Limit  Theorem and its use in the development of estimation through confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. The course concludes with Chi Square tests and linear correlation and regression.  Graphing calculators will be used to gain a greater understanding of the underlying concepts.

    The AP Statistics exam is scheduled for May 13, 2021

    Text:  “The Practice of Statistics”, Starnes, Tabor, Yates and Moore, 5th edition

     Teacher:  Mr Mario Cornacchia

    Contact:  mcornacchia@marsd.org

    Office hours:  Wednesday 12:20 to 2:10

    Bio:  This is my 20th year teaching at MRHS.  I’ve been teaching introductory Statistics for over a dozen years and this is my 2nd year teaching AP Statistics.  I’ve taught a wide range of  classes from Algebra 1 to AP Calculus BC.  I will have more personal information during our first class.

     

    Google Classroom Codebyyht52

     

    Virtual Lectures (The Video Link will be posted on the Google Classroom folder):

    BE ON TIME!  If you are absent, it is your responsibility to find out what work you missed

     

    Schedule starting Sept 14:

    Monday:  12:50 to 1:10 

    Tuesday:  8:27 to 9:21 

    Wednesday:  7:54 to 8:20

    Thursday:  12:50 to 1:10 

    Friday:  8:27 to 9:21 

     

    Grade Policy

    Homework 10% (If late: 0)

    Project: 15% (If late: 0)

    Exams: 75% (Self Assess, due one school day after the exam is returned, will get you the AP Curve grade)

    Homework is due the day of the exam.  Make up exams will be scheduled “after school” or during my Office Hours (see above). 

     

    Honor System:

    Cheating is taking the work of another individual and claiming it as his/her own work. Plagiarism is taking material from a source, in whole or in part, and claiming it as his/her own work.  This will result in a 0% with no option to redo/retake – NO EXCEPTIONS

     

    Accommodations:

    Accommodations and Modifications will be provided with the individual’s 504 and IEP

     

     

    Pacing guide, homework list, test and project (PCC) dates:

     

    Chapter 1: Exploring Data

     

     

     

    READ: 1.0 Intro, pp. 1-6

     

    HWK:  #1,3,5,7,8

     

    READ: 1.1 Analyzing Categorical Data, pp. 7-20

     

    HWK:  #11,13,15,17 and #19,21,23,25,27-32

     

    READ: 1.2 Displaying Quantitative Data with Graphs, pp. 25-40

     

    HWK:  #37,39,41,43,45,47 and 53,55,59,60,65,69-74

     

    READ: 1.3 Describing Quantitative Data with Numbers, pp. 49-68

     

    HWK:  #79,81,83,87,89,91,93 and #95,97,99,103,105,107-110

     

    HWK: Chapter 1 - FRAPPY! P.74

     

    HWK:  #R1.1- R1.10

     

    HWK:  #T1.1- T1.15

    Chapter 1 Test:  Week of 9/21

     

    Chapter 2: Modeling Distributions of Data

     

     

     

    2.1 Describing Location in a Distribution

     

     #1,3,5,9,11,13,15 and#17,19,21,23,25-30

     

    2.2 Density Curves and Normal Distributions

     

    #33,35,39,41-51ODD and #53,55,57,59 and #54,63,65,66,67,69-74

     

    FRAPPY!

     

    #R2.1 – R2.11

     

    #T2.1 – T2.13

    Chapter 2 Test:  Week of 10/5

    PROJECT #1:  Personal Progress Check(*) (PPC(*)  #1):  10/5

     

    Chapter 3: Describing Relationships

     

     

     

    3.1 Scatterplots and Correlation

     

    #1,5,7,11,13 and #14-18,21

     

    3.2 Least-Squares Regression

     

    #27-32,35-45 ODD and #47-51 ODD and #48,50,55,58 and #59,61,63,65,69,71-78

     

    12.2 Transforming to Achieve Linearity

    #19-24(NO! these are 12.1),31,33 and #35,37,39,41,43,45,47-50

    FRAPPY!

     

    #R3.1  -R3.6

     

    #T3.1 – T3.13

    Chapter 3 Test:  Week of 10/26

    PROJECT #2:  Personal Progress Check (PPC #2):  10/26

     

    Chapter 4: Designing Studies

     

     

     

    4.1 Sampling and Surveys Intro

     

    #1-11 ODD; #13,17-25 ODD; #27-35 ODD and #37-42 (add)

     

    4.2 Experiments

     

    #37-42,45-55 ODD and #57-65 ODD and #67-73 ODD and

    #75-81 ODD,85 and #83,87-94

     

    4.3 Using Studies Wisely

     

    #97-104

     

    FRAPPY!

     

    #R4.1 - R4.11

     

    #T4.1 - T4.14

     

    HWK: Cumulative AP Test 1 - #AP1.1 – AP1.17.  pp. 282-285

     

     

    Chapter 4 Test:  Week of 11/9

    PROJECT #3:  Personal Progress Check (PPC #3):  11/9

     

    Chapter 5: Probability: What are the Chances?

