**The University of Tennessee at Martin**

**Department of Mathematics and Statistics**

** **

**Elementary Statistics and Probability**

**Mathematics 210**

**Section 001 / 002 / 006**

**Fall 2002**

**Credit Hours : 3**

**Instructor :** Dr. D.A. McCullough

**Office : **424G Andy Holt
Humanities Building

**Phone : **587 – 7362 ( my office
)

587
– 7360 ( departmental office – to leave a message )

**E - mail :** desireem@utm.edu

**Office Hours : **Monday
7 – 8 , 10 – noon; Tuesday 7 – 8 , 2 –
3 ;

Wednesday
7 – 8 , 10 – 11 ; Thursday 7 – 8 ;

Friday
10 – 11 ; and also by appointment.

**Textbook :** ** Elementary
Statistics , **8th Edition , by Robert Johnson and Patricia Kuby

**Calculators :** You will need a calculator
for this course that calculates summary statistics and regression functions.
(TI 83 - Plus Highly Recommended) **YOU
MAY NOT SHARE CALCULATORS DURING ANY EXAMINATIONS.**

**Course Purpose, Goals and
Objectives :**

These
can be seen on the course syllabus on the departmental web page or viewed in my
office.

**Homework :** There will be homework problems for each
section that is covered. They will not
be graded . The homework will prepare you for the exams.

There
will be homework worksheets given weekly.
These worksheets will determine your homework grade. You will have a week to complete each
worksheet to receive credit. ** Homework
sheets will be due at the beginning of class and WILL NOT be accepted late.** There will be approximately 15 homework
worksheets during the semester. Each
worksheet will be worth approximately10 points toward your homework grade. A total of 120 points will be considered a
perfect homework grade. Anything above
120 will be bonus points and will count toward your final grade.

** Procedures for Homework Sheets :**

** 1. ) Do not write on the back sides of paper.**

** 2. ) No spiral notebook paper.**

** 3. ) Assignments are to be stapled with homework problems **

**in order.**

** 4. ) Put
your name on top of each page.**

** **

**Minitab : **There
will be Minitab assignments that will need to be completed in the computer
laboratories. They will be worth a
total of 30 points.

**Exams : **There will be three in – class exams and a final
examination. Examination One will cover
Chapters 1 – 3, Examination Two will cover Chapters 4 – 7, Examination Three
will cover Chapters 8 – 10, and the Final Examination will be **Comprehensive.
The Final Examination is a MASS Exam and occurs on Wednesday, December
11, 2002 from 5:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. ** Each in – class examination is worth 100
points and the Final Examination is worth 200 points.

**MAKE - UP EXAMINATIONS ARE NOT GIVEN**. **If an
examination is missed for a fully documented reason the final examination grade
percentage will be substituted for the missed examination if you have notified
the instructor before the examination.
To substitute the final exam percentage for a missed examination provide
the instructor documentation for the missed examination and sign a form that
states that the substitution will occur.
**

** **

**Grading : **There will be a total of **650 points** possible in this
course. Letter grades will be assigned
as follows :

** **

**B 75
% ( 487 . 5 points )**

** C 60
% ****( 390 points )**

** D 50
% ****( 325 points )**

** F Less
than 50 %**

** **

**The instructor reserves the right to lower these
cutoffs but never to raise them.**

**Attendance : **Attendance is expected. If you
have a conflict and cannot make it to class, you should notify the instructor.

**Basic Needs : You should bring** **your book, your calculator, your
pencil/pen, your homework solutions, and your paper to class** **everyday.**

**Academic Dishonesty : **

Academic
dishonesty is behavior in which a deliberately fraudulent misrepresentation is
employed in an attempt to gain undeserved intellectual credit either for one's
self or another. Academic dishonesty is not condoned or tolerated at The
University of Tennessee at Martin. Both parties will be severely penalized as
allowed by the university.

**Important Date to Remember :**

Last Day
to Drop with an automatic "W" Friday, October 18^{th}

**Academic Disability :**

Any
student eligible for and requesting academic accommodation due to a disability
is requested to provide a letter of accommodation from P.A.C.E. or Student
Academic Support Center within the first two weeks of the semester.