Topic (Section)

Exam #1

- Sampling Techniques: convenience, random, cluster, stratified, systematic 1-3
- Data Types and Level of Measurement: quantitative/qualitative and nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio 1-4
- Frequency Distributions: construction, relative frequencies 2-1
- Histograms 2-1
- Measures of Central Tendency: mean, median, calculations, determination of skewness. 3-1
- Measures of Position: percentiles, quartiles, calculations, finding in a data set. 3-1
- Pareto Principal 13-1
- Fishbone Diagram 13-1
- Proactive/Reactive Control 13-1 & Notes

Exam #2

- Standard Deviation: calculating from a sample, reason for n-1 in denominator 3-2
- Interquartile Range: determining form data 3-2
- Interpretation of mean and standard deviation: empirical rule, Tchebysheff's theorem, applications 3-3
- Standardized data: z-score, calculation, interpretation 3-3
- Normal Distribution: characteristics, calculating probabilities using the table, solving for maximum of minimum conditions 5-1
- Uniform Distribution: determining probabilities from 5-2
- Exponential Distribution: connection to Poisson process, lambda, determining probabilities from 5-2
- Sampling Distribution: characteristics, probabilities based on averages 6-2
- Central Limit Theorem: concept, application, calculating probabilities 6-2

- Confidence Intervals: critical values, margin of error, calculation, interpretation 7-1
- Sample Size: impact of confidence, margin of error, and standard deviation 7-2
- Hypothesis Testing: null/alternative, test statistic, use of critical value, p-value, type I&II errors, application of the test for one mean 8-1
- Test for One Proportion: z-statistic, application 8-2
- Test for Two Variances: F-statistic, F-table 9-1
- Test for Two Means: t-statistic, pooled standard deviation and degrees of freedom, application 9-2

- Test for Two Proportions: requirements for normal approximation, p-bar, z statistic, p-value or critical value approach. 9-3
- Correlation: scatter plots, positive or negative correlation, strength of correlation, test for significant correlation 11-1