     

     

     

    5.1 Randomness, Probability, and Simulation

     

    #1,3,7,9,11 and #15,17,19,23,25

     

    5.2 Probability Rules

     

    #27,31,32,39,41,43,45,47 and #29,33-36,49,51,53,55

     

    5.3 Conditional Probability and Independence

     

    #57-60,63,65,67,71,73,77,79

     

    FRAPPY!

     

    #R5.1 – R5.10

     

    #T5.1 – T5.14

    Chapter 5 Test:  Week of 11/30

     

    Chapter 6: Random Variables

     

     

     

    6.1: Discrete and Continuous Random Variables

     

    #1-13 ODD and #14,15,17,18,21,23,25

     

    6.2: Transforming and Combining Random Variables

     

    #27-30,35,37,39-41,43,45 and #47-55 ODD,57-59,61

     

    6.3: Binomial and Geometric Random Variables

     

    #63,65,66,69-77 ODD and #79-89 ODD and #95-98 and #101-105

     

    Chapter 6: Random Variables

     

    FRAPPY!

     

    #R6.2, R6.4

     

    #T6.1 – T6.14

    Chapter 6 Test:  Week of 12/14

    PROJECT #4:  Personal Progress Check (PPC #4):  12/14

     

    Chapter 7: Sampling Distributions

     

    7.1 What is a Sampling Distribution

     

    #1,3,5 and #7-19 ODD

     

    7.2 Sample Proportions

     

    #21-24,27,29,33,35,37,39

     

    7.3 Sample Means

     

    #43-46,49,51,53,55 and #57,59,61,63,65-68

    10.1 pp. 612-615

    10.2 pp. 636-639

     

    FRAPPY!

     

    #R7.1-R7.7

     

    #T7.1-T7.13

     

    #AP2.1-AP2.25

    Chapter 7 Test:  Week of 1/11

    PROJECT #5:  Personal Progress Check (PPC #5):  1/11

     

     

    Chapter 8: Estimating with Confidence

     

     

     

    8.1 Confidence Intervals

     

    #1-9 ODD and #10,11-19 ODD

     

    8.2 Estimating a Population Proportion

     

    #20-24,31-37 ODD and #39-47 ODD

     

    8.3 Estimating a Population Mean

     

    #49-52,55-59 ODD and #61,65,69,71,73,75-78

     

    FRAPPY!

     

    #R8.3, R8.4, R8.6, R8.9

     

    #T8.1-T8.13

    Chapter 8 Test:  Week of 1/18

     

     

     

    Chapter 9: Testing a Claim

     

    9.1 Significance Tests

     

    #1-11 ODD,15 and #13,17-23 ODD

     

    9.2 Tests about a Population Proportion

     

    #25-28,31,35,39,41 and #43,45,47,51-57 ODD

     

    9.3 Tests about a Population Mean

     

    #59-62,65,69,73,77,79 & #83,85,87,89-91,93,95-102

     

    FRAPPY!

     

    #R9.2, R9.4, R9.5

     

    #T9.1-T9.13

    Chapter 9 Test:  Week of 2/8

    PROJECT #6:  Personal Progress Check (PPC #6):  3/29

     

     

     

    Chapter 10: Comparing Two Populations or Groups

     

    10.1 Comparing Two Populations

     

    #1-23 ODD

     

    10.2 Comparing Two Means

     

    #31,33,35,51 & #25-28,37,39 & #41-47 ODD,53,57-60

     

    FRAPPY! and #R10.1, 10.4

     

    #T10.1-T10.13 and #AP3.1 –AP3.35

    Chapter 10 Test:  Week of 3/1

    PROJECT #7:  Personal Progress Check (PPC #7):  3/30

     

     

     

    Chapter 11: Inference for Distributions

     

    11.1 Chi-Square Tests for Goodness of Fit

     

    #1-17 ODD

     

    11.2 Inference for Two-Way Tables

     

    #19-22,27-39 ODD and #41-49 ODD,51-55

     

    FRAPPY! and #R11.1-R11.5

     

    #T11.1-T11.13

    Chapter 11 and 12/1 Test:  Week 3/22

    PROJECT #8:  Personal Progress Check (PPC #8):  3/31

     

     

    Chapter 12:  More About Regression

     

    12.1 Inference for Linear Regression

     

    #1-17 ODD,19-24

     

    HANDOUT:  12.3

     

    FRAPPY!

     

    #AP4.1-AP4.46

     

                 

     

    *********12.1 Combined with Chapter 11 Test**********

    *****PROJECT #9:  Personal Progress Check (PPC #9):  3/31*****

    AP Exam Practice:  4/1 to 5/12

     

    **************AP Stats Exam: May 13, 2021************

     

Last Modified on September 15, 2